Into the Dreams…

Winner > Best Horror Film
Aoi Ueno is a university student. One day, she attends a special lecture “What is a Dream?” by psychological counselor Keiji Kamiyama. During the lecture, another student, Kaede Yamauchi starts talking about her dream in which she stabbed a man with a Japanese sword. Keiji starts reading her dream and sees her past life as a samurai making a raid. Witnessing Keiji’s dream reading, Aoi sees a flashback image of the samurai.
Aoi decides to visit Keiji’s counseling office after experience sleep paralysis. There, she finds herself drawn to the truths behind the psychic phenomena and offers to become Keiji’s assistant.
As his assistant, Aoi witnesses Keiji’s supernatural readings of various terrifying and mysterious phenomena. These include a man who repeatedly dreams about the same woman in a white kimono; a high school girl who takes a ghost photo and loses her hearing; a child ghost who appears at a high school built on the site of a hospital…Some of them were triggered by their past memories or karma from a previous life, while others are painful signs from the lost spirits who remain in this world, not realizing that they are already dead…
Director > Taka Octz
Writer > Mia Tomikawa
Producer > Motonobu Hashizume
Ryo Aoki “Keiji Kamiyama”
Mei Yamagishi “Aoi Ueno”