Opening

—— The Identical Sep 05
—— The Longest Week Sep 05
67% Thunder and the House of Magic Sep 05
74% God Help the Girl Sep 05
—— The Remaining Sep 05

Top Box Office

92% Guardians of the Galaxy $16.3M
20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $11.8M
39% If I Stay $9.3M
33% As Above/So Below $8.3M
21% Let's Be Cops $8.2M
37% The November Man $7.7M
17% When The Game Stands Tall $5.6M
32% The Giver $5.3M
65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $4.6M
34% The Expendables 3 $3.5M

Coming Soon

—— No Good Deed Sep 12
—— Dolphin Tale 2 Sep 12
—— Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? Sep 12
100% The Skeleton Twins Sep 12
100% The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Sep 12

Premieres Tonight

42% Houdini: Season 1

New Episodes Tonight

—— Anger Management: Season 2
71% Dallas: Season 3
—— Mistresses: Season 2
25% Partners: Season 1
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Breathless: Season One
100% Falling Skies: Season 4
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
78% Ray Donovan: Season 2
46% Reckless: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
—— Unforgettable: Season 2

Kuchisake-onna (A Slit-Mouthed Woman) (Carved) (2007)

tomatometer

No Reviews Yet...

Release Date: Mar 17, 2007 Wide

No Reviews Yet...

Release Date: Mar 17, 2007 Wide

audience

37

liked it
Average Rating: 3/5
User Ratings: 645

My Rating

Movie Info

Japanese director Koji Shiraishi helms the direct-to-video supernatural horror picture Carved. The story unfolds in an ominous suburban town, where, 13 years prior, the spirit of a woman turned up to terrorize youngsters. During her tragic lifetime, the woman in question had been severely disfigured by her psychotic husband, who slashed her from mouth-to-cheek with a pair of scissors. After her untimely death, she prowled the streets of the town, clad in a surgical mask and a long, sweeping

Aug 14, 2007

Tartan Video

Watch It Now

Cast

ADVERTISEMENT

Friend Ratings

No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.

There are no critic reviews yet for Kuchisake-onna (A Slit-Mouthed Woman) (Carved). Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates!

Audience Reviews for Kuchisake-onna (A Slit-Mouthed Woman) (Carved)

This movies take on the famous Japanese legend but makes no sense. The original story is about a vain woman that is cut by her jealous husband/or (more recently) has plastic surgery go horribly wrong. In either case it is about beauty. This film takes on a new origin story, but leaves the woman asking the question "Am I Pretty?" She has no reason to ask this as she was an abusive mother, not a temptress. Other than that the film is OK, it plays everything in a weird way, where the woman just shows up without typical horror introductions. She also attacks mostly in daylight. Sometimes this rather basic form of filming, results in very creepy imagery. The cut girl stumbling through the park was very well done. This film may as well have been called "When Bitches Do Nothing!" The women just stand around and let stuff happen. They'll just watch as men are mutilated and children are abducted. I wish it had made more of the protagonist beating her own child. It gave a very sinister edge to the hero.
July 20, 2009
kiriyamakazou

Super Reviewer

Seen because of an interest in the orignal urban legend. I loved the make up for the Kuchisake-Onna, but wasn't particularly keen on the reveal and showdown because I prefer the UL's motivation and question ("Do you think I'm beautiful?") rather than the suggestion that this was misheard.
June 26, 2008
newvogueravyn

Super Reviewer

Pretty good story that is pretty gosh darned brutal. I imagine one could complain about the unlikable characters, but I think that's how the filmmakers intended them. All in all, a worthwhile watch, and it's a pretty cool villainess.
December 1, 2007
cacutshaw

Super Reviewer

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Kuchisake-onna (A Slit-Mouthed Woman) (Carved) on our Movie forum!

What's Hot On RT

Box Office Wrapup
Box Office Wrapup

Guardians Tops slow Labor Day

Total Recall
Total Recall

Pierce Brosnan's 10 Best Movies

<em>Foxcatcher</em>
Foxcatcher

Channing Tatum in a dark drama

<em>Rosewater</em>
Rosewater

Jon Stewart's political drama

Foreign Titles

  • A Slit-Mouthed Woman (Kuchisake-onna) (DE)
  • A Slit-Mouthed Woman (Kuchisake-onna) (UK)
Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile