Helter Skelter - Japanese Movie
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- Movie: Helter Skelter
- Romaji: Heruta Sukeruta
- Japanese: ヘルタースケルター
- Director: Mika Ninagawa
- Writer: Kyoko Okazaki (manga), Arisa Kaneko
- Producer: Mitsuru Uda, Morio Amagi
- Cinematographer: Daisuke Soma
- Release Date: July 14, 2012
- Runtime: 127 min.
- Genre: Drama / Suspense / Plastic Surgery
- Distributor: Asmik Ace Entertainment
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Top star Ririko undergoes multiple cosmetic surgies to her entire body. She's looked upon as an icon for beauty. As the toll of her multiple surgies begins to take its toll, Ririko makes the lives of those around her miserable as she tries to deal with career and personal problems.
- Movie based on Kyoko Okazaki's manga "Helter Skelter" (published by Shoudensha in 2003). Manga "Helter Skelter was the 2004 Grand Winner of the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize.
- Actress Erika Sawajiri makes her return to the big screen after a 5 year hiatus.
- Filming takes place from mid-January, 2012 to late February, 2012.
|Erika Sawajiri||Nao Omori||Shinobu Terajima||Gou Ayano||Kiko Mizuhara|
|Ririko||Makoto Asada||Michiko Hata||Shin Okumura||Kozue Yoshikawa|
|Hirofumi Arai||Anne Suzuki||Susumu Terajima||Kaori Momoi||Sho Aikawa|
|Kinji Sawanabe||Kumi Hosuda||Keita Tsukahara||Hiroko Tada||Mikio Hamaguchi|
|Mieko Harada||Yosuke Kubozuka|
|Hisako Wachi||Takao Nanbu|
Additional Cast Members:
- 2012 (14th) Taipei Film Festival - June 29 - July 21, 2012 - Gala Premieres *International Premiere
- 2013 (17th) Fantasia Film Festival - July 18-August 7, 2013 *Canadian Premiere
- 2012 (56th) BFI London Film Festival - October 10-21, 2012 - Films in Dare
- 2013 (12th) New York Asian Film Festival - June 28-July 15, 2013 *New York Premiere
- 2013 (7th) JAPAN CUTS - July 11-21, 2013 *New York Premiere