[VID] Tag, You're It
He chased me and he wouldn't stop.
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I discovered this Japanese film a few years ago. At the time, I was searching for asian horror films on youtube and I stumbled upon the opening scene of TAG. It is so shocking when you first see it lol. Like seriously I’ve never seen a death scene quite like this one (maybe in one of the Final Destination films, but not to this degree). Especially since you don’t even see it coming since the scene starts off very dreamy. This clip definitely intrigued me to go and watch the whole film. At the time It was on Netflix (not anymore *sad face*).
Last year, I started thinking about this film again with festivids starting back up again; I requested it with the plan that I would make a vid to it if I could find a song. Guess how long it took for me to find the song? Literally a minute later. Instantly “Tag, You’re It” by Melanie Martinez popped in my head (just because the film is already called TAG) so I listened to the song to confirm it would work and funny enough it did.
!! Major Spoiler alert below for the movie and its ending in case you’re a little confused about this video / movie. !!
The protagonist (which I kept a mystery till the end - The old man and his younger self that is shown for a split second) is the one who created his own horror / survival 3D video game using the DNA to make clones of the girl he admired and all of her friends (who had already died almost 200 years ago). Then placed them in his video game. The main girl shifts POV a few times to two other girls (but it’s still technically her just in their appearance). You’ll notice how she never ever dies, but everyone around her does. That’s because the final act of the game is for her to of course make it to the end so then she makes it to where the old man is playing the video game. He wants to use her to please his younger self in bed. She eventually stops the old man’s younger self and screams at him to stop playing with girls like toys. She then commits suicide in front of both the old man and his younger self and the game restarts back to beginning of each game scenarios. She then proceeds to kill herself in all the game scenarios before any of the violent acts happen again. Once she does this, she is then finally free (shown briefly in the end credits of my vid).