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2001-07-28T00:00:00Z
Sennen Joyuu

Sennen Joyuu

Millennium Actress

2001   •   45 minutes
7.9/10
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Action, Adventure, Angst, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Drama
 
From critically acclaimed director Kon Satoshi (Perfect Blue), comes the award-winning masterpiece, Millennium Actress. Known for his remarkable visual style, Kon seamlessly blends fantasy and reality into an exciting epic adventure of fate and destiny. Past and present collide as a film director discovers ... More
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Other Titles: 千年女優, Millennium Actress, Millennium Actress Chiyoko, Chiyoko Millennial Actress, Sennen Joyuu Chiyoko, Chiyoko
Sub Genres: Swordplay, Samurai, Time Travel, Time, Place, Earth, Asia, Japan, Past, Present, Historical, Tragedy, Sports, Daily Life, Art, Performance, Music, Idol, Cycling, Based On Real Events, Main Character Dies, Surreal, Stand-alone Movie, Thought-provoking... more, Biographical Film, The Effects Of Time And Distance On Human Relationships, Longing, Oofuji Noburou Award, Propaganda, Wartime Propaganda, Speculative Fiction, Unrequited Love, Running, Awards, Time Skip, The Arts, Psychological, The Power Of Love, Strong Female Lead, Promise, Childhood Promise, Melodrama, Bittersweet, Dreams And Reality, Twisted, Seinen
Air Date: 07/28/2001
Type: Movie
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October 08, 2019 - by Sarah
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millennium actress is an japanese animated movie which i will say i find to be rather remarkable as the themes definitely resonate with me with obsession and the lengths a person may chase after the idea whether its a person, a dream, or their past. as artistically beautiful as the movie may be; the story of a womans life has much substance to keep my attention throughout with depths of emotion. while the movie may be a bit bittersweet as the results do not end happily; but those involved find peace within themselves to acknowledge what they are searching for throughout their lives. i find... read more
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IN BRIEF: a man is desperate to interview an aging star in the wake of the demolition of the studio that brought her to fame. She's willing, but wants to conduct the interview the best way she knows how: by acting out her past, both the personal and the professional. The interviewer is game for it, and they drag the cameraman into their frenetic overview of Japanese culture (not only did the actress work during the most iconic times of the 20th century, but her roles spanned over 1,000 years of Japanese legends and history alike, from the Heian period to a future of space travel). However,... read more

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Keten Keten 10
Incredible narrative combined with stellar editing and outstanding visuals. Interesting themes and a commentary and homage to Japan cinema.
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Watched 2019
Zeph Zeph 8
The way transitional scenes were used as a form of visual exposition without the need to outright state things was nothing short of brillian




 
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