Millennium Actress

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Millennium Actress is a 2001 Japanese animated drama film co-written and directed by Satoshi Kon and produced by Madhouse.wikipedia
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Satoshi Kon

Millennium Actress is a 2001 Japanese animated drama film co-written and directed by Satoshi Kon and produced by Madhouse.
In 2002, Kon's second film, Millennium Actress, was released to the public.

Mami Koyama

In feature films, she voiced Kei in Akira, and the adult Chiyoko Fujiwara in Millennium Actress.

Setsuko Hara

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Loosely based on the lives of actresses Setsuko Hara and Hideko Takamine, it tells the story of two documentary filmmakers investigating the life of a retired acting legend.
The anime film Millennium Actress (2001), directed by Satoshi Kon, is partly based on her life, although it was produced and released more than a decade prior to her death.

Madhouse (company)

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Millennium Actress is a 2001 Japanese animated drama film co-written and directed by Satoshi Kon and produced by Madhouse.
Director Satoshi Kon produced all four of his films with the studio: Perfect Blue, Millennium Actress, Tokyo Godfathers, and Paprika, as well as his TV series Paranoia Agent.

Kōichi Yamadera

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Millennium Actress (The Man with the Key)

Masaya Onosaka

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Millennium Actress (Kyoji Ida)

Fantasia International Film Festival

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Additionally, it won the awards of Best Animation Film and Fantasia Ground-Breaker at the 2001 Fantasia Film Festival.
Since this time many world and international premieres have featured at Fantasia fest, including Shaun of the Dead, Perfect Blue, Millennium Actress, Midnight Meat Train, Dread, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Uzumaki.

Susumu Hirasawa

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Millennium Actress is the first Satoshi Kon film to feature Susumu Hirasawa, whom Kon was a long-time fan of, as composer.

Go Fish Pictures

The film was shown almost exclusively in New York and Los Angeles and received a minimal advertising campaign from Go Fish Pictures, a division of DreamWorks SKG.
The division experienced success with the anime films Millennium Actress and Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence in 2003 and 2004 respectively, which led them to venture into releasing live-action films with the release of The Chumscrubber.

DreamWorks

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The film was shown almost exclusively in New York and Los Angeles and received a minimal advertising campaign from Go Fish Pictures, a division of DreamWorks SKG.
The division experienced success with the anime films Millennium Actress (2003) and Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004), respectively, which led them to venture into releasing live-action films, with the release of The Chumscrubber.

Animation Kobe

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It was awarded the Feature Film Award at the 8th Animation Kobe.

Trompe-l'œil

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The screenplay was written by Sadayuki Murai, who used a seamless connection between illusion and reality to create a "Trompe-l'œil kind of film".
Millennium Actress (2001)

Anime

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Millennium Actress is a 2001 Japanese animated drama film co-written and directed by Satoshi Kon and produced by Madhouse.

Drama (film and television)

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Millennium Actress is a 2001 Japanese animated drama film co-written and directed by Satoshi Kon and produced by Madhouse.

Hideko Takamine

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Loosely based on the lives of actresses Setsuko Hara and Hideko Takamine, it tells the story of two documentary filmmakers investigating the life of a retired acting legend.

Second Sino-Japanese War

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It turns out he is a revolutionary against the war in China, as well as a painter; he escapes, but leaves a key behind.

Manchukuo

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After his departure, she decides to become a film actress in hopes that he will see one of her movies, and heads to Manchukuo with the film crew for her first movie to try and give the key back to him.

Jidaigeki

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At this point, scenes are played from different movies from Chiyoko's career, ranging from samurai to kaiju, all with the theme of Chiyoko chasing down the mysterious painter.

Kaiju

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At this point, scenes are played from different movies from Chiyoko's career, ranging from samurai to kaiju, all with the theme of Chiyoko chasing down the mysterious painter.