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    • Pokémon 4Ever

      Pokémon 4Ever (2001)

      Director
      YUYAMA Kunihiko
      Cast
      MATSUMOTO Rika, OTANI Ikue

      Fourth anime feature film for the global phenomenon "Pocket Monsters." Depicts the turmoil surrounding Celebi, a mythical pokemon that possess the mysterious ability to time travel. Yukinari (voice: Toda Keiko) gets swept along in traveling through ...

    • Princess Arete

      Princess Arete (2001)

      Director
      KATABUCHI Sunao
      Cast
      KUWASHIMA Houko, KOYAMA Tsuyoshi, KOROGI Satomi

    • Man Walking on Snow

      Man Walking on Snow (2001)

      Director
      KOBAYASHI Masahiro
      Cast
      OGATA Ken, KAGAWA Teruyuki, OHTSUKA Nene

      A family drama screened in the Un Certain Regard section of the 54th Cannes Film Festival. Koroshi director Kobayashi Masahiro interjects offbeat humor while depicting the interaction between a father uncomfortable with being honest and his children....

    • KARAKOWASHI

      KARAKOWASHI (2001)

      Director
      TAKEFUJI Kayo
      Cast
      TAKEFUJI Kayo, KUROSAWA Jun, SAITO Shin

    • MASK DE 41

      MASK DE 41 (2001)

      Director
      MURAMOTO Taishi
      Cast
      TAGUCHI Tomorowo, MATSUO Suzuki, TSUTSUI Mariko

    • Drive

      Drive (2001)

      Director
      SABU
      Cast
      TSUTSUMI Shinichi, OSUGI Ren, SHIBASAKI Ko

      Asakura (Tsutsumi Shinichi) constantly suffers from a migraine headache because of his extremely square personality. Lost in admiration staring at a pretty woman (Shibasaki Kou) at a flower shop, he is surprised by a masked group of three men who jum...

    • Blue Spring

      Blue Spring (2001)

      Director
      TOYODA Toshiaki
      Cast
      MATSUDA Ryuhei, ARAI Hirofumi, TAKAOKA Sosuke

      The third feature film by Toyoda Toshiaki, who previously worked as scriptwriter and assistant director on Sakamoto Junji's Checkmate and Biliken. It is the first film adaptation of a book by popular manga-artist Matsumoto Taiyo. Bored with school l...

    • Alexei and the Spring

      Alexei and the Spring (2001)

      Director
      MOTOHASHI Seiichi
      Cast

      Nadya's Village director and still photographer, Motohashi Seiichi, returns from a post-Chernobyl land with another documentary about people of a small village and a natural water source. Also called "White Russia", Belarus, is a country gifted wit...

    • Oriume

      Oriume (2001)

      Director
      MATSUI Hisako
      Cast
      HARADA Mieko, YOSHIYUKI Kazuko, Tommys' MASA

      After depicting an elderly couple's quiet life in Yukie, director Matsui Hisako follows an old woman who sticks out amidst the fast-paced rhythm of young people's lives. Masako (Yoshiyuki Kazuko) paints oil paintings in the park, watched over by Tom...

    • The Mars Canon

      The Mars Canon (2001)

      Director
      KAZAMA Shiori
      Cast
      KUNO Makiko, KOHINATA Fumiyo, NAKAMURA Mami

      The first feature film from director Kazama Shiori since How Old Is the River won the Tiger Award at the 1994 Rotterdam Film Festival. The film's heroine is in love with a married man, and is loved by a lesbian; The Mars Canon uses a delicate touch t...

    • THE HAPPINESS OF THE KATAKURIS

      THE HAPPINESS OF THE KATAKURIS (2001)

      Director
      MIIKE Takashi
      Cast
      SAWADA Kenji, MATSUZAKA Keiko, TAKEDA Shinji

      Miike Takashi has turned the Korean box office hit The Quiet Family into a horror comedy in the form of a musical. After losing his job due to company restructuring, Katakuri Masao (Sawada Kenji) builds a lodge in a remote mountain area. Masao has r...

    • Chloe

      Chloe (2001)

      Director
      RIJU Go
      Cast
      NAGASE Masatoshi, TOMOSAKA Rie, TSUKAMOTO Shinya

      Director Riju Go returns to the screen after a six-year absence with this adaptation of Boris Vian's 'The Foam of the Days'. Planetarium employee Kotaro (Nagase Masatoshi) has a meeting with fate and falls in love with Chloe (Tomosaka Rie). Supporte...

    • Vengeance for Sale

      Vengeance for Sale (2001)

      Director
      OKAMOTO Kihachi
      Cast
      SANADA Hiroyuki, SUZUKI Kyoka, MURATA Takehiro

      Maverick genius and long-time leader of Japanese cinema, Okamoto Kihachi, presents an all-time entertainment samurai flick. Sukeroku (Sanada Hiroyuki) is a drifter who makes a living by aiding those who are on a mission for revenge. Returning to the...

    • The Declaration of War

      The Declaration of War (2001)

      Director
      SEJI Rodo
      Cast
      FURUYA Ikko, NATSUYAGI Isao, SUGIMOTO Tetta

      A submarine under an unknown flag runs aground off the coast of the Japan Sea. Men clad in combat uniform emerge from the surfaced submarine, and disappear into the night. With the capture of one of the crew members, it is revealed that this is an in...

    • Chiyoko:Millennium Actress

      Chiyoko:Millennium Actress (2001)

      Director
      KON Satoshi
      Cast
      KOYAMA Mami, IIZUKA Shozo, ONOSAKA Masaya

      The first time in history that Dreamworks (A.I., Shrek) obtained the distribution rights to a Japanese film. The director is Kon Satoshi (Perfect Blue). The studios of a former major film company are being torn down. Tachibana, who works for a TV pr...

    • Shooting Stars in the Twilight

      Shooting Stars in the Twilight (2001)

      Director
      TOMIOKA Tadafumi
      Cast
      ISHIBASHI Renji, TOBA Jun, ITAYA Yuka

      A mature romantic drama based on the original comic story by Hirokane Kenshi, a socially-committed comic writer, and produced under his supervision. Hiromi (Toba Jun) works in a posh French restaurant. One day, he meets an ordinary-looking old man (...

    • Hush!

      Hush! (2001)

      Director
      HASHIGUCHI Ryosuke
      Cast
      TANABE Seiichi, KATAOKA Reiko, TAKAHASHI Kazuya

      The first full-length feature in five years from director Hashiguchi Ryosuke, known for gay-themed films like A Touch of Fever and Like Grains of Sand. Gay couple Naoya (Takahashi Kazuya) and Katsuhiro (Tanabe Seiichi) receive a proposition from Asa...

    • Suite de jeudi

      Suite de jeudi (2001)

      Director
      SHINOHARA Tetsuo
      Cast
      ASAOKA Ruriko, SUZUKI Kyoka, HARADA Mieko

      Shinohara Tetsuo directs some of Japan's finest actresses in this much-talked-about film. It's been four years since Aesthetic writer Shigematsu Tokiko (Asaoka Ruriko) died from a mysterious drug. Every year, as the anniversary of her death draws ne...

    • H story

      H story (2001)

      Director
      SUWA Nobuhiro
      Cast
      Beatrice DALLE, MACHIDA Kou, UMANO Hiroaki

      The latest film from internationally acclaimed filmmaker, Suwa Nobuhiro, director of 2 Duo and M/OTHER. This film-within-a-film remake of Alain Resnais' Hiroshima mon Amour was carried out by key creators Suwa, actor Beatrice Dalle and cinematograph...

    • Desert Moon

      Desert Moon (2001)

      Director
      AOYAMA Shinji
      Cast
      MIKAMI Hiroshi, TOYOTA Maho, KASHIWABARA Shuji

      Nagai (Mikami Hiroshi), the president of an internet company, was supposed to be a big success. However, the financial situation at his company has been worsening due to Japan's serious recession. His co-workers and followers, who established the com...

    • blue

      blue (2001)

      Director
      ANDO Hiroshi
      Cast
      ICHIKAWA Mikako, KONISHI Manami, IMAJUKU Asami

      Based on a manga created by very popular artist Nananan Kiriko. Ichikawa Mikako received the best actress award at the Moscow International Film Festival for her performance. At a high school set along the ocean, Kirishima Kayako (Ichikawa Mikako) h...