The Book of the Dead (2005)

02/11/2006 (JP) AnimationDramaScience FictionRomance 1h 10m
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A sheltered aristocratic woman in feudal Japan, bored and unfamiliar with the world outside her estate, passes the time copying a special Buddhist sutra sent by her father who has been absent on official business for years. While gazing out her window one late afternoon, the setting sun creates a vision of a holy figure in the distant mountains.

  1. Kihachiro Kawamoto


  2. Shinobu Orikuchi


Top Billed Cast

  1. Kyōko Kishida

    Kyōko Kishida

    Narrator (voice)

  2. Tetsuko Kuroyanagi

    Tetsuko Kuroyanagi

    Story Teller (voice)

  3. Rie Miyazawa

    Rie Miyazawa

    Iratsume of Fujiwara (voice)

Full Cast & Crew

The Book of the Dead

Original Title 死者の書

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Budget -

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