Documentary filmmaker Genya Tachibana has tracked down the legendary actress Chiyoko Fujiwara, who mysteriously vanished at the height of her career. When he presents her with a key she had lost and thought was gone forever, the filmmaker could not have imagined that it would not only unlock the long-held secrets of Chiyoko’s life... but also his own.

  1. Satoshi Kon

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Sadayuki Murai


Top Billed Cast

  1. Miyoko Shoji

    Chiyoko Fujiwara (age 70, voice)

  2. Mami Koyama

    Mami Koyama

    Chiyoko Fujiwara (age 20-40, voice)

  3. Fumiko Orikasa

    Fumiko Orikasa

    Chiyoko Fujiwara (age 10-20, voice)

  4. Shozo Iizuka

    Shozo Iizuka

    Genya Tachibana (voice)

  5. Masaya Onosaka

    Masaya Onosaka

    Kyouji Ida (voice)

Full Cast & Crew

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Original Title 千年女優

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 28, 2003


    No rating information.

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 27m

Budget -

Revenue -



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