Millennium Actress

Millennium Actress (2001)

  • Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 2001-09-14
  • User Rating: 7.9/10 from 547 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 27min
  • Language: 日本語
  • Production Company: Madhouse
  • Production Country: Japan
  • Director: Satoshi Kon
star 7.9/10
From 547 Ratings


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.

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  • Miyoko Shoji

    as Chiyoko Fujiwara (age 70, voice)
  • Mami Koyama

    as Chiyoko Fujiwara (age 20-40, voice)
  • Fumiko Orikasa

    as Chiyoko Fujiwara (age 10-20, voice)
  • Showko Tsuda

    as Eiko Shimao (voice)
  • Shozo Iizuka

    as Genya Tachibana (voice)
  • Masaya Onosaka

    as Kyouji Ida (voice)
  • Masane Tsukayama

    as The Man with the Scar (voice)
  • Koichi Yamadera

    as The Man of the Key (voice)
  • Hisako Kyoda

    as Chiyoko's Mother (voice)
  • Tomie Kataoka

    as Mino (voice)
Camera Hisao Shirai Director of Photography
Writing Satoshi Kon Screenplay
Directing Satoshi Kon Director
Writing Satoshi Kon Original Story
Art Nobutaka Ike Art Direction
Sound Susumu Hirasawa Original Music Composer
Sound Masafumi Mima Sound Director
Visual Effects Satoshi Hashimoto Color Designer
Writing Sadayuki Murai Screenplay
Production Masao Maruyama Executive Producer
Production Tarō Maki Producer
Editing Satoshi Terauchi Editor
Visual Effects Takeshi Honda Animation Director
Visual Effects Takeshi Honda Character Designer
Visual Effects Kim Eun-young Animation
Crew Sachi Suzuki Special Effects
Crew Kumiko Taniguchi Special Effects