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Millennium Actress - Collector's Edition [4K UHD] (Blu-ray) UK Release Details

Millennium Actress - Collector's Edition [4K UHD] (Blu-ray) UK
Release Date: 25 January 2021
RRP: £49.99 (GBP)
Rating: PG
Company: Anime Ltd
Country: United Kingdom
Posted By: Joe

Categories: Release Blu-ray Retail

The classic film available for the first-time 4K SDR UHD Blu-ray in a gorgeous Collector's Edition set that also includes the film on Blu-ray and more!

From genius director Satoshi Kon ( Perfect Blue, Paprika), take a journey through cinema history via his unique, world-bending perspective.

Synopsis: With the renowned Ginei Studios shutting down and their buildings about to be demolished, film-maker Genya Tachibana sets out to commemorate this historical moment by interviewing the studio's former superstar - the now-reclusive Chiyoko Fujiwara.

Thirty years on from her disappearance from the limelight, one question lingers - why did she end her career and vanish at the peak of her acting powers? The truth lies within a key found by Genya many years prior... a key that is far more than just a memento, and instead serves as an emblem of her entire raison d'ĂȘtre.

As Chiyoko recounts her story, so Genya and his cameraman are pulled into a wide-ranging journey through the lens of her films. Interviews and recollections, acting and reality, all blur into the single rich tapestry of a remarkable life.

On the discs: The film with viewing options in both English and original Japanese with English subtitles on both 4K SDR UHD Blu-ray and regular Blu-ray.

Packaging and Physical Contents: Comes packed in a rigid case with a digipack to hold the two discs.

Also included is a poster (34x41cm) and a 44-page booklet containing in depth articles by Jonathan Clements and Andrew Osmond.