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Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer (1984)
"Urusei Yatsura 2: Byûtifuru dorîmâ" (original title)

Unrated  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Fantasy  |  11 February 1984 (Japan)
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Lum is a cheerful alien who now lives with her human fiancée, Ataru and her goods friends on earth. The night before the school festival, the world begins to change, things seem to be ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fumi Hirano ...
Lum (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ...
Ataru Moroboshi (voice)
Akira Kamiya ...
Mendou (voice)
Kazuko Sugiyama ...
Ten (voice)
Saeko Shimazu ...
Shinobu (voice)
Mayumi Tanaka ...
Ryuunosuke (voice)
Shigeru Chiba ...
Megane (voice)
Akira Murayama ...
Perm (voice)
Shinji Nomura ...
Kakugari (voice)
Issei Futamata ...
Chibi (voice)
Ken'ichi Ogata ...
Ataru's Father (voice)
Natsumi Sakuma ...
Ataru's Mother (voice)
Michihiro Ikemizu ...
Onsen-Mark (voice)
Masahiro Anzai ...
Ryuunosuke's Father (voice)
Tomomichi Nishimura ...
Principal (voice)
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Lum is a cheerful alien who now lives with her human fiancée, Ataru and her goods friends on earth. The night before the school festival, the world begins to change, things seem to be repeating themselves. Gradually, all necessary functions come to a stop, people disappearing, streets deserting, buildings decaying except Lum and her friends who live ever happier. When they begin to probe the truth, they find out it's somebody's dream that is changing the world... Written by Tzung-I Lin <tzung@hugo.att.com>

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Trivia

The movie is based around an old Japanese folk story named "Urashima Taro". This tale shares similarities to "Rip Van Winkle" and "Pandora's Box", and is one of the stories Japanese children learn. See more »

Quotes

[Sakura rides in Mujaki's "Blue Turtle" cab]
Mujaki: Things are a mess fer ya 'cause ya think time an' space are objective things. Y'now how time seems down when y're waiting? Fact is, time is simply a creation of your human consciousness. What is there ain't no human beings anywhere in the world? Wouldn't clocks and calendars be a waste? Maybe there ain't no such thing as time that flows in one direction from the past to the future, and never was dontcha think, ma'am? Human beings are slipshod to begin...
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the film, after the music dies out, the school's clock tower chimes until the screen fades to black. See more »

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Features Godzilla (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

Love is a Boomerang
(Ai wa Buumeran)
Vocals by Yûko Matsutani
Lyrics by Yoshiko Miura
Music by Ryô Matsuda
Arranged by Nobuyuki Shimizu
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Watch that movie!
24 September 2004 | by (Deitschlond, Wissädal) – See all my reviews

Once in your life time you can watch a movie that goes directly into your

heart. Beautiful Dreamer was this movie to me! Every time I watch it I cry

because of that wonderful love story. That doesn't mean that I cry watching every love story! Titanic for example: I didn't cry. Maybe a bit after noticing that still some hours of that s*** were to survive:-C But back to UY.

Rumiko Takahashi is a very gifted story teller and I love everything she creates. UY is hard for new watchers to understand, but if you just keep on laughing you will love it!!! Like Monty Python I also like to laugh about:-D

Watch it and love it*G*


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