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Memories (1995)

Memorîzu (original title)
"Memories" is made up of three separate science-fiction stories. In the first, "Magnetic Rose," four space travelers are drawn into an abandoned spaceship that contains a world created by ... See full summary »

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Chief Shell Handler (voice)
Ami Hasegawa ...
Emily (voice)
Isamu Hayashi ...
Boy (voice)
Yu Hayashi ...
The Boy (segment: Cannon Fodder) (voice)
Michio Hazama ...
Nirasaki (voice)
Masato Hirano ...
Mr. A (voice)
Hideyuki Hori ...
Nobuo Tanaka (voice)
Hiroaki Ishikawa ...
Announcement in Station 1 (voice)
Takkô Ishimori ...
Doctor (voice)
Tomoko Ishimura ...
Robot (voice)
Tsutomu Isobe ...
Heinz (voice)
Tetsuya Iwanaga ...
Nobuo's Younger Brother (voice)
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"Memories" is made up of three separate science-fiction stories. In the first, "Magnetic Rose," four space travelers are drawn into an abandoned spaceship that contains a world created by one woman's memories. In "Stink Bomb," a young lab assistant accidentally transforms himself into a human biological weapon set on a direct course for Tôkyô. The final episode, "Cannon Fodder," depicts a day in the life of a city whose entire purpose is the firing of cannons at an unseen enemy. Written by Brian Rawnsley <rawnsleb@natlib.govt.nz>

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In the future, present or imaginary world, Memories reveal themselves, like roses' petals opening.


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Rated PG-13 for violent and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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The retail price of the Japanese Laserdisc were ¥8,800. See more »

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Edited from Kanojo no omoide (1995) See more »

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Memorable
11 July 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I am a guy that rents Anime from my local video store and not much makes it through even though I live in a part of the Greater Torono Area that has a large Asian population. I find that the stuff that I find is either really good or really bad, and this film is some of the best I have seen. Each story has emotion, power, and overall, the power to be remembered years later. I think I saw this two or three years ago and I can still vividly remember the imagery and stories. My personal favourite story was Magnetic Rose because of its look into paranoia and the mind. I think it was also a wise choice to put Stink Bomb in the middle because it is the humorous one. And artistically, Cannon Fodder takes the cake. A great find for artistic types and anime-lovers alike. See this movie now!


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