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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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Ami Hasegawa ...
Emily (voice)
Isamu Hayashi ...
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Yu Hayashi ...
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Nirasaki (voice)
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Mr. A (voice)
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Hiroaki Ishikawa ...
Announcement in Station 1 (voice)
Takkô Ishimori ...
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Heinz (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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In "Magnetic Rose," the opera singer's lover is named Carlo Rambaldi. This is most likely a tribute to film special effects creator Carlo Rambaldi who has contributed effects to "Alien" and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (among others). See more »

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Another example of what US animation just can't do...
22 August 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's an anthology. It's three stories of 45 minutes, 40 minutes and 15 minutes that have nothing at all to do with one another. In fact, the film's title only refers to the first story. This film is one part science-fiction thriller, one part bioterrorism comedy (THERE'S a category I've never put a film in!) and one part single-shot (99% of it, anyway) borderline-documentary.

Disney couldn't make a film this engrossing if the fate of mankind depended on it.

Those who have what I call the "It's an Anime" stigma should shake it off for "Memories". Rent this. Buy this. See this!


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