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Charisma (1999)
"Karisuma" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  26 February 2000 (Japan)
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A seasoned detective is called in to rescue a politician held hostage by a lunatic. In a brief moment of uncertainty, he misses the chance for action. Leaving his job and family without ... See full summary »

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A seasoned detective is called in to rescue a politician held hostage by a lunatic. In a brief moment of uncertainty, he misses the chance for action. Leaving his job and family without explanation, he makes his way to a mountain forest, where there is a peculiar tree called charisma. Should it be destroyed or protected? People stand divided over this one tree. Written by amirmu

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Is a tree just a tree?
17 January 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Charisma was my favorite movie at the Toronto Film Festival. The only film I've ever seen that pondered whether a tree was evil, exceptional, or just another tree. And also wonders about man's attempts to control the natural order.


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