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Director:
Writers:
Masa Nakamura (screenplay)
Itaru Era (screenplay)
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Release Date:
11 July 1998 (Japan) See more »
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Plot:
After her sudden death a teenage girl finds her father has uploaded her mind to computer form. With a rival corporation wishing to capture her the girl is uploaded to her boyfriend's laptop. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Hiroko Shimabukuro ... Mai Hitomi & Ai
Eriko Imai ... Yôko
Takako Uehara ... Rika
Hitoe Arakaki ... Nao
Kenji Harada ... Yuu
Ryô Karato ... Satoshi Takanaka
Christopher Doyle ... Sakkaa / Soccer
Tomorowo Taguchi ... Gôda
Issa Hentona ... Tooru
Shinobu Miyara ... Hiroyuki
Yukinari Tamaki ... Kazuma
Ken Okumoto ... Daiki
Kensuke Toida ... Bodyguard 1
Masataka Haji ... Bodyguard 2
Naoyuki Yokoyama ... Bodyguard 3
Mongoruman ... Bodyguard 4
Anna Ide ... Mai as a child
Akihiro Yoshikawa ... Yuu as a child
Kazuki Kitamura ... Sada
Ryuuta Itô ... Boy A in the bus
Kônosuke Tôkai ... Boy B in the bus
Yûki Nagata ... Kurosawa as a child (as Yuuki Nagata)
John Gallock ... White doctor
Michelle Gazepis ... Sakkaa's / Soccer's secretary
Mikhail Vasilenko ... White boy
Manzô Shinra ... Bathroom visitor
Hiromi Suzuki ... Mai's mother
Yukio Yamanouchi ... Bus Passenger A
Chikage Natsuyama ... Bus Passenger B
Kippei Shîna ... Chinese-speaking man

Naoto Takenaka ... Kurosawa
Tsunehiko Watase ... Toshihiko Hitomi / Mai's father / Ai's creator
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Takahiro Itô ... Boy on bus
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Directed by
Takashi Miike 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Itaru Era  screenplay (as Kurio Kisaragi)
Masa Nakamura  screenplay (as Kurio Kisaragi)
Kozy Watanabe  novel "Andromedia"

Produced by
Kazuya Hamana .... producer
Takashi Hirano .... producer
Takashi Kasuga .... executive producer
Morihiro Kodama .... executive producer
Makoto Nakanishi .... producer
Toshiaki Nakazawa .... producer
Taishi Nishimura .... producer
Tetsuo Taira .... executive producer
Yasuo Takimoto .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Hideo Yamamoto 
 
Film Editing by
Yasushi Shimamura 
 
Production Design by
Akira Ishige 
 
Makeup Department
Yûichi Matsui .... special makeup effects artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bunmei Katô .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Akira Sakamoto .... assistant production designer
 
Sound Department
Jun Nakamura .... sound re-recording mixer
Jun Nakamura .... sound recordist
Akira Nakano .... sound recordist
Kenji Shibasaki .... sound effects
Hitoshi Tsurumaki .... assistant sound designer
 
Visual Effects by
Bernard Edlington .... shader artist
 
Stunts
Makoto Kenmochi .... stunt coordinator
Makoto Kenmochi .... stunts
Hiroo Sawa .... stunts
Kenji Shimozaki .... stunts
Hiroki Takano .... stunts
Keiji Tsujii .... stunt coordinator
Keiji Tsujii .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Saiko Hashimoto .... assistant camera
Meichô Tomiyama .... lighting technician
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Andoromedia" - Japan (original title)
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109 min
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1 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Sucktastic Bomb - Notable Only For the Miike Influence, 28 May 2007
Author: Marc Ferriere from Northampton, PA

Wow. This movie is a serious stinker. Bad special effects, terrible plot points seemingly ripped straight out of the Matrix and Tron, and meanderings into N*Sync dance routines really hamstring this movie from the get-go. I didn't exactly hate it, but it was one of the last domestically available Miike flicks that I hadn't seen and now I know how this one filtered down to the bottom of the list. Sure, there are a handful of scenes that could be called Miike-ian: (the assassin guy turning and looking pensively down the illuminated hallway, the bats flying in the city street, the blossoms falling beneath the beach sakura tree . . .). But for the most part, the film is just a cheesy vehicle for Speed to try and prove that they can act. No dice, ladies.

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