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9 September 2004 (Germany) See more »
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Plot:
Enter a dark, dangerous world where the lines between reality and fantasy are blurred. Angela is 18... See more » | Add synopsis »
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What's the film about? Pros and cons. See more (22 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Chloé Winkel ... Angela

Jon Yang ... Yamamoto
Rebecca Palmer ... Rachel

Tuva Novotny ... Monika

Tara Elders ... Polly

Linda Steinhoff ... Ella
Filip Peeters ... Kruilman

Togo Igawa ... Oshima
Peggy Jane de Schepper ... Larissa
Alan Westaway ... Scotty

Burt Kwouk ... Papa-San
Mette Louise Holland ... Ingrid (as Mette-Louise Holland)
Monika Strzelczyk ... Tanya
Oona Spengler ... Russian Girl
Akemi Otani ... Mama-San
Manuela Servais ... Angela's Mother
Giselle Berk ... Neighbour (as Gisela Berk)

Yuki Iwamoto ... Japanese Club Guest
Eiji Kusuhara ... Japanese Club Guest (as Eiji Kushara)

Takuya Matsumoto ... Japanese Club Guest
Ryozo Kohira ... Japanese Club Guest
Fay Susan Hartrey ... Hostess
Valerie Hamer ... Hostess
Julia Hamer ... Hostess
Verena Mundhenke ... Hostess
Jana Philomena Meister ... Hostess
Kinggan Xingan ... Krullman's Man
Eerdungnengke ... Krullman's Man
Uurtsaikh ... Krullman's Man
Maximilian Vollmar ... Schoolfriend

Directed by
Matthias X. Oberg  (as M.X. Oberg)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Matthias X. Oberg  (as M.X. Oberg)

Produced by
Karl Baumgartner .... producer
Jeroen Beker .... co-producer
Carlo Degli Esposti .... co-producer
Christoph Friedel .... producer
Andrea Hanke .... co-producer
Samir .... co-producer
Marc Sillam .... co-producer
Pierre Spengler .... co-producer
Claudia Steffen .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Nils Petter Molvaer 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Mieke 
 
Film Editing by
Peter Alderliesten 
 
Casting by
Pia Marais 
 
Production Design by
Petra Barchi 
 
Art Direction by
Tim Pannen 
 
Set Decoration by
Daniel Kolarov 
 
Costume Design by
Sandra Fuhr 
 
Makeup Department
Konnie Daniel .... key makeup artist
Laura Schiavo .... makeup designer (as Laura-Schiavo Loz)
 
Production Management
Felix Dencker .... unit production manager trainee
Olaf Lehmann .... unit production manager
Akira Yamamoto .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marios Hamboulides .... key second assistant director
Takashi Inoue .... third assistant director
Jon Older .... first assistant director
Masayuki Taniguchi .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Tatsuya Amano .... props assistant
Ann-Kathrin Otto .... comic artist
Klaus Rudat .... construction manager
Hella Stichlmair .... art department trainee
Tomoyuki Takagi .... constructor
Ninako Takeuchi .... prop assistant
Uli Tegetmeier .... property master
 
Sound Department
Mathieu Cox .... second sound re-recording mixer
Giel van Geloven .... sound editor
Maurice Hillier .... sound recordist
Alexis Oscari .... sound assistant
Herman Pieëte .... sound designer
Herman Pieëte .... supervising sound editor
Bruno Tarrière .... sound re-recording mixer
Carl Van Brande .... post-production sound coordinator
Maaike de Vries .... foley editor
Alexander Weuffen .... voiceover recordist
 
Special Effects by
Wolf Schiebel .... special effects
Niklas Voigt .... special effects
 
Stunts
Ernst Reimann .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tsuneyuki Aikou .... grip
Bernd Felder .... electrician
Sebastian Fröhlich .... video assistant
Daigo Hosono .... remote head operator: stab-c
Takashi Itabashi .... electrician
Alexander Jung .... electrician
Shoichi Mawatari .... remote head operator: stab-c
Beda Mulzer .... best boy
Junichi Ohno .... still photographer
Helen Sabatzki .... clapper loader
Helen Sabatzki .... second assistant camera
Claudia Schnoor .... focus puller
Bjoern Susen .... gaffer
Tom Trambow .... still photographer
Klaus Witt .... key grip
Mitsugu Yaguchi .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Tsuyoshi Sugino .... extras casting
 
Transportation Department
Tsuyoshi Hashikawa .... unit driver
Yukinori Kaneko .... unit driver
Hiroaki Kawabata .... unit driver
Masayuki Suzuki .... unit driver
Takahiro Taketomi .... unit driver
 
Other crew
Anja Becker .... location assistant
Jasmin Hardt .... production office coordinator
Yukihiro Hirata .... production assistant
Toshihiro Isomi .... ant consultant
Yuki Iwamoto .... japanese dialogues
Cressida Joyce .... translator
Camelija Karlic .... assistant to producers
Toshiki Komatsu .... production assistant
Oliver Kühne .... additional crew
Sue Lebrun .... production assistant
Masanori Sakai .... production assistant
Noriyuki Sakai .... unit car
Ilona Stuke .... assistant accountant
Shunsuke Suganuma .... interpreter
Miyuki Tanaka .... location manager
Junji Yukihira .... production trainee
 
Thanks
Michael Schmid-Ospach .... thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Stratosphere Girl" - USA (DVD box title)
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Runtime:
Netherlands:90 min | Japan:81 min
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Quotes:
Businessman 2:Is it true, you're just sixteen?
Angela:No, I'm fifteen.
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Soundtrack:
Like A VirginSee more »

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10 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
What's the film about? Pros and cons., 3 November 2004
Author: vinogradovh from Tallinn, Estonia

The main character is a 18-year-old blond girl Angela. Her passion is to draw comics. After graduating from high-school she's going to look for some adventures... So Angela spontaneously takes up the idea of a Japanese DJ Yamamoto she meets at her graduation party ... and flies off to TOKYO! Everything she sees, she expresses in her drawings.. but some bad things are going on at her new working place... Someone has been murdered... Angela draws and draws... soon it seems, that reality and comics are mixed up.. where's the line between?

Even though the artistic and technical side of mixing comics and "real-life" was interesting and even though it was shot in Tokyo..I have to tell, that I didn't like this movie. Max 3 points in 10 point scala. And those points are for the artistic side! And I'm sad, because I expected quite a lot from this film. So what was the problem for me? It was too slow, it was too naive and I'm sorry, but I wasn't so very thrilled about the actors. I have to tell you, that only one actor, Filip Peeters, (a "bad guy") left an impression for me.. I felt cold and even a little bit scared when I saw him on screen, so he LEFT an impression. The others didn't. By the way.. after I saw the film I remembered a film which I saw exactly one year ago.. last autumn -"Ruang rak noi nid mahasan"/"Last Life in the Universe" by Pen-Ek Ratanaruang (Thailand, Japan; 2003). They are not comparable.

People who like slow-on-going movies, a little bit romance plus "murder to be solved" and actually, a totally out-of-a-blue ending films, should go and see it.

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