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Director:
Writers:
Minetaro Mochizuki (comic)
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Release Date:
30 August 2003 (Japan) See more »
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Plot:
A teenage boy wakes up and finds himself on a train. He vaguely remembers being on a class trip when something terrible happened, and he is one of the few survivors. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Satoshi Tsumabuki ... Teru Aoki
Sayaka Kanda ... Ako Seto (as Sayaka)

Takayuki Yamada ... Nobuo Takahashi
Naohito Fujiki ... Nimura
Yoshimasa Kondô ... Iwata
Kyûsaku Shimada ... Minila
Minori Terada ... Andou
Jinpachi Nezu ... Matsuo
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Camille LaBry West ... Ako Seto (voice) (as Camille A. LaBry)
Shion Machida
Yutaka Matsushige
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Directed by
Jôji Iida 
 
Writing credits
Minetaro Mochizuki (comic)

Masa Nakamura (screenplay) &
Hiroshi Saitô (screenplay) &
Jôji Iida (screenplay)

Produced by
Takashi Hirano .... executive producer
Daisuke Ohoka .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Jun'ichirô Hayashi (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Masahiro Ônaga 
 
Sound Department
Peter 'Duck' McDonald .... sound mixer
Christian Alexander Moran .... sound editor (english version)
 
Visual Effects by
Masaru Tateishi .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Hiroyuki Yoshida .... stunt coordinator
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Doragon heddo" - Japan (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for some violence and disturbing images
Runtime:
122 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Japan:G | South Korea:15 (cable rating) | USA:R

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2 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
This guy really is immortal!, 12 July 2005
Author: siderite from Romania

This movie is what you come up with if you take Armaggedon and you mix it with Die Hard. You remove Bruce Willis and make the main character die even harder, but not save anyone. You add a little Lord of the Flies and make it Japanese. Voila!

This is a movie that could have been a little shorter. It felt really long at its two hours, however it was surprisingly good. It's a disaster movie where people act disastrously, as the calamity that occurred is affecting the human brain as well.

The effects were nice, the emotions in the movie were rather violent for my taste, and I blamed it on Japanese cinema, but it was the magnetic field's fault (or was it? :) ). The script was well done and I thought the actors played well.

It's worth a watch, it may surprise you. It was very close to an 8, but the accent put too strongly on human insanity and the length dropped it to 7.

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