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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

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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
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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 Oh'oka .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Jun'ichirô Hayashi (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Masahiro Ônaga 
 
Sound Department
Makio Ika .... sound recordist
Akikazu Inuzuka .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Peter 'Duck' McDonald .... sound mixer
Christian Alexander Moran .... sound editor (english version)
Katsumi Muro .... sound re-recording mixer
Kenji Shibasaki .... sound effects
Yuji Tagami .... assistant sound re-recording mixer (as Yûji Tagami)
 
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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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Life among the ruins, 3 May 2004
Author: Mark-129 from United States

Yes, the two leads are rather dull and the complete breakdown of society in about 48 hours, while explained by a few throwaway lines of dialog is a little hard to swallow. Still, Dragon Head is a success. A story where 2 high school kids emerge from what they think was an underground train wreck to find a natural disaster has decimated the entire countryside. Their immediate goal is to get to their homes in Tokyo. Along the way, the encounter the dregs of what remains of the populace, escaping death several times. The two youngsters also learn, that despite losing everything, in this new world, having each other is their most important possession. The ending is anti-climatic, but thanks to some nice special effects and upbeat music leaves off on a hopeful, if not positive note.

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