7.1/10
416
4 user 19 critic

Who's Camus Anyway (2005)

Kamyu nante shiranai (original title)
A group of eccentric students decide to make a movie. But, when their star suddenly quits, this witty ensemble cast begins to live the film, including murder, deception and true love. Japan... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(subtitles),
Reviews

Watch Now

$0.00 (SD) with Prime Video

WATCH NOW
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

French Blood (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A former Neo-Nazi and skinhead, Marco Lopez, tries to get his violent, racist and hateful past behind him. The man struggles to take distance with his Neo-Nazi friends and all their doings.

Director: Diastème
Stars: Alban Lenoir, Samuel Jouy, Paul Hamy
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The film focuses on a group of Miskito Indians in Nicaragua who used children soldiers in their resistance against the Sandinistas.

Directors: Werner Herzog, Denis Reichle
Stars: Werner Herzog, Denis Reichle
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Through examining Fini Straubinger, an old woman who has been deaf and blind since adolescence, and her work on behalf of other deaf and blind people, this film shows how the deaf and blind... See full summary »

Director: Werner Herzog
Stars: Fini Straubinger, M. Baaske, Elsa Fehrer
Fidelity (2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A talented photographer who lands a lucrative job in Paris with a scandal-mongering tabloid and becomes romantically involved with an eccentric children's book publisher while resisting the sexual advances of another photographer.

Director: Andrzej Zulawski
Stars: Sophie Marceau, Pascal Greggory, Guillaume Canet
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An anonymous narrator outlines a bizarre journey taken through "H", aided by a series of extraordinary maps, and his previous dealings with the mysterious Tulse Luper and the keeper of the ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Greenaway
Stars: Colin Cantlie, Jean Williams
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The... See full summary »

Director: Peter Greenaway
Stars: John Gielgud, Michael Clark, Michel Blanc
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The huge tar sands in Alberta are a potentially profitable resource, but the environmental impact could be heavy and long-term.

Director: Peter Mettler
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Nearly silent comedy filmed in black and white follows a street artist (Charles Lane), who rescues a baby after her father was murdered. The artist then sets off to find the mother, but has... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lane
Stars: Charles Lane, Nicole Alysia, Tom Alpern
Aaltra (2004)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In this pitch black comedy the rivalry between two neighbors escalates into an all out war. True a maintenance error on a tractor they both end up, paralyzed, in a wheelchair. It seems they... See full summary »

Directors: Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kervern
Stars: Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kervern, Michel de Gavre
Sweetgrass (2009)
Documentary | Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In the summer of 2003, a group of shepherds took a herd of sheep one final time through the Beartooth Mountains of Montana, in the extreme north-west of the United States. It was a journey ... See full summary »

Directors: Ilisa Barbash, Lucien Castaing-Taylor
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Two itinerant migrant workers, one mentally disabled and the other his carer, take jobs as ranch hands during the Great Depression to fulfill their shared dream of owning their own ranch.

Director: Lewis Milestone
Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Burgess Meredith, Betty Field
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Intimate portrait of the French actress/singer Jeanne Balibar.

Director: Pedro Costa
Stars: Jeanne Balibar, Rodolphe Burger, Hervé Loos
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Shûji Kashiwabara ...
Naoki Matsukawa
Hinano Yoshikawa ...
Yukari
Ai Maeda ...
Kiyoko Hisada
Hideo Nakaizumi ...
Ikeda
Tetsuji Tamayama ...
Hiroshi Nishiura
Shin'nosuke Abe ...
Motosugi (as Shinnosuke Abe)
Meisa Kuroki ...
Rei
Mitsunori Isaki ...
Yoshizaki
Tomorowo Taguchi ...
Oyama
Hirotarô Honda ...
Professor Nakajo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Miho Fujima
Yûta Kanai ...
Nakane
Junpei Suzuki ...
Kamimura
Yuko Takada ...
Aya Sasaki
Edit

Storyline

A group of eccentric students decide to make a movie. But, when their star suddenly quits, this witty ensemble cast begins to live the film, including murder, deception and true love. Japan. Japanese w/ Eng subtitles. Official Selection - Cannes Film Festival. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 January 2006 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Who's Camus Anyway?  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Death in Venice (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Ladies Blues
Song by Rolland Kirk
Performed by Shigeharu Mukai
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The preparation of a film by students in a film school
28 May 2005 | by (Europe) – See all my reviews

The last five days before the shooting of their first movie by a group of students in a film university in Japan. The film in the film is based on a the story of a student who killed an old lady to experience new feelings. As the beginning of the shooting approaches, tension increases, new problems arise everyday. The private life of the various protagonists interferes with the preparation of the film, and the professor who overviews their works (nicknamed Aschenbach after the character in Death in Venice) must also cope with his problems. A very gripping film played convincingly by young actors, and full of references to the films that have influenced them. Beautiful filming. The title comes from the fact that the main actor is invited to read "L'étranger" by Camus, to better understand the character he's playing. Film selected for the Directors' fortnight in Cannes.


15 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Boring joelbarrybrandt
I was left completely confused... hiding_from_the_truth
nakajo and rei in the restaurant hairyasian
Discuss Who's Camus Anyway (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?