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Ten Nights of Dreams (2006)
"Yume jû-ya" (original title)

 -  Fantasy  -  2007 (Japan)
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Based on renowned Japanese writer Natsume Soseki's same-titled short story collection, Ten Nights of Dreams brings ten fantastical dream sequences to film with great visual and ... See full summary »

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segment - 'The 1st Night'
Suzuki Matsuo ...
segment - 'The 1st Night'
Tsuyoshi Ujiki ...
segment - 'The 2nd Night'
Umenosuke Nakamura ...
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Keisuke Horibe ...
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Yû Kashii ...
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Kôji Yamamoto ...
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Mikako Ichikawa ...
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Kôji Ohkura ...
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Sadao Abe ...
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Tozawa ...
segment - 'The 6th Night'
Yoshizumi Ishihara ...
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Sacha ...
segment - 'The 7th Night'
Fumika Hidejima ...
segment - 'The 7th Night'
Hiroshi Fujioka ...
segment - 'The 8th Night'
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Based on renowned Japanese writer Natsume Soseki's same-titled short story collection, Ten Nights of Dreams brings ten fantastical dream sequences to film with great visual and psychological panache. Representing the combined efforts of eleven directors, this outstanding anthology delves into the surreal subconscious with ten madly imaginative, reality-subverting visions that range from wonderfully wacky to nightmarishly unsettling. Written by Anonymous

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Entertaining if strange anthology
5 March 2008 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

Based on a series of short stories written by Japanese author Natsume Sōseki in 1908, this film doles out each story to a different director for a short 7 to 13 minute film.

The stories are very dream-like with a logic structure from dreams so it's hard to explain the "plot". In one a writer's wife announces she is leaving after living with him for a hundred years. Another has a samurai being taunted by a drunk monk. Another has a man carve a block of wood by dancing before a motley crew of weirdos. And it goes on.

Anthology films are by nature a mixed bag but this one is very even in term of quality. None of the segments are terrible or even just bad. Some are better but the worst is still very good. Each director brings their own style to their segment. Some are spooky, some are funny and some are just plain weird. Of particular note is the very strange first segment by director Akio Jissoji, one of his last directorial jobs. The beautiful animated seventh dream by Final Fantasy designer Yoshitaka Amano and the final darkly comic dream by cult director Yudai Yamaguchi are standouts as well although other segments are noteworthy in their own ways.

One of the best anthology films I've seen recently. If you are looking for a storyline go elsewhere but for a rewarding walk in dreamtime this is an excellent choice. Recommended.


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