After people die, they spend a week with counselors, also dead, who help them pick one memory, the only memory they can take to eternity. They describe the memory to the staff who work with a crew to film it and screen it at week's end; eternity follows. 22 dead arrive that week, assigned to three counselors and a trainee. One old man cannot find a memory, so he watches videotape of his life. Others pick their memory quickly, and the film crew gets right to work. The trainee, 18-year-old Shiori, helps a teenage girl choose a memory other than Disneyland. The youthful staff have a secret and feelings, too, which play out, especially Shiori's affection for her mentor, Mochizuki Written by
What is the one memory you would take with you?
17 April 1999 (Japan)
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Opening Weekend USA: $11,791,
16 May 1999, Limited Release
Gross USA: $801,985, 26 March 2000
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Aspect Ratio: 1.66 : 1
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Was released on DVD in France in 2010, 11 years after its 1999 theatrical release in the country. See more