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Eureka (2000)

Yurîka (original title)
The traumatized survivors of a murderous bus hijacking come together and take a road trip to attempt to overcome their damaged selves. Meanwhile a serial killer is on the loose.

Director:

Shinji Aoyama

Writer:

Shinji Aoyama

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kôji Yakusho ... Makoto Sawai
Aoi Miyazaki ... Kozue Tamura
Masaru Miyazaki Masaru Miyazaki ... Naoki Tamura
Yôichirô Saitô Yôichirô Saitô ... Akihiko
Sayuri Kokushô Sayuri Kokushô ... Yumiko
Ken Mitsuishi Ken Mitsuishi ... Shigeo
Gô Rijû Gô Rijû ... Busjack Man
Yutaka Matsushige ... Matsuoka
Sansei Shiomi Sansei Shiomi ... Yoshiyuki Sawai
Kimie Shingyôji Kimie Shingyôji ... Mito Tamura
Denden ... Yoshida
Eihi Shiina ... Keiko Kôno
Yûji Nakamura Yûji Nakamura ... Hiroki Tamura
Eimei Esumi Eimei Esumi ... Seiji Sawai
Yôko Noma Yôko Noma ... Kiyoko Sawai
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The traumatized survivors of a murderous bus hijacking come together and take a road trip to attempt to overcome their damaged selves. Meanwhile a serial killer is on the loose.

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Country:

Japan | France

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

29 November 2000 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Eureka See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,470, 6 May 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$46,635, 20 May 2001
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shot in color and desaturated. See more »

Quotes

Makoto Sawai: Do you think one can live only for others?
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Soundtracks

Ghosts/First Variation
Written by Albert Ayler
Performed by Albert Ayler
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Meaning.
27 February 2003 | by aapp22See all my reviews

During its epic 3,5 hours of duration I managed to make some coffee, fry some eggs and let me assure you that I was a totally different man when it ended - It made me think about the real meaning of life, its beauty and subsequent horrors which we all go through at some point in our existence.

This is sophisticated film-making at its best.


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