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Memories of Tomorrow (2006)

Ashita no kioku (original title)
A successful businessman's family life is shattered by an early onset of Alzheimer's.

Director:

Yukihiko Tsutsumi

Writers:

Hiroshi Ogiwara (novel), Hakaru Sunamoto (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
10 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ken Watanabe ... Masayuki Saeki
Kanako Higuchi Kanako Higuchi ... Emiko Saeki
Kenji Sakaguchi Kenji Sakaguchi ... Naoya Ito
Kazue Fukiishi Kazue Fukiishi ... Rie Saeki
Asami Mizukawa Asami Mizukawa ... Keiko Ikuno
Noritake Kinashi ... Shigeyuki Kizaki
Mitsuhiro Oikawa Mitsuhiro Oikawa ... Takehiro Yoshida
Eri Watanabe Eri Watanabe ... Kimiko Hamano (as Eriko Watanabe)
Teruyuki Kagawa ... Atsushi Kawamura
Hideji Ôtaki Hideji Ôtaki ... Usaburou Sugawara
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ken'ichi Endô Ken'ichi Endô
Yoshihiko Hakamada
Sô Hirosawa Sô Hirosawa
Isamu Ichikawa Isamu Ichikawa
Hana Kino Hana Kino
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Storyline

A successful businessman's family life is shattered by an early onset of Alzheimer's.

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

13 May 2006 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Memories of Tomorrow See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,808, 18 May 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$140,200, 16 December 2007
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital
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Great Movie
12 January 2007 | by KakuzatoSee all my reviews

I saw this on the plane on a recent trip to Japan after having heard about it. My wife (who is Japanese) saw this movie and encouraged me to watch it. Thank heavens she did. It's a touching, sentimental and sometimes funny film. It really does have a warmth and integrity to it which many Western movies tend to lack.

Many people will, of course, know Ken Watanabe from The Last Samurai. He is a talented actor who is ably supported by a fine stellar cast.

I want to purchase this on DVD, anyone know where I can get hold of one? (not dubbed though).

Watch this movie if and when you get the chance, it's worth it.


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