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The Clone Returns to the Homeland (2008)

Kurôn wa kokyô wo mezasu (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | 10 January 2009 (Japan)
The Clone Returns Home is a compelling meditation on the paradox of life and death, and the meaning of love and family. Set in an imaginary - yet utterly imaginable - future, this quietly ... See full summary »

Director:

Kanji Nakajima

Writer:

Kanji Nakajima (original screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mitsuhiro Oikawa Mitsuhiro Oikawa ... Kohei Takahara
Eri Ishida Eri Ishida ... Yoko Takahara
Hiromi Nagasaku Hiromi Nagasaku ... Tokie Takahara
Kyûsaku Shimada ... Dr. Kageyama
Ryô Tsukamoto Ryô Tsukamoto ... Young Kohei
Shô Tsukamoto Shô Tsukamoto ... Young Noboru
Ken'ichi Yajima ... Sasagawa
Kôzô Satô Kôzô Satô ... Towada
Takahiro Hirano Takahiro Hirano ... Yagihashi
Airi Tsurumi Airi Tsurumi ... Teshigawara's Granddaughter
Akemi Fuji Akemi Fuji ... Kanemoto's Mother
Chieko Ichikawa Chieko Ichikawa ... Mitsu Takahara
Yoshito Shimizu Yoshito Shimizu ... Fukunaga
Tajiro Tamura Tajiro Tamura ... Farmer
Akiko Hayashi Akiko Hayashi ... Nurse
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The Clone Returns Home is a compelling meditation on the paradox of life and death, and the meaning of love and family. Set in an imaginary - yet utterly imaginable - future, this quietly provocative film skillfully transposes complex emotional drama into the realm of science fiction by exploring the influence of technology on human memory and experience. Filled with stunning imagery and haunting stillness, The Clone Returns Home deftly combines subtly nuanced sci-fi with a uniquely Japanese perspective on the universal themes of family, life, love, and death. Written by Hikari Ohta

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Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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Kurôn wa kokyô wo mezasu(2008)
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If you blind, then everything is in screen play. Its eternal question about soul. Comments are superfluous. Clear ten.


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Japanese

Release Date:

10 January 2009 (Japan) See more »

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