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In the far future when the continuity of the history has been lost, humans live in an ever more deteriorating completely artificial and enclosed world. The sea and the sky have disappeared,... See full summary »

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Yasuhiro Yoshiura

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Yasuhiro Yoshiura (story and screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Minako Kawashima Minako Kawashima ... Riko
Nakao Michiosu Nakao Michiosu ... Ura
Hiroka Oyama Hiroka Oyama ... Yoko Yamaguchi
Yasuhiro Yoshiura Yasuhiro Yoshiura ... Coworker
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In the far future when the continuity of the history has been lost, humans live in an ever more deteriorating completely artificial and enclosed world. The sea and the sky have disappeared, and the only window to "living" scenery exists in the records from the past, excavated in the relic.The Bureau of Record Excavation is an organization responsible for this task. Ura works for the 92nd office of the bureau. He is absorbed by the restoration of various records and fascinated by world of the past. Riko keeps a little distance to watch him, but averts her eyes from the records, believing that sometimes people just want things to stay the same.Everyone in this world knows that to know the past means to know the misery of this world, the present reality. But one day, Ura restores a strange video...

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Before we knew it humans were living here, in this world.


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

24 April 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pale Cocoon See more »

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Production Co:

Directions Inc. See more »
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Color
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Trivia

At the "1st Sapporo International Short Film Festival and Market" (SAPPORO Short Fest '06) Yasuhiro Yoshiura won the Best Screenplay Award for "Pale Cocoon." See more »

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Aoi Tamago
by Little Moa
(Ending Theme)
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