Director: Jun Ichikawa Run Time: 76 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2005 Language: Japanese
Starring: Issey Ogata, Rie Miyazawa
Again showing his range, Ryuichi Sakamoto creates the delicate score for this adaptation of an oddly tragic Haruki Murakami story. A lonely illustrator falls in love with a beautiful woman that opens up his world… until her secret addiction to high end fashion leads to her downfall. Brattle Debut!
“A dream of a movie. Both literary and totally cinematic, TONY TAKITANI captures Murakami’s seductive, singular style.” – Newsweek
In Japanese with English subtitles