ELEVEN ARTS and Fathom Events Bring New English Dub and Japanese-Language Remastered Versions of ‘Millennium Actress’ to Cinemas Nationwide This Summer
Award-Winning Animated Drama From the Legendary Director Satoshi Kon Comes to Select Movie Theaters Nationwide on August 13 & 19
- WHAT: Coming to sect cinemas nationwide this August, experience the gorgeous new restoration of what many believe to be the legendary director Satoshi Kon’s (“Perfect Blue,” “Paprika”) greatest work, “Millennium Actress.” Boasting countless awards, including the Grand Prize in the Japan Agency of Cultural Affairs Media Arts Festival, which it shared with Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away, “Millennium Actress” is a must-see for anime fans of all ages.
- WHO: Fathom Events and ELEVEN ARTS.
Tuesday, August 13 at 7:00 p.m. local time (in Japanese, subtitled in English)
Monday, August 19 at 7:00 p.m. local time (new English dub)
- WHERE: Tickets for“Millennium Actress” can be purchased online by visiting fathomevents.com or at participating theater box offices. A complete list of theater locations is available on the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
- SYNOPSIS: When the legendary Ginei Studios shuts down, filmmaker Genya Tachibana and his assistant are tasked with interviewing its reclusive star, Chiyoko Fujiwara, who had retired from the spotlight 30 years prior. As she recounts her career, Genya and his crew are literally pulled into her memories where they witness her chance encounter with a mysterious man on the run from the police. Despite never knowing his name or his face, Chiyoko relentlessly pursues that man in a seamless blend of reality and memory that only Satoshi Kon could deliver.
For artwork/photos, visit the Fathom Events press site.
Katherine Schwappach / Fathom Events / firstname.lastname@example.org / 720-262-2713
Erik Stein / email@example.com / 818-761- 4645
Chris Platt / ELEVEN ARTS / 310-445-0818 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Deborah Gilels / LA Media Consultants for ELEVEN ARTS / 818-758-6509 / email@example.com