Renowned anime director Satoshi Kon exhibits a respect and fondness for Japanese history and culture through jaw-dropping animated sequences in MILLENNIUM ACTRESS, a compelling romance/adventure where fantasy and reality collide.
A director named Genya Tachibana is hired to film a documentary about legendary actress Chiyoko Fujiwara, who 30 years earlier, abruptly ended her career, vanishing from the limelight. Obsessed with this fallen star, Genya is determined to unravel the truth behind her mysterious disappearance.
Breathtaking visuals propel this intricate story, creating a narrative universe of characters and places unfettered by time or space. Accessible to both anime fans and the general public, MILLENNIUM ACTRESS is a passionate, timeless homage to romance, history and cinema.