Memories of Tomorrow

Release date:May 18, 2007

Studio:Eleven Arts

Director:Yukihiko Tsutsumi

MPAA Rating:N/A


Starring:Ken Watanabe, Kanako Higuchi, Kenji Sakaguchi, Kazue Fukiishi, Asami Mizukawa, Noritake Kinashi, Mitsuhiro Oikawa, Eriko Watanabe, Teruyuki Kagawa, Hideji Otaki


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Plot Summary:

Masayuki Saeki, who is at the peak of his advertising career, living with a loving family, and his only daughter is getting married soon, is diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s disease. Played by Academy Award nominee Ken Watanabe ("Last Samurai", "Batman Begins", "Memoirs of a Geisha"), he expressed his passion for putting this work onto the big screen when he was in Hollywood. He is not only the leading actor, for the first time he is also the executive producer of this movie. Moreover, the role Emiko, who fully supports her husband even after the diagnosis, is played by famous actress Kanako Higuchi. Other cast members including Kenji Sakaguchi, Hazue Fukiishi, Asami Mizukawa, Noritake Kinashi, Mitsuhihro Oikawa, Terayuki Kagawa, Eriko Watanabe and Hideji Otaki, brightly decorated this film. The original work, "Ashita no Kioku" (Memories of Tomorrow) by Hiroshi Ogiwara has won the 18th Yamamoto Shugoro Award and ranked the 2nd in the Honyataisho 2005. Serious subject is interwoven with calming humor, and the love between husband and wife is depicted by talented Director Yukihiko Tsutsumi ("Trick", "Keizoku: The movie", "Ikebukuro West Gate Park"). The film "Memories of Tomorrow" seeks for the real nature of love. What does it mean by "being in love with the other"? What does it mean by "spending the rest of the lives together"? This dramatic film is performed by various actors. This summer, "Memories of Tomorrow" will leave a touching memory in your heart.

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