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1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
Mamoru (Tadanobu Asano) and feckless, unstable Yuji (Jô Odagiri) are best friends who work together in a Japanese towel factory. But they're separated when, after lending Yuji a poisonous jellyfish, Mamoru is jailed for killing their boss (Takashi Sasano). Suddenly at loose ends, Yuji begins working for Mamoru's father, Shin-ichiro (Tatsuya Fuji), in his salvage shop. Meanwhile, the jellyfish escapes and begins reproducing in massive numbers within the sewers of the city.

Cast: Jô Odagiri , Tadanobu Asano , Tatsuya Fuji , Takashi Sasano , Marumi Shiraishi ,

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Palm Pictures

Bright Future (2003)

Release Date: November 12th, 2004|1 hr. 32 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 63
    Robert Dominguez New York Daily News

    Bright is pretty to look at, but it's a slow-moving, meandering work that isn't as complex or mysterious as it appears. show more

  • 88
    Aaron Hillis Premiere

    An enchantingly cryptic, ethereally photographed slice of somber surrealism that should definitely appeal to fans of David Lynch and Luis Buñuel. show more

  • 75
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    The movie has a curious and cumulative power. show more

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