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1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
Two women from disparate social and economic backgrounds spend a great deal of their time exploring modern industrial landscapes, but for very different reasons. Successful Japanese businesswoman Tamiko (Miho Nikaido) was hired by a real estate corporation to study malls, amusement parks and resorts. Homeless teen Amanda Timms (Mira Billotte), who spends most of her time randomly filming and pondering her surroundings, wanders the same areas because she has nowhere else to go.

Cast: Miho Nikaido , Mira Billotte ,

Director: Jem Cohen

Genres: Drama

Chain (2004)

Release Date: August 21st, 2005|1 hr. 42 min.

critic reviews (7)
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  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Thought-provoking, but not quite as profound as it pretends to be. show more

  • 60
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    A visually arresting cinematic essay that, unfortunately, makes its points long before its conclusion. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The melancholy joke - if you can call it that - is that the pall of global mediocrity has erased national differences and turned women like Tamiko and Amanda into ghosts drifting through their own lives. show more

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