Pop singer Mima Kirigoe looks forward to a bright new career when she quits her chart-topping trio to become an actress. When she lands a role in a sexually charged murder mystery, Mina's life begins to fall apart. Reality and hallucinations merge into a terrifying netherworld where innocence is lost and dreams turn into nightmares. Quickly descending into a dangerous state of paranoid delusions, Mina discovers Internet sites describing every minute detail of her life. Helpless and afraid, she watches as her associates are threatened and killed by a mysterious stalker.
English or Japanese language soundtrack (5.1 surround) with oprtional English subtitles.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997.
"Based on the novel by Yoshikazu Takeuchi."
"Unrated director's cut for mature audiences only"--Container.
Special features include interview with Satoshi Kon ; voice-actor interviews ; original theatrical trailer ; Manga 2000 previews and web link.
Special advisor, Katsuhiro Otomo ; director of animation, Hideki Hamazu ; music, Masahiro Ikumi ; editing, Harutoshi Ogata ; character ideas, Higashi Eguchi ; character design, Hideki Hamazu, Satoshi Kon ; director of photography, Hisao Shirai. English language version: producers, Yutaka Maseba, Haruyo Kanesaku ; directors, Quint Lancaster, Lia Sargent ; translation, Rita Takahashi, ZRO Limit Productions in association with Animaze Inc.
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