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Distance (2001)

Unrated | | Drama | 26 May 2001 (Japan)
Members of a cult, modeled on Aum Shinrikyo, sabotage a city's water supply, then commit mass suicide near the shores of a lake. Family members of those affected by it meet at the lake to observe the anniversary of their loved ones' deaths.

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(as Hirokazu Koreeda)
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Credited cast:
Arata Iura ...
Atsushi (as Arata)
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Masaru
Susumu Terajima ...
Makoto
Yui Natsukawa ...
Kiyoka
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Sakata
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Azusa ...
Azusa
Ken'ichi Endô ...
Tamaki (Kiyoka'S husband)
Seminosuke Murasugi ...
Miyamura
Baijaku Nakamura ...
Detective Kikuma
Ryô ...
Yûko
Kanji Tsuda ...
Masaru's elder brother
Yorie Yamashita ...
Makoto's ex-wife
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Members of a cult, modeled on Aum Shinrikyo, sabotage a city's water supply, then commit mass suicide near the shores of a lake. Family members of those affected by it meet at the lake to observe the anniversary of their loved ones' deaths.

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A Film about Coexistence, Life, Death and... Consequences
30 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

Forget Dogma 95. This is real fiction. A stunning picture about a group of people touched by a tragedy: The killings of the Supreme Truth sect and their subsequent collective suicide. Amazing cinematography, superb acting. A must see film.


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