Millennium Actress Movie
In the beginning of this millennium, Ginei Studio’s dilapidated buildings have been set to be demolished. Ex-employee and filmmaker Genya Tachibana decides to honor this event with a commemorative documentary concerning the organization’s celebrity actor: Chiyoko Fujiwara, the reclusive love of Shouwa Era film. Having obtained permission to interview the retired starlet, an enamored Genya awakens along cynical cameraman Kyouji Ida to fulfill her, prepared to place his lifelong idol back into the spotlight once again.Hidden within this secluded mountain retreat is a million decades old condensed into a life, waiting to be narrated. Chiyoko’s recollections take them onto an illusionary trip through Japanese movie history which transcends the bounds of fact; the saga of her acting profession intertwines with her filmography, the celebrities in her life mix seamlessly with all the figures on screen, along with the current melds with yesteryear. Although the celebrity may have retired in the peak of her profession 30 decades back, the drape on her life period has yet to collapse.