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Tokyo Heaven
(Tôkyô jôkû irasshaimase)

by Shinji SÔMAI


A pampered young model is killed in a traffic accident. Given the chance to return to earth, she becomes involved with the advertising executive who is trying to cover up her death.

With an often fantastic and sometimes slapstick tone, Tokyo Heaven further develops Sômai’s incursion into a strange genre, which explores the limits between life and death. Places of transition are one of the recurring themes of his films and, here, this theme has a singular echo, offering ideal spaces for dense, complex scenes. Frontiers between two spaces, myriad bridges, windows, stairways and rooftops that the actors – in a truly physical performance – cross, violate or flee.



  • Titre français
    Tokyo Heaven
  • Original title
    Tôkyô jôkû irasshaimase
  • Titre international
    Tokyo Heaven
  • Scénario
    Yuhei Enoki
  • Photo
    Yuzo Inagaki
  • Son
    Hidetoshi Nonaka
  • Interprétation
    Kiichi Nakai, Riho Makise, Tsurube Shôfukutei, Takatoshi Takeda
  • Production
    Bandai Entertainment Inc., Directors Company, Shochiku Daiichi Kogyo
  • Producteur délégué
    Yoshiyuki Kaino, Toshiyuki Unno, Tadahiro Yasuda
  • Décors
    Fumio Ogawa
  • Ventes internationales
    Shôchiku :
  • Support de projection
    35 mm
  • Sous-titrage
    VOST électronique

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