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Man and woman standing together and looking towards the camera. 1940 "The bright future" Signe Hasso and Alf Kjellin

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Man and woman standing together and looking towards the camera.

1940
"The bright future"
Signe Hasso and Alf Kjellin
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Man and woman standing together and looking towards the camera.

1940
"The bright future"
Signe Hasso and Alf Kjellin
Man and woman standing together and looking towards the camera. 1940 "The bright future" Signe Hasso and Alf Kjellin
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Bright Future (アカルイミライ Akarui Mirai?) is a 2003 Japanese drama film written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, starring Tadanobu Asano, Joe Odagiri and Tatsuya Fuji. It was entered into the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.[2] Yuji Nimura (Joe Odagiri) and Mamoru Arita (Tadanobu Asano) are two factory workers, who are constantly irritated by their boss, Fujiwara (Takashi Sasano). Mamoru entrusts his poisonous jellyfish, which he has been acclimating to fresh water, to Nimura. Nimura goes to Fujiwara's house one night with the intent of hurting Fujiwara, only to find that Mamoru has already done so. Mamoru is convicted of the murder but commits suicide on death row, leaving Nimura a private message to "go ahead." Mamoru's divorced father, Shinichiro (Tatsuya Fuji), takes Nimura in. Nimura helps with Shinichiro's electronics salvage business, but is still a loose cannon. He ultimately realizes he must learn to cope with his place in the world, with his responsibilities and his losses, and with the difference between the bright future he dreamed of and the stark reality he finds himself in. Mamoru's jellyfish escapes its tank and reproduces in the drains of the city (possibly by binary fission, since there is only one). Nimura takes a job at his sister's office and later encounters a gang of youths in Che Guevara T-shirts. He helps the group gain after-hours access to the office, but the police caught all but Nimura. Nimura and Shinichiro see a huge swarm of jellyfish in a man-made river, making their way out to sea. One of jellyfishes stings Shinichiro, rendering him unconscious. The gang of youths, now released from police custody, wonder what became of Nimura while they walk aimlessly down the street. SEE RANK Signe Hasso (1910–2002) Actress | Director | Soundtrack Young Signe Larsson was only 12 when she started to work as a child extra at The Royal Dramatic Theater and was the youngest ever enrolled for acting studies there at 16. She quickly got leading roles in movies and always received very good reviews. In 1940 she went to Hollywood and signed a contract with RKO. Despite her talent, it didn't lead to ... See full bio » Born: Signe Eleonora Cecilia Larsson August 15, 1910 in Stockholm, Sweden Died: June 7, 2002 (age 91) in Los Angeles, California, USA Alf Kjellin (28 February 1920 – 5 April 1988) was a Swedish film actor and director, who also appeared on some television shows.[1] Kjellin was well established as a film actor when he occasionally took on roles in television shows. For example, in 1965 he prominently guest-starred as Stalag Luft Kommandant Colonel Max Richter in the two-part episode "P.O.W." (Episodes 30 and 31) of Twelve O'Clock High. He also directed the 1974 Columbo episodes Negative Reaction and Mind Over Mayhem and an episode of the 1976 series Sara. Kjellin was born in Lund, Sweden and died in Los Angeles, California of a heart attack. In America he used the stage name Christopher Kent.

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