Saturday Matinee: Walter Chaw Talks Millennium Actress, 2001

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"Satoshi Kon surely knows in which direction to push his story to make the most of it. In this case, we meet Chiyoko, an old, retired actress, who invites us and two documentary filmmakers into her home and her life. Millennium Actress uses a frame structure. We watch the shooting of a documentary about Chiyoko, during which the story of her life is expressed through the scenes from her movies: a movie within a movie within a movie." - Veronica Bazydlo of V for... 

Join film critic Walter Chaw to talk about this film. Millennium Actress is free to watch on the streaming service Kanopy which you can subscribe to using your library card. Not a Kanopy member yet? Grab your library card and get started here.

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