Perfect Blue (1997)

Mima Kirigoe is a singer who leaves her trio to become an actress, a career move that angers her fans, who prefer to see her as the pop idol. Plagued by self-doubt and tormented by humiliating compromises, she begins to be stalked, in her waking and sleeping moments, by an alter ego who claims to be "the real Mima", until she collapses into madness as her coworkers are brutally slain around her.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 68% / Audience 88%

8/10

Rated R 1 hr 20 mins

GENRES
Animation • Thriller
DIRECTION
Satoshi Kon
CAST
Rica Matsumoto  •  Junko Iwao  •  Shinpachi Tsuji  •  Masaaki Ōkura

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Rica Matsumoto Rumi
Junko Iwao Mima Kirigoe
Shinpachi Tsuji Tadokoro
Masaaki Ōkura Uchida the fan
Yōsuke Akimoto Tejima
Yoku Shioya Shibuya
Hideyuki Hori Sakuragi
Emi Shinohara Eri
Kiyoyuki Yanada Kantoku
Tōru Furusawa Yada
Shiho Niiyama Rei
Emiko Furukawa Yukiko