Paprika(Movie, 2006)

Original title: "パプリカ" (Japanese/JA)
PaprikaRating: 3.9/5 (with 753753 votes)
Paprika (Japanese: パプリカ, Hepburn: Papurika) is a 2006 Japanese science-fiction psychological thriller anime film co-written and directed by Satoshi Kon, based on Yasutaka Tsutsui's 1993 novel of the same name, about a research psychologist who uses a device that permits therapists to help patients by entering their dreams. It is Kon's fourth and final feature film before his death in 2010. The film stars the voices of Megumi Hayashibara, Tōru Emori, Katsunosuke Hori, Tōru Furuya, Akio Ōtsuka, Kōichi Yamadera, and Hideyuki Tanaka. Kon and Seishi Minakami wrote the script, and Japanese animation studio Madhouse animated and produced the film alongside Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan, which distributed it in Japan. The score was composed by Susumu Hirasawa. The film received wide acclaim from critics. Sony Pictures via Sony Pictures Classics distributed the film in the United States, where it received a limited release. ()
Movie poster of Paprika

Where to watch Paprika (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Paprika" is currently available on 2 providers. Paprika can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: Jp
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 30min
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 31min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: Jp
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 30min
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 31min
Also available at on: DVD Blu-ray

Awards & Nominations for Paprika

Animation Kobe Theatrical Film Award

About Paprika

When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patient's dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.

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Trailer for Paprika + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

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Additional Information

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Production country: Japan
Plays in: Japan
Based on the work of: Yasutaka Tsutsui ("Paprika")
Original language: Japanese (JA)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Japanese (JA)
Translated into 25 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/01/2006
Director: Satoshi Kon
Screenwriter: Satoshi Kon, Seishi Minakami
Executive Producer: Masao Takiyama, Jungo Maruta
Film Editor: Takeshi Seyama
Director of Photography: Michiya Katō
Composer: Susumu Hirasawa
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
Revenue: 944,915 USD
Aspect Ratio: widescreen

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