Ten Nights of Dreams (Yume j-ya)
Ten Nights of Dreams (Yume j-ya) (2006)

Eleven Japanese filmmakers (including one duo) from all genres and backgrounds gather together under the Nikkatsu banner in order to realize the marvelous stories of novelist Soseki Natsume in this adaptation of the author's enduring… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 22, 2006
DVD Release Date: October 14, 2008
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

There's something in these Ten Nights for the dreamer in all of us.

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Bill White
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Followers of the new Japanese cinema will enjoy getting an early look at new styles by emerging talents, but these are essentially student films that are not likely to be embraced by the casual moviegoer.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

The filmmakers don't solve any riddles but rather pose them in richly varied ways: Ten Nights of Dreams is in the grand, exquisite tradition of the Japanese cinema of the supernatural.

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Stan Hall

Looking for clear meaning and structured plots? Find another movie. If you're a fan of Asian-style cinematic wackiness, dig in.

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Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly

A sometimes terrifying, sometimes wildly amusing and occasionally flat interpretation of Soseki's tales by a who's who of Japanese filmmakers.

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Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
Christopher Brown
Beautiful, surreal, imaginative and funny Japanese omnibus based on novelist Soseki Natsume's book on dreams. 10 different directors (including Takeshi… More