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Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo, Kôji Morimoto, Tensai Okamura Run Time: 113 min. Format: Digital Rating: PG 13 Release Year: 1995 Language: Japanese with English subtitles

Starring: Shigeru Chiba, Hisao Egawa, Kayoko Fujii

Memories is made up of three separate science-fiction stories. In the first, “Magnetic Rose,” four space travelers are drawn into an abandoned spaceship that contains a world created by one woman’s memories. In “Stink Bomb,” a young lab assistant accidentally transforms himself into a human biological weapon set on a direct course for Tôkyô. The final episode, “Cannon Fodder,” depicts a day in the life of a city whose entire purpose is the firing of cannons at an unseen enemy.