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Emperor Tomato Ketchup (1971)

Tomato Kecchappu Kôtei (original title)
| Drama | 1971 (Japan)
A subversive short film from director Shuuji Terayama.

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Credited cast:
Goro Abashiri
Tarô Apollo
Shiro Demaemochi
Mitsufumi Hashimoto
Maya Kaba
Keiko Niitaka
Masako Ono
Salvador Tari
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A subversive short film from director Shuuji Terayama.

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(1971) | (1996)

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Sick movie for sick people
24 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had read this was an experimental, controversial and interesting movie so I decided to watch it. What I found was a sick movie probably made by and for sick people. It's literally a torture. I don't mind about the nude children, but this was a bunch of stupid and random sequences put together. No writing, no direction... At some point I chose to put the x2 fast forward. At least I could get some laughs that way. Do film makers know movies are made for entertainment? And I don't mean comedy, I mean entertainment! And don't give me that "you didn't get the depth message" crap. I am sure even children in YouTube make better films.

Don't waste your time. If you want a good experimental surrealist film go and watch Eraserhead.


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