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Love & Pop (1998)

 -  Drama  -  9 January 1998 (Japan)
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Teenage drama; schoolgirls, enjo-kosai (compensated dating)

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If you love Requiem for a Dream, you need to watch this film
23 January 2010 | by (Colombia) – See all my reviews

This is one of those films that you need to watch very carefully. The surface is a very disturbing film, but deep enough, this film is a full essay on teenage prostitution in Japan... in the 90's. Now a reality around the globe. That makes this film twice disturbing...

The film is shot in a lot of unorthodox techniques that can be confusing for a western audience, but you need to remember Hideaki Anno is the creator of such mind-blowing works as Neon Genesis Evangelion, and in the same same vein, we can contemplate how deep can a teenager go in her despair to be something she is not supposed to be. Requiem for a Dream is the nearest thing you'll ever see to "Love & Pop".

Watch it. Just watch it.


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