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Funky Forest: The First Contact (2005)
"Naisu no mori: The First Contact" (original title)

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An outrageous collection of surreal, short attention span non-sequiturs largely revolving around Guitar Brother, his randy older sibling, and the pair's portly Caucasian brother.

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Hideaki Anno
Moyoco Anno
Maya Banno
Kazue Fukiishi
Chizuru Ikewaki ...
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Shihori Kanjiya
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Takefumi
Aoi Miura
Kenji Mizuhashi
Ryû Morioka
Yoshiyuki Morishita ...
Mr. Morishita
Erika Nishikado
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An outrageous collection of surreal, short attention span non-sequiturs largely revolving around Guitar Brother, his randy older sibling, and the pair's portly Caucasian brother.

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Great film! Funny and arty at the same time!
18 June 2007 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

i went to see this film without having the slightest clue about it....

and at first i was quite disappointed; some not very inspiring animations...but then,slowly it all grew, to be more and more crazy and unbelievable, and things accelerated a whole lot...

then it appears to be commercials within each other, gags, comedy shows, circus, small short stories and in a way they have nothing to do with each other and yet they make this incredible organic of well-composed-complex movie!

so a mix with low graphics (and high), fake commercials, beautiful scenes of landscapes and things like that...wow! so all in all the the best parts of Japanese experimental films + all the best from the(Japanese) pop culture...blend it, shake it...and voilà!

I was very glad i saw this movie! really!


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