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

 -  Comedy  -  22 October 2005 (USA)
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Hideaki Anno
Moyoco Anno
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Kazue Fukiishi
Chizuru Ikewaki ...
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Shihori Kanjiya
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Aoi Miura
Kenji Mizuhashi
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Really strange, really weird, really pleasant something
8 November 2006 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

Nothing can prepare you even if you get a description. Very bizarre set pieces with little or no connection that was apparent to this viewer. The segments sometimes have weird grotesque imagery and sometimes are extremely commonplace. The stories follow no conventional narrative form and end in unexpected ways.

While the film doesn't have the drive of an equally strange film, "Survive Style +5", it does have a pleasant tone despite the repeated scenes with fleshy deformities, men with cow-like nipples, giant orifices and excrement like excretions. A lot of people will be turned off but the film holds a number of unexpected delights. I, for one, was delighted to hear Asano sing the Captain Harlock theme song.

Overlong, perhaps better seen in pieces, but a good film.


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