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Naisu no mori: The First Contact (2005)

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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Andrew Alfieri ...
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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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stop making sense
2 August 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This film kicks against the mind numbing normality of everyday existence by utilising an inspired surreal and open ended narrative. It is broken up into a series of 'skits', which it jumps in an out of, and plays like a frenetic daydream. As it alternates between humour, horror, romance, pathos, existentialism and stand up routine it brings to mind the work of auteurs David Cronenberg and Matthew Barney and the British comic greats the goodies, the mighty boosh and perhaps even little Britain all melded in a postmodern pastiche.

Exiting the cinema my brother and i heard a girl disputing the worth of the film to her friend stating 'but what is the point of it all'. Well, to paraphase talking heads, sometimes its nice to stop making sense.


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