6.9/10
1,973
15 user 25 critic

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.

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Cha no aji (2004)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A spell of time of a rural family's slightly surreal life.

Director: Katsuhito Ishii
Stars: Maya Banno, Takahiro Satô, Tadanobu Asano
Mystery | Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In dreamlike mountain scenery, Toshiko makes a daring escape from her sexually warped Uncle Sonezaki. Fortunately, she met Samehada as she runs for her life, which is also escaping from ... See full summary »

Director: Katsuhito Ishii
Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Ittoku Kishibe, Sie Kohinata
Fantasy | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Five bizarre stories with no apparent connection to one and other eventually become intertwined, resulting in surreal circumstances.

Director: Gen Sekiguchi
Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Reika Hashimoto, Kyôko Koizumi
Party 7 (2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive ... See full summary »

Director: Katsuhito Ishii
Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Keisuke Horibe, Yoshinori Okada
Shinboru (2009)
Comedy | Fantasy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The man wakes up in a white room, room is empty other than the buttons, he should find out which button to push to get what he wants.

Director: Hitoshi Matsumoto
Stars: Hitoshi Matsumoto, David Quintero, Luis Accinelli
Sorasoi (2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Directors: Katsuhito Ishii, Shunichiro Miki, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Jun Abe, Sota Aoyama, Tsubasa Fukazawa
Cat Soup (2001)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A young anthropomorphic cat goes on a psychedelic journey with his sister in order to save her soul.

Director: Tatsuo Satô
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Directors: Katsuhito Ishii, Kanoko Kawaguchi, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Tatsuya Gashûin, Yôhei Hotta, Chizuru Ikewaki
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Andrew Alfieri ...
(as Andoryuu Arufieri)
Moyoco Anno
Maya Banno
Kazue Fukiishi
Chizuru Ikewaki ...
(as Chiduru Ikewaki)
Shihori Kanjiya
...
Takefumi (as Ryô Kase)
Aoi Miura
Kenji Mizuhashi
Ryû Morioka
Yoshiyuki Morishita ...
Mr. Morishita
Erika Nishikado ...
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

22 October 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Funky Forest: The First Contact  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Forrest Gump (1994) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Movie Rocks!
17 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film at the world premiere at the Hawaii International Film Festival.

I can honestly say it was the best cinematic experience I have ever had. It is so wild, so creative, and filled to the brim with amazing goofiness. Two of the directors were on hand and all I could do was praise them. Before the movie they said the movie isn't suppose to have a point. It's meant to be an experience and to put a goofy grin on your face. That's exactly what happened, I had an experience. Laughed and grinned through the whole thing.

I was a little confused when there was a intermission, thought it was another joke, but when I saw the directors leave for a quick bathroom break, I knew it was real.

Most of the audiences I watched it with (I saw it twice) absolutely loved the film...although there were a few who could not handle it and had to leave...But personally, I thought it was brilliant!


9 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See all 15 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page