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Writers:
Katsuhito Ishii (screenplay)
Hajime Ishimine (screenplay)
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Plot:
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. | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Katsuhito Ishii 
Hajime Ishimine 
Shunichiro Miki 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Katsuhito Ishii  screenplay
Hajime Ishimine  screenplay
Shunichiro Miki  screenplay

Produced by
Norihisa Harada .... producer
Kensuke Shiga .... assistant producer
 
Cinematography by
Hiroshi Machida 
Kosuke Matsushima 
 
Production Design by
Shinji Inoue 
 
Set Decoration by
Asako Ohta 
 
Makeup Department
Yachiyo Owatari .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kensuke Shiga .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Koichi Mori .... sound
Tsuyoshi Sakado .... sound
 
Animation Department
Takeshi Koike .... animator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Shiori Tomita .... wardrobe
Ikuko Utsunomiya .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Toru Midorikawa .... music producer
 
Transportation Department
Groove .... driver
 
Other crew
Kaoruko Igarashi .... choreographer (as Kaoruko)
Ryô Kagawa .... choreographer
Kazuki Kobayashi .... choreographer
Kazutaka Sugitani .... choreographer
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Naisu no mori: The First Contact" - Japan (original title)
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Runtime:
Argentina:150 min (Mar del Plata Film Festival)
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7 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Movie Rocks!, 17 August 2006
Author: Gerard Elmore from United States

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!

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