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We Are the Strange (2007)

Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Adventure | January 2007 (USA)
Two outcasts fight for survival in a sinister fantasy world. Their lives are constantly in jeopardy after they're caught in the middle of a deadly battle between bizarre monsters on their way to the ice cream shop.

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Chaylon Blancett ...
The Wooo Monster (voice)
David Choe ...
Rain (voice)
Stuart Mahoney ...
Ori / The Pastor (voice)
Halleh Seddighzadeh ...
Blue / Prologue Narrator (voice)
M. dot Strange ...
HIM (voice)
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Blue is a young girl navigating the streets of a terrifying, sinister fantasy world all alone. When she meets Emmm, a fellow lost soul, she joins him on a quest for some ice cream. Upon arriving, they realize the ice cream shop has been taken over by dark forces, and the whole city is teeming with evil. Bizarre monsters surround Blue and Emmm on all sides until Rain, a sadistic hero, arrives to rescue them and exterminate the source of the evil. Written by Anonymous

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Beware I live


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TerrorVision' eye was actually an eye made for a trout taxidermy. It was provided by M. Dot Strange' taxidermist friend. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Rain: What are you doing here?
Blue: Ice... Cream.
Rain: You came here for Ice Cream?
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References Puyopuyo (1991) See more »

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Past the Vestibule
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assaulting but amazing piece of art. love/hate
24 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is a brilliant combination of different forms of art and digital media.

I, for one, am not at all connected to any genre or sub-culture that might relate to this film. I never play video games, do not like 8-bit music, do not particularly like any kind of animation, and have watched virtually no anime. I actually walked into the movie at Sundance about 10 minutes late and had a hard time getting to my seat because of the visual and audio onslaught coming at me from the screen. I was completely confused for about 3/4 of the movie yet I could not stop watching. The plot was developed almost entirely outside the realm of dialog and I suggest you read about the story before you begin watching.

What I love about this film is that it makes you think. As much as I disliked (pretty much hated) parts of it, I was completely drawn in. It really made me re-evaluate why I watch movies and what I get from them. Sundance was a great forum for this film because it definitely is an INDIE film.

I HIGHLY recommend seeing this film if you want something different than anything you have ever seen. *Give it a chance - it is really something that needs to be watched in its entirety before judgment is made*. Even if you hate the movie, it is still worth watching if you like to expand your perception of what film is. I walked away from this movie with a much greater appreciation for different kinds of art and the amount of work that went into blending all the mediums used.


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