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Kafuka: Inaka isha (2007)

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Surreal events occur when a hapless country doctor visits an ill boy one cold night.

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(as Kôji Yamamura)

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(short story "Ein Landarzt"), (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Sensaku Shigeyama ...
Doctor (voice)
Shigeru Shigeyama ...
Doctor's Voice 1 (voice)
Doji Shigeyama ...
Doctor's Voice 2 (voice)
Shime Shigeyama ...
Packhorse Driver (voice)
Hitomi Kanehara ...
Rosa (voice)
Ippei Shigeyama ...
Boy (voice)
Koji Yamamura ...
Father (voice)
Marika Seto ...
Mother (voice)
Fumi Teranishi ...
Sister (voice)
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Surreal events occur when a hapless country doctor visits an ill boy one cold night.

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17 November 2007 (Japan)  »

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Franz Kafka - Ein Landarzt  »

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Doctor: [Leaving the bed] Young friend, your mistake is that you have no perspective. I've already been in all the sick rooms, far and wide, and I tell you your wound is not so bad. Made in a tight corner with two blows from an axe. Many people offer their side and hardly hear the axe in the forest, to say nothing of the fact that it's coming closer to them.
Boy: Is that really so, or are you deceiving me in my fever?
Doctor: It is truly so. Take the word of honour of a medical doctor.
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Horror on Drugs, deep intelligent depressing horror on drugs
9 August 2009 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I have not read the book by Franz Kafka but it can't be better or creepier than this drawn short-movie.

It's about an ill child and a doctor who should help the child... I can't say more.

The drawings are awesome, confusing, creepy and someway disgusting but in a way that it's still some kind of art.

The music absolutely fits, same for the voices. The whole atmosphere this short flick raises up so fast is incredible, I would really like to see more stuff like this. The only things I could compare it with are the flash animated cartoons by David Firth.

Just watch it, it's sick and dark but also beautiful in it's way.


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