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Drawing Restraint 9 (2005)

Not Rated | | Fantasy | 29 March 2006 (USA)
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The film concerns the theme of self-imposed limitation and continues Matthew Barney's interest in religious rite, this time focusing on Shinto.

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Matthew Barney

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Matthew Barney

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Cast

Credited cast:
Shigeru Akahori Shigeru Akahori ... Barber
Naomi Araki Naomi Araki ... Ama
Matthew Barney ... Occidental Guest
Björk ... Occidental Guest
Hisashi Fujita Hisashi Fujita ... Flensing Deck Crew
Shunsuke Fujita Shunsuke Fujita ... Ambergris Procession
Yuta Fukunaga Yuta Fukunaga ... Ambergris Procession
Genishi Hakozaki Genishi Hakozaki ... Ama
Yuya Hama Yuya Hama ... Flensing Deck Crew
Akimi Hamada Akimi Hamada ... Bathhouse Attendant
Yoshio Harada ... Flensing Deck Crew
Yokio Hyakuda Yokio Hyakuda ... Flensing Deck Crew
Akiyo Ikeda Akiyo Ikeda ... Flensing Deck Crew
Tomo Isino Tomo Isino ... Rendering Tank Attendant
Sachiyo Ito Sachiyo Ito ... Dressing Room Attendant
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The film concerns the theme of self-imposed limitation and continues Matthew Barney's interest in religious rite, this time focusing on Shinto.

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Genres:

Fantasy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English | Japanese | Icelandic

Release Date:

29 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

DR9 - Drawing Restraint 9 See more »

Filming Locations:

Nagasaki, Japan See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,200, 29 March 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$225,041, 18 June 2006
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Restraint LLC See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Soundtracks

Antarctic Return
Written by Björk
Sho played by Mayumi Miyata
Produced by Björk
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Brilliant and beautiful
25 October 2005 | by adnoid77See all my reviews

This experimental film is utterly gorgeous. Barney's film's are as ambitious as any Hollywood blockbuster. The visuals are stunning and the soundtrack by Bjork is the best music to date for one of the artist's projects. If this film comes to your town, I highly recommend checking it out. The narrative structure is somewhat unusual and the film contains almost no dialogue. I found the experience reminiscent of my first time seeing Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey". If you're looking for action, this may not be your cup of tea (ha ha). The Japanese locations, the costumes, music, sets, cinematography & special effects create a seamless and highly polished package.


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