Ready for some mind blowing animation? Cinematheque has a treat for you.
Japan | 2004 | Masaaki Yuasa, Kôji Morimoto
This psychedelic anime feature, a longtime cult favorite, is only now being released in the U.S. An aspiring manga artist too geeky and timid to pursue his longtime crush takes a yakuza’s bullet in the butt, propelling him into the next world. There his life (and a lot more) passes before his eyes—until a polymorphous Creator grants him a second chance. This wildly inventive and unpredictable head trip is “a mind-blowing experience” (Film Threat). No one under 18 admitted. Subtitles. DCP. 103 min.
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