“Recognize these? “You know what they are? You don’t, do you? You have no idea. “They’re replicas of body parts. You see? “Sadly this is not only a finger. “It is an inferiority complex in the shape of a finger. “It’s not that I specialize in treating fingers. I’m a psychiatrist in fact. “Inferiority complexes […]Read more "The Face of Another [Tanin no kao](1966)"
If you’ve seen Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of The Princess Kaguya, then this film will seem very familiar. Well, mostly. It is, of course, based on a traditional Japanese story, albeit one not familiar to most Western audiences. The basics are the same as the more recent animated film: a bamboo cutter finds a […]Read more "Princess from the Moon [Taketori monogatari] (1987)"