Perfect Blue

Poster for the movie "Perfect Blue"

Careful, this is most definitely not a movie for kids, in spite of the very cartoonish look. The medium however enables Satoshi Kon to take this highly effective thriller into places he couldn’t have gone to otherwise. Taut, intense, surreal in parts, it somehow reminds me of Blue Velvet. I also remember watching a few very interesting Japanese animated movies that summer, maybe one day I should also talk about Jin Roh

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