Acchi wa Kocchi

There is Here

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Synonyms: Atchi Kotchi, Here and There
Japanese: あっちはこっち
English: There is Here
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1961
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Source: Original
Genre: Avant GardeAvant Garde
Duration: 25 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.741 (scored by 19581,958 users)
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Ranked: #53532
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Members: 7,961
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The film fuses live action and animation and was screened at Three-Person Animation 2. Musique concrète and electronic sounds made by modulating everyday noises such as flush toilets are interspersed throughout the work. Contrasts between opposites, as encapsulated by the title—between live-action space and animated space, between mundane sounds of daily life and bizarre noises—and the war between the sexes, a signature theme in Youji Kuri's work, are also palpable in the juxtaposition of musique concrète and scat singing.

(Source: Collaborative Cataloging Japan, edited)


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Dec 29, 2021
(TLDR below, thanks for reading in advance)

The year is 1961.
Yōji Kuri publishes Acchi wa Kocchi (あっちはこっち).

Kuri, said to be an "influential figure in Japanese independent animation", known for his adult, experimental, dark and surreal style. Gave the world another very interesting piece of art to admire.

Acchi wa Kocchi is true Avant-Garde.

You have your typical avant-garde, the shitpost, the nonsense, the psychedelic trip, the cursed. Then there's a special find within Acchi wa Kocchi. It's all of the above but in its own nostalgic surreal way. What we find ourselves with is no ordinary thing that is simply shared amongst the crowd, but something that comes ...

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