Good-by Elvis and USA
Good-bye Elvis and USA
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English: Good-bye Elvis and USA
Synonyms: Good-bye Elvis and USA
Japanese: Good-by Elvis and USA


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1971
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Source: Original
Genres: DementiaDementia, MusicMusic
Duration: 7 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 3.211 (scored by 608608 users)
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Ranked: #104582
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Popularity: #10048
Members: 997
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A chaotic mixture of hand-drawn animation and magazine cut-outs appropriating American pop culture. With a soundtrack involving music and sounds played in reverse, iconography of war and pop culture are intercut or merged together with images of eroticism and consumption. The film screened at the 3rd Sogetsu Animation Festival 1971.

(Source: Collaborative Cataloging Japan)


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Jun 28, 2019
slamDuncan52 (All reviews)
Keiichi Tanami had an interesting place in the pop art scene of the late 60s/early 70s (also known as the late 60s). Good-by Elvis and USA shows a thoughtful extravaganza of a world now under assault by images for the first time. His imagery is abstract, frenetic, and jarring, as a signifier toward the breakdown of celebrity as human, production as craft, and culture as organic. It's a fond farewell to the days of Elvis and his meaning as a human musician, and a look around at the image that the man had become.

If you're interested in psychedelic video, or artsy thought-pieces discussing the creation read more
Nov 1, 2016
Sidewinder51 (All reviews)
Overall a 1
subtitles are not needed for this. If you want to read why be prepared for a short rant.

Tanaami, Keiichi (creator of this slander filth)you hound dog! i would only imagine evil would agree with me on. In all fairness i played neutral with you on on your M.monroe referral but having seen this i see what you like to do. Go figure it is the only thing you are good at. (hang in says the weather forecaster. In coming heavy weather dead ahead!)

I see why you might want to slander elvis aside from his popular expansion in the American culture you are jealous read more

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