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English: Murder
Synonyms: Satsujin
Japanese: 殺人


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1964
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Source: Unknown
Duration: 10 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.691 (scored by 561 users)
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Ranked: #72222
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Popularity: #7097
Members: 975
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Short animated film by acclaimed multi-talented artist Makoto Wada.


In 1964, Murder won the third ever Oofuji Noburou Award at the Mainichi Film Awards.

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Mar 1, 2008
This straightforward name actually represents the plot of this outstanding anime very well - a Murder, and the struggle to find the culprit behind it. While the movie's art and idea are obviously old (and the movie itself is rather old, 1964, way before the big anime revolution in japan), it is as a matter of fact one of the best short animated movies in the history .
Well, you are probably wondering exactly what is so great about Murder. before I'll go on detail about each aspect, I want to state that this movie is actually a parody, that mocks the then-popular read more
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Mar 6, 2016
Satsujin is one scene being shown repeatedly, except it plays out a little differently each time. A charwoman approaches a room, knocks on the door once, twice, enters. This is followed by a close-up of her face, mouth widened, screaming. In the room, a man lies dead on the floor, knife still buried in his chest. A title card states the obvious. Murder!

From there, events differ. Starting with the intertitle sporting a new font every time, each of the altogether seven follow-ups is a spoof of a different type of movie. From Holmesian detective story to traditional James Bond to black-and-white French art film, the read more
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Poll: Murder Episode 1 Discussion
Mathes - Mar 19, 2008
19 replies by ReaperCreeper »»
May 16, 2014 6:23 AM
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Yonatay - Oct 7, 2010
2 replies by Mayuka »»
Sep 24, 2013 4:43 PM