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Synonyms: The Room
Japanese: 部屋


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1967
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Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: Avant GardeAvant Garde, Award WinningAward Winning, ComedyComedy
Duration: 4 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 3.891 (scored by 11511,151 users)
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Ranked: #131952
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Popularity: #11108
Members: 1,900
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Short experimental film from 1967 from animator Yoji Kuri.


Winner of the 1967 Oofuji Noburou Award.

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Kuri, Youji


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Dec 11, 2019
Mixed Feelings

interesting in its own way

Animation is pure chaos, there are a lot of events going on consecutively which makes you wonder: what is all this about? But if you notice, in the midst of such madness and randomness there are subtle social critiques, such as the cruelty of war.

Reality is turned into a joke, as the work plays with it. Continuously there are sound effects that immediately cause a strangeness, but match the moments. Historical moments like World War II are portrayed in the form of bombers and social problems. The body and sensuousness are quite explored and outcropped. In general, you should check this ...
Dec 11, 2019
Mixed Feelings
It is interesting this thing of living locked in a reality, a point of view, living incubated, and don't thinking so much about what happen out of the room. I liked how have this loop of birds in the begenin untill the end, the problems and the bombs never break the room we always be back on track.
I liked the randomness of the scenes and how they are all linked together kinda subtly, I can really see all friends linked in the room, it's kinda sad live like that.
it's good to see with friends and see what they think about it, and iniciate a discussion. ...
Jan 2, 2017
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no spoken words

This was terrible. Not sure what the message was if there was one. A room to me is a confiding space. In the small movie they have animations that break through the walls in numbers of ways. So, what is the point of the walls then?

Then we have random events. Pure randomness. Order is important in my world. I will completely be thrown off if a scene of an airplane comes in and is dropping a bomb(for example). why? what purpose is there for that? maybe if the show was about safety i could possibly see that, but this made no ...

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