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Synonyms: Travel, The Trip


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1973
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Source: Original
Genre: FantasyFantasy
Theme: PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 12 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.401 (scored by 613613 users)
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Ranked: #118912
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Popularity: #12309
Members: 1,377
Favorites: 2


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Surreal cutout (kiri-gami) animation following a young girl's physical journey, which is also an inner voyage through which she will learn all the pain and joy of life. She travels to an anonymous Western city, a bizarre dreamscape cluttered with elements from works by Dali, Magritte, de Chirico and Escher. The journey will change her completely but when she returns she will be the only one who knows how she has changed.
(The poem in the film is by Su Tong-Po, a famous Chinese poet)



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Dec 22, 2022
Don’t come here expecting a coherent storyline. Rather than traditional anime, this is a piece of experimental art. The characters journey (as the name suggests) through paintings. That’s the basic grasp of this short movie. If this sounds appealing to you, continue. If not, this might not be for you.

Tabi is another victim of regular anime watchers stumbling into an art piece, being confused and rating it low. Sure, it hardly looks like a regular anime – but it isn’t meant to. Tabi is a movie that feels like walking through a gallery. It offers beautiful paintings to a viewer with intriguing surreal imagery and ...
Jan 23, 2015
Jesus, a T-Rex, tanks, and an alien eating babies all in one video.

What more could you possibly ask for?

Story: 2 - Dreadful
This short tried to tackle various topics symbolically but the storytelling was a mess throughout.
May 25, 2017
Rate a 3
A tad bit of non relevant Japanese spoken audio. Aside from that nothing else was spoken. There was a couple English words here and there but not in subtitles more in scenery.
a true art film

The artist took on multiple topics and expressed them mostly in symbolically fashion. An okay idea but without subtitles or some other form of guidance the viewer becomes lost in this symbolic jungle. Which is why some call the story a mess.

While animation was limited to certain aspects in frame the art show was never the same. For a viewer to relax and appreciate something visual they have to ...

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