Nido to Mezamenu Komori Uta

The Death Lullaby

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Synonyms: Nidoto Mezamenu Komori Uta, Lullaby to the Big Sleep, Lullaby Not Awake Two Times
Japanese: 二度と目覚めぬ子守唄
English: The Death Lullaby
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1985
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Source: Original
Genres: Avant GardeAvant Garde, DramaDrama
Duration: 27 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 5.611 (scored by 12341,234 users)
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Ranked: #106692
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Popularity: #8884
Members: 3,045
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An animated film describing the bullying of a Japanese child.


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Harada, Hiroshi
Director, Script, Key Animation, Director of Photography, Music, Creator


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Apr 11, 2021
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It all starts with the very context of our reality. After the beginning of the disenchantment of the world, the tendency has always been the advance of secularization and rationalism, and consequently the questioning of traditions. From questioning, discontent is born (or the opposite, I can't say for sure), and from the latter is born what many would call the "overcoming" of dogmas and sociocultural conventions until then in force. From the spark to the fire, and from this to the fire, man fanned the flames of progress, and the culmination of this was the Industrial Revolution. The abundance and comfort ...
Jan 28, 2018
Ignore the negative reviews. This little short is great and I feel that it served its purpose well. The protagonist was as compelling as a protagonist can practically be in a work so short that also includes a portrayal of industrialization/modernization. With that said, the work is heavily conceptual and relies on emotional appeal (rather than direct commentary) to deliver its content. As for the sound and art, one can only be so critical of an animation from 1985 with this style. Although flawed, the art and sound did the intended job. Overall, it was definitely enjoyable; I'm glad someone showed it to me before ...
Aug 4, 2013
so, I'm not quite sure at all what they were trying to do with this movie but to me it feels totally disjointed and without coherence for the most part. it also feels like a mind-control device at times,with all of the flashing and propaganda. storywise, (SPOILERS) it claims to be about a boy who get's bullied; a boy does get bullied but this isn't necessarily the focus, as this feels secondary to the anti-modernization of Japan statements and imagery. Artwise, this at times, looks striking and has very interesting animation style, but at other times, the art leaves something to be desired and the ...

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