Kiekaketa Monogatari-tachi no Tame ni

For Almost Forgotten Stories

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Synonyms: Kiekaketa Monogataritachi no Tame ni
Japanese: 消えかけた物語たちの為に
English: For Almost Forgotten Stories
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1994
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Source: Original
Genre: Avant GardeAvant Garde
Duration: 9 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 4.871 (scored by 605605 users)
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Ranked: #128192
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Popularity: #12338
Members: 1,505
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A somewhat dark and surreal tale by Naoyuki Tsuji. Our protagonist sets out on a journey in a world which starts at The Gate of Confusion. To complete his travels, he must meet various strange characters to relieve himself of his burdens and set himself free.

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Tsuji, Naoyuki


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Mar 14, 2016
Mixed Feelings
For the most part, the description above covers what happens. However, the story itself is filled to the brim with symbolism. That, paired with 0 dialogue makes for a rather cerebral experience, something I've come to really enjoy with Naoyuki's work.

The story itself is a process of confusion, community, and ultimately, convection. It's very ethereal, something that steps out beyond the standard westernized idea that one must do things on their own, take it on the forehead at all times, and then die with those burdens. Naoyuki tells a different narrative where someone embarks on a journey carrying their burdens but finds themselves in need ...

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