Tagged with Satoshi Kon

Millennium Actress

Millennium Actress

MILLENNIUM ACTRESS Watched via DVD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Millennium Actress is Satoshi Kon’s ode to Japanese filmmaking. The story follows Genya Tachibana as he hunts down and interviews Chiyoko Fujiwara, the most famous actress of early and upcoming film in early 20th century Japan (while dramatized, she really is based off of one or two … Continue reading

Perfect Blue

Perfect Blue

PERFECT BLUE Watched via DVD Upon our rewatch, Perfect Blue isn’t as confusing as I originally believed. Perfect Blue follows the career of a former pop idol as she transitions into a drama actress. A major theme of the movie is how the actress loses the innocence associated with her idol persona as she develops … Continue reading