The Tale of the Floating World (2002)

  |  Animation, Short, Drama

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A monk reflects on his idyllic childhood and how the atom bomb annihilated that. Life turns from everyday pleasures, to a Hell on Earth of destruction, confusion and madness. A cultured ... See full summary »



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25 July 2019 | Hitchcoc
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This is apparently a response to the bombs dropped on Japan. There are so many striking images, so much of Japanese history, that are presented in striking ways. It's a film that needs viewing several times to appreciate the genius of its creator. We are inundated with color, filled with joy and pain and a lineage of cultural strength.

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Animation | Short | Drama | Fantasy | War


Release Date:

January 2002



Country of Origin

France, UK, Japan

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