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6.9
/10
1,163 Ratings

Air Doll

Kûki ningyô

Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda
Japan, 2009
Drama, Fantasy

Synopsis

Hideo, who lives alone, owns a life-size “air doll”, which suddenly finds herself with a heart. Everything is new to her in the world outside Hideo’s house. One afternoon, she meets Junichi who works at a rental video store, and instantly falls in love with him.

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Air Doll Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda

Critics reviews

Wizard of Oz-style pathos around the doll’s growing humanity (perfectly communicated by Bae) is almost cancelled out by a high degree of perversity. Shall I ever forget the sight of the doll, post-sex, scrubbing out her own detachable vagina?
December 01, 2009
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