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1,225 Ratings

All About Lily Chou-Chou

リリイ・シュシュのすべて Rirī Shushu no Subete

Directed by Shunji Iwai
Japan, 2001


Teenage angst takes a dark and dangerous turn in writer/director Shunji Iwai’s powerful drama about alienated high schooler Yuichi, whose online devotion to pop singer Lily Chou-Chou offers a refuge from a world filled with bullying, alienation and crime.

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All About Lily Chou-Chou Directed by Shunji Iwai

Critics reviews

In the interstices of these fluxes, All About Lily Chou-Chou transforms into a mood piece, self-consciously eschewing account and explanation, less concerned with analysing our bafflement than it is with simply our bafflement itself, as if with the detached curiosity of an observing alien.
February 01, 2009
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