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262 Ratings


Emotion: densetsu no gogo = itsukamita Dracula

Directed by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi
Japan, 1966
Fantasy, Short, Avant-Garde


Experimental short film depicting the life, perhaps real, perhaps a dream, of a young girl named Emi. Emi travels to the city where she encounters her counterpart, Sari, and falls in love with…a vampire?

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Emotion Directed by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi

Critics reviews

Despite the title, understandably the result isn’t so much emotional as it is diverting, with the lunatic excesses of Obayashi’s genre work finding a more comprehensible home in the arthouse field… Obayashi’s caffeinated take on avant-garde cinema certainly shows the influence of commercials, and he never met a gimmick he didn’t like, but he can sure compose a shot.
November 12, 2015
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