New Perspectives / UK premiere

Anatomy of a Paper Clip (Yamamori clip koujyo no atari)

  • Akira Ikeda /
  • Japan /
  • 2013 /
  • 99 mins

Sakae Tomomatsu, Kazutoshi Kato, Yukari Hara, Toshiyuki Takahashi, Akiko An, Hirofumi Shiba, Wani Kansai, Shu Ono / Fiction / Japanese

A world of regular routine is turned upside-down in this outrageous fantasy-comedy.

Kogure is a loner who works in a factory that produces paper clips by hand under an overbearing manager. One day, he comes home from work to find a strange woman who speaks an unintelligible dialect inside his apartment. The next day, a man who appears to be the woman's father settles in as well. Their relationship gradually changes after a certain incident... Shades of Luis Buñuel and David Lynch add to the bite of this satirical attack on capitalism. [12A]

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  • #1 vicki johnson / Tuesday 24 June, 2014 / 15:22 GMT

    I thought I'd hate this but I loved it. Partake! Do!

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