Jellyfish eyes [DVD video] /

After moving to a country town with his mother following his father's death, a young boy befriends a charming, flying, jellyfish-like sprite, only to discover that his schoolmates have similar friends, and that neither they nor the town itself are what they seem to be. Pointedly set in a post-F...

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Corporate Author: Criterion Collection (Firm),
Other Authors: Murakami, Takashi, 1962-, Kasahara, Chiaki,, Nishimura, Yoshihiro, 1967-, Tsugita, Jun,, Sueoka, Takuto,, Asami, Himeka, 1999-, Kubota, Masataka, 1988-, Sometani, Shōta, 1992-, Shiozawa, Hidemasa,, Ikenaga, Ami, 1986-, Shiina, Eihi, 1976-
Format: DVD
Language: Japanese
English
Published: [Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2015]
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 787.
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Summary: After moving to a country town with his mother following his father's death, a young boy befriends a charming, flying, jellyfish-like sprite, only to discover that his schoolmates have similar friends, and that neither they nor the town itself are what they seem to be. Pointedly set in a post-Fukushima world, Murakami's modest-budgeted special effects extravaganza boasts unforgettable creature designs and carries a message of cooperation and hope for all ages.
Item Description: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2013.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Credits in English.
Special features: Takashi Murakami (new interview with the director about the genesis of the film, how it was informed by the television of his childhood, and the evolution of his approach to making art); Making F.R.I.E.N.D.s (a new piece on the creation of the film's creatures); Takashi Murakami: the art of film (a new behind-the-scenes documentary on the making of the film); Jellyfish Eyes 2 trailer. Insert includes essay by critic Glen Helfand.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.
Format: DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
ISBN: 1681430819
9781681430812