Jellyfish eyes [blu-ray] /

After moving to a country town with his mother following his father₂s 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-Fukush...

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Corporate Author: Kaikai Kiki Co.,
Other Authors: Murakami, Takashi, 1962-, Tsugita, Jun,, Nishimura, Yoshihiro, 1967-, Sueoka, Takuto,, Asami, Himeka,, Nishimura Eizō Co., Ltd.,, Janus Films,, Criterion Collection (Firm),
Format: DVD
Language: Japanese
English
Published: [New York, NY] : Janus Films : [2015]
Series: Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs) ; 787.
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Summary: After moving to a country town with his mother following his father₂s 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, Murakami₂s modest-budgeted special effects extravaganza boasts unforgettable creature designs and carries a message of cooperation and hope for all ages.
Item Description: Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Special features: New interview with director Takashi Murakami ; 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 ; trailer for Jellyfish Eyes 2 ; essay by critic Glen Helfand on fold-out insert.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.
Format: Blu-ray; region A; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; requires Blu-ray player.
Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Production Credits: Director of photography, Yasutaka Nagano ; editors, Ryo Hayano, Takeshi Wada ; music, kz (livetune), Yoshihiro Ike, Koh Nakagawa, Tatsuo Yamaguchi.
ISBN: 1681430800
9781681430805