I came across this new movie and saw it in theatres when i was in Japan and previously the dvd came out I was wondering if anybody got a chance to see it? I thought it was VERY good and wanted to know what anybody else though
Little about this movie:
Dolls is the latest work of the renowned Japanese director Takeshi Kitano. It has been invited to participate in a great number of international film festivals worldwide. Similar to his other works, this movie is quite controversial and it has received very mixed response.
The film is composed of three short stories. The first one is about the aimless journey of a pair of lovers (Hidetoshi Nishijima and Miho Kanno); The second one involves the reunion of a yakuza boss and his old lover after a thirty years interval; The third story talks about the fanatical love of a fan to his idol singer (Kyoko Fukada). Although the characters of these three stories do come across each other at certain moment of the movie, the stories do not intertwine or have any explicit connection at all. Each one of them is just presented on its own. Among the three short stories, the reunion of the yakuza boss and his old lover is the most easy-going one, while the focus of the movie, that is, the aimless journey of Nishijima and Kanno, is the one that is most difficult to appreciate.
The stories are complex and I thought very interesting