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    Reader comments on Pistol Opera

    Subject: Re: suzuki
    Date: Jan 6, 2004
    Sender: GhostShip BluePrevious | Next

    Remove "null" and replace number with numeral to respond.

    Any advice on where to start the path to understanding? Any enlightenment to pass on? Saw this and was impressed visually, and felt a tickling of Suzuki's intent - but two years in Okinawa and precious little understanding of Japanese aren't enough to pull the film into focus.

    Ta
    GSB

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    Response to this comment:
    suzuki

    You're right to say to leave this movie to avant-guard buffs. Simply because these individuals actually have a general idea of japanese society. Something most viewers have no "REAL" concept of. Which is why an average viewer has no interest in black cat's struggle. However, if through deliberate study, you do have an understanding of the social pressures and taboos of Japanese society you are let into a surreal world that is rife with twists, turns and symbolism galore!

    Sayonara,

    Crank.






    Comment index:

  • Pistol Opera   from John Alvarez, Oct 24, 2003
  • suzuki   from crank dawg12, Nov 7, 2003
  • » Re: suzuki «   from GhostShip Blue, Jan 6, 2004
  • Pistol Opera   from Filmie, May 26, 2004
  • Re: Pistol Opera   from rose, Jun 30, 2009
  • queston   from rose , Jun 30, 2009
  • Pistol Opera   from John Alvarez, Oct 24, 2003
  • suzuki   from crank dawg12, Nov 7, 2003
  • » Re: suzuki «   from GhostShip Blue, Jan 6, 2004
  • Pistol Opera   from Filmie, May 26, 2004
  • Re: Pistol Opera   from rose, Jun 30, 2009
  • queston   from rose , Jun 30, 2009