films seen
1
average score
4.50*
nationality
Japan - 32 years old
status
Alive and kicking
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Rare treats

The Girl from the Other Side

Totsukuni no Shôjo
2022 / 70m - Japan
Animation, Fantasy, Mystery
The Girl from the Other Side poster

A stunning indie animation that is reminiscent of Studio 4°C's Comedy and Mamoru Oshii's Angel's Egg. Based on a manga, director Kubo sculpts a magical realm that slowly reveals its secrets. The animation is a little limited, but the art style is magnificent, and the score is entrancing. The characters are both mysterious and loveable, their relationship both simple and complex. After a somewhat slower start, the film really comes into its own during the second half, building up towards a beautiful finale. I really loved this one.