A still from Satoshi Kon: The Illusionist (category: IIA , French, Japanese, English), directed by Pascal-Alex Vincent. The documentary is an intoxicating celebration of Japanese animator Kon’s astonishing talent.
A still from Satoshi Kon: The Illusionist (category: IIA , French, Japanese, English), directed by Pascal-Alex Vincent. The documentary is an intoxicating celebration of Japanese animator Kon’s astonishing talent.

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Satoshi Kon: The Illusionist movie review – Japanese animation master behind Perfect Blue and Paprika remembered in intoxicating documentary profile

  • Satoshi Kon was on his way to becoming a heavyweight of the animation industry when he died of cancer aged 46
  • This documentary explores his innovative movies and the influence he had on filmmakers Darren Aronofsky, Marc Caro and Rodney Rothman

Topic |   Asian cinema: Japanese films
A still from Satoshi Kon: The Illusionist (category: IIA , French, Japanese, English), directed by Pascal-Alex Vincent. The documentary is an intoxicating celebration of Japanese animator Kon’s astonishing talent.
A still from Satoshi Kon: The Illusionist (category: IIA , French, Japanese, English), directed by Pascal-Alex Vincent. The documentary is an intoxicating celebration of Japanese animator Kon’s astonishing talent.
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