Map of the Sounds of Tokyo
First screened in August 2014
Director: Isabel Coixet. Cast: Rinko Kikuchi, Sergi López, Takeo Nakahara, Manabu Oshio, Hideo Sakaki, voice of Min Tanaka. Screenplay: Isabel Coixet.

Twitter Capsule: Heavy formal self-consciousness, signaled by title, weighs down more scenes than it animates. Belabored.

VOR:   Self-conscious sound design, self-conscious cultural mixing, self-consciously "daring" sexuality. Better film might decide what to flaunt, but at least it pushes at all.

Photo © 2009 Mediapro/Vérsatil Cinema, © 2010 IFC Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

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