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Paprika (2006) (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray) (Steelbook Limited Edition) (Hong Kong Version) Blu-ray Region A

Kon Satoshi (Director)
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Paprika (2006) (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray) (Steelbook Limited Edition) (Hong Kong Version)
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All Editions Rating: Customer Review Rated Bad 8 - 8 out of 10 (1)

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The word "auteur" was already being thrown around after Kon Satoshi's first film, Perfect Blue, in 1997, and in the ensuing ten years he made good on that promise. If in his next two films, Millennium Actress and Tokyo Godfathers, Kon sealed his status as one of the greatest anime directors, then Paprika confirmed once more that he was simply one of the most wildly imaginative filmmakers in Japanese cinema. With his fourth and final film, Kon offered his most mind-bending masterpiece.

Unassuming Atsuko Chiba is a psychotherapist and dream detective. She conducts research with a cutting-edge device called "DC-MINI" that allows users to enter and manipulate people's dreams. As her dream alter ego Paprika, Atsuko becomes everything she isn't in the real world - young, exotic, fearless and strengthened with the ability to help the troubled minds she enters. When a DC-MINI prototype is stolen from the lab, however, the healing device becomes a dangerous weapon in the wrong hands. Researchers are driven mad as dreams and reality collide uncontrollably, leaving Atsuko/Paprika with the task of hunting down the culprit in a stunningly beautiful yet sinister dreamscape.

Paprika is based on a novel by renowned sci-fi satirist Tsutsui Yasutaka, whose works have been adapted into films like The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and The World Sinks Except Japan. As with Kon Satoshi's other works, the film is produced by Studio Madhouse, and rendered in a bold, bright and kinetic blend of 3D and traditional animation.

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Product Title: Paprika (2006) (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray) (Steelbook Limited Edition) (Hong Kong Version) 盜夢偵探 (2006) (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray) (Steelbook限量版) (香港版) 盗梦侦探 (2006) (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray) (Steelbook限量版) (香港版) パプリカ Paprika (2006) (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray) (Steelbook Limited Edition) (Hong Kong Version)
Also known as: 紅辣椒 / 帕布莉卡 红辣椒 / 帕布莉卡
Director: Kon Satoshi 今敏 今敏 今敏 Kon Satoshi
Blu-ray Region Code: A - Americas (North, Central and South except French Guiana), Korea, Japan, South East Asia (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) What is it?
Release Date: 2024-02-20
Language: English, Cantonese, Japanese, Mandarin, French, Italian, Spanish, Thai, German
Subtitles: English, Traditional Chinese, Thai, French, German
Place of Origin: Japan
Sound Information: Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS-HD Master Audio
Disc Format(s): 50 GB - Double Layer, Blu-ray
Video Codecs: AVC (MPEG-4 Part 10)
Duration: 90 (mins)
Publisher: Manta Lab Ltd.
Package Weight: 200 (g)
Shipment Unit: 1 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1127562432

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導演:今敏

故事內容: 準備進入神奇想像的世界中,在這裡,現實與夢境以視覺上的千變萬幻交叉抵觸。這個神奇的故事描述一部可以讓科學家進入人腦海記錄夢境的機器被偷走,一名無畏的偵探和聰明的治療師一起聯手要將它尋回,以免它落入夢境恐怖份子的手中。這部吸引人的動畫電影由著名導演今敏執導。

4K UHD :4K高清解像度兼備Dolby Vision;影碟格式:BD100 / 視頻壓縮:HEVC
語言:日語杜比全景聲 ; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 : 日語,英語,法語,德語 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 :粵語,義大利語,國語,西班牙語,泰語
字幕:繁體中文,英文,阿拉伯文,法文,德文,義大利文,韓文,西班牙文,泰文,土耳其文字幕選擇
特別收錄:修復花絮

BD : 影碟格式:BD50 / 視頻壓縮:AVC
語言:DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 : 日語,英語,德語 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 : 粵語,法語,義大利語,國語,西班牙語,泰語
字幕:繁體中文,英文,阿拉伯文,法文,德文,義大利文,韓文,西班牙文,泰文,土耳其文字幕選擇
特別收錄:製作特輯、夢之對話、CG製作花絮、美術花絮、幕後講評、分鏡及手稿
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Average Customer Rating for All Editions of this Product: Customer Review Rated Bad 8 - 8 out of 10 (1)

Kevin Kennedy
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January 2, 2008

This customer review refers to Paprika (DVD) (US Version)
Mind-blowing anime Customer Review Rated Bad 8 - 8 out of 10
Satoshi Kon's "Paprika" tells of a new technology that allows dreams to be viewed in a manner similar to movies, hence allowing analysts to see how the dreamer's subconscious is revealed in the dreams. Indeed, the technology allows the analyst actually to enter into and participate in the dreams.

Something has gone terribly wrong with this technology and it is leading to people who have been exposed to it to commit suicide. Now it seems that individual dreams are merging into a collective delusion, which is blurring the line between reality and dreams. A trio of intrepid investigators seek to get things under control.

This bare-bones description of the plot may be a bit misleading. Watching "Paprika" is like walking through a funhouse hall of mirrors. It can be very difficult to discern what the heck is going on; one is left agog at the wild imagery.

If you liked the bizarre, mind-bending ending of the anime classic "Akira", then you will love this exuberantly colorful and action-packed tale. If you preferred the warm, human story of Satoshi Kon's previous film "Tokyo Godfathers", then this may not be your cup of tea. I recommend "Paprika" to all serious anime buffs.
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