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Symbol (DVD) (Japan Version) DVD Region 2

Matsumoto Hitoshi (Director)
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Symbol (DVD) (Japan Version)
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Best known in Japan as Matchan from owarai duo Downtown, comedian-turned-director Matsumoto Hitoshi landed a critical and commercial hit in 2007 with his directorial debut Dai Nipponjin, an oddball mockumentary about a loser superhero. His 2009 sophomore film Symbol is an even more idiosyncratic and bizarre effort that was again shrouded in secrecy during production. Matsumoto again pulls triple duties as director, writer, and leading man for Symbol, and this time, he is virtually the film's only cast member. Symbol jumps between two threads, one about a Mexican wrestler named Escargot Man and the other about a trapped man trying to escape a white room full of cherubs. The third act ties together the two stories in spectacularly mind-blowing fashion. Reveling in fantasy, absurdity, and physical humor, Symbol has topped critics' lists, while also leaving many scratching their heads.
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Product Title: Symbol (DVD) (Japan Version) Symbol (DVD) (日本版) Symbol (DVD) (日本版) しんぼる Symbol (DVD) (Japan Version)
Artist Name(s): Matsumoto Hitoshi 松本人志 松本人志 松本人志 Matsumoto Hitoshi
Director: Matsumoto Hitoshi 松本人志 松本人志 松本人志 Matsumoto Hitoshi
Release Date: 2010-02-03
Publisher Product Code: YRBN-90092
Language: Japanese
Place of Origin: Japan
Picture Format: NTSC What is it?
Disc Format(s): DVD
Region Code: 2 - Japan, Europe, South Africa, Greenland and the Middle East (including Egypt) What is it?
Other Information: DVD
Shipment Unit: 1 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1021889150

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タイトル:しんぼる
出演:松本人志/デヴィッド・キンテーロ/ルイス・アッチェネリ/リリアン・タビア/アドリアーナ・フリック/カルロズ・トレーズ/イヴァン・ウォン/ミステルカカオ/サラム・ジャーニュ
監督:松本人志(監督)/清水靖晃(音楽)/松本人志(脚本)/松本人志(企画)/高須光聖(脚本)/高須光聖(企画協力)/長谷川朝二(企画協力)/倉本美津留(企画協力)/小西啓介(アソシエイトプロデューサー)/竹本夏絵(アソシエイトプロデューサー)/代情明彦(ラインプロデューサー)

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松本人志監督第二作——。想像もつかない“何か”が起こる。

映像特典:SPOT集/しんぼるドキュメント/特報/予告

テクニカル・インフォメーション
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画面:16:9LB
言語/音声:日本語:ドルビーデジタル5.1chサラウンド

その他の情報
製作年:2009
備考:1枚組
映像特典収録
日本小売価格:¥3800

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