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Takashi Murakami, one of the most popular artists in the world, made his directorial debut with Jellyfish Eyes, taking his boundless imagination to the screen in a tale that is about friendship and loyalty at the same time as it addresses humanityís penchant for destruction. After moving to a country town with his mother following his fatherís death, a young boy befriends a charming, flying, jellyfish-like spriteóonly to discover that his schoolmates have similar friends, and that neither they nor the town itself are what they seem to be. Pointedly set in a post-Fukushima world, Murakamiís modest-budgeted special effects extravaganza boasts unforgettable creature designs and carries a message of cooperation and hope for all ages.
Takashi Murakami, one of the most popular artists in the world, made his directorial debut with Jellyfish Eyes, taking his boundless imagination to the screen in a tale that is about friendship and loyalty at the same time as it addresses humanityís penchant for destruction. After moving to a country town with his mother following his fatherís death, a young boy befriends a charming, flying, jellyfish-like spriteóonly to discover that his schoolmates have similar friends, and that neither they nor the town itself are what they seem to be. Pointedly set in a post-Fukushima world, Murakamiís modest-budgeted special effects extravaganza boasts unforgettable creature designs and carries a message of cooperation and hope for all ages.
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Jellyfish Eyes [Movie] - Jellyfish Eyes [Criterion Collection]

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Format: Blu-Ray
Label: CRITERION
Rel. Date: 12/08/2015
UPC: 715515161817

Jellyfish Eyes [Criterion Collection]
Artist: Jellyfish Eyes [Movie]
Format: Blu-Ray
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Takashi Murakami, one of the most popular artists in the world, made his directorial debut with Jellyfish Eyes, taking his boundless imagination to the screen in a tale that is about friendship and loyalty at the same time as it addresses humanityís penchant for destruction. After moving to a country town with his mother following his fatherís death, a young boy befriends a charming, flying, jellyfish-like spriteóonly to discover that his schoolmates have similar friends, and that neither they nor the town itself are what they seem to be. Pointedly set in a post-Fukushima world, Murakamiís modest-budgeted special effects extravaganza boasts unforgettable creature designs and carries a message of cooperation and hope for all ages.

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DIRECTOR-APPROVED BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES • New, high-definition digital master, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack • New interview with director Takashi Murakami • Two new behind-the-scenes documentaries on the making of the film • Trailer for Jellyfish Eyes 2 • New English subtitle translation • PLUS: An essay by critic Glen Helfand

        
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