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pretentious crap

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That successfully launched a multi-million dollar career, so it clearly worked. Without this film, you wouldn't have any of his (much better) later work.

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Iya Oyun Oyeku Meji

Alas, I am too old to bother with captions...they're never on the screen long enough for me to read.

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Ean James

Surprisingly good film. Feels like Pan's Labyrinth scaled back with a bit more cheese (not a bad thing though).

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To think this was a debut - it's a huge undertaking and so well crafted.
Think of how different this WORLD is right from the start - the words "merry Christmas" upside down in reflection - we're not in our usual world.
So good.

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What an amaxing and unique first feature. Even though it's much smaller then his later films his style and imagination are very apparent here. Ron Pearman is fantastic as always. I was recently lucky enough to see art from this film and his early notebooks at the "At Home with Monsters" ...Read more