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R.I.P. Satoshi Kon

Discussion in 'Anime' started by Dave Koch, Oct 28, 2013.

  1. Dave Koch

    Dave Koch Cartoon Admin

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    It's a real shame that Kon-san passed away earlier this week. I really enjoyed his work; I started looking for his other stuff (and then anticipating his new stuff) after I saw Memories- he directed the Magnetic Rose segment. I still haven't seen Millennium Actress, which is odd b/c I own the DVD LOL! I was lucky enough to see Tokyo Godfathers and Paprika in theaters. The only work of his that I'm relatively ambivalent about is the series, Paranoia Agent. I did read that he was working on another feature, The Dreaming Machine, which is in pre-production right now. I hope it is completed, even though it won't be completely his, it should contain a lot of his vision in it, since he wrote it.

    Is anyone else a fan of Satoshi Kon? If so, which of his stuff is your favorite or what do you think is his best work?
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    Dave, you should really not over look "Paranoia Agent" it is wonderful. The "Little Slugger" character is interesting. "Tokyo Godfathers "is on my watch and show or lend DVD to new friends list each Christmas Season. His other works "Perfect Blue", " Paprika" and "Millenium Actress" re also very good,it was great that you got to see two features on a big screen. Nato.
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    *sigh* A great loss to film-making guild, very visionary and a glorious scene composer. I have Perfect Blue and Paprika in my collection, and it seems there's no one definitive Satoshi Kon work. Each one of his films takes new and surprising turns, elevating the psycho-drama thriller as expertly as Hitchcock, but still with distinction. I'm going to watch these master crafted films again, definitely. Bravo, mighty Kon-san, bravo!
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    It is a huge loss, a director who could hold his best against the best directors of every style.

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