Monday, November 05, 2007
Samehada otoko to momojiri onna (Katsuhito Ishii, 1998) aka Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl
Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl (Katsuhito
The films of Japanese director, Katsuhito Ishii are never short on originality and peculiarities. Although, the premise of Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl seems like a fairly straight forward action thriller on the surface, Ishii transforms it in to a fun, quirky, oddly paced, and unpredictably cut adventure that no other director would have conceived the same way.