Satoshi Kon: Editing Space & Time

Four years after his passing, Satoshi Kon — truly one of the great visionaries of modern film and animation — remains the master of his craft; a dreamweaver of space and time and a magnificent storyteller by all standards. His films are special. Watching one for the first time is like receiving a gift. It feels, lonelier now.

Paprika (2006) ~25 minutes Don't you think dreams and the Internet are similar - They are both areas where the repressed conscious mind vents.

Film critic Tony Zhou looks at the editing style of the late Satoshi Kon (Paprika, Millennium Actress). His obsession with our multiple realities — social circles, memories, dreams, the Internet — led to his disorienting cuts and transitions. Great tribute, Zhou:

~ by Fionnlagh on August 4, 2014.

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