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Paprika (2006)Paprika (2006)

Paprika (2006)

Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller

6.9

movie

Japan

English, Japanese

Original, Thought-provoking

2006

Satoshi Kon

Akio Otsuka, Daisuke Sakaguchi, Hideyuki Tanaka

90 min

Synopsis

When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patient's dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.

Our Take

6.9
Staff

A splendid animated movie by the legendary animator and director Satoshi Kon. A team of scientists and psychologists have created a device allowing them to enter someone else’s dreams. Even if the usage of this device is not allowed outside of her facility, Doctor Atsuko Chiba is using it to cure patients from depression. Things start to get complicated when a stolen device is being used by someone to implement confusing dreams in various victims, causing them to mentally break down.

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