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Tony Takitani (2005)Tony Takitani (2005)

Tony Takitani (2005)

Drama

6.9

movie

Japan

Japanese

Slow, Well-acted, Without plot

2005

Jun Ichikawa

Hidetoshi Nishijima, Issei Ogata, Issey Ogata

76 min

Synopsis

Tony Takitani seems to find emotions illogical and immature. When he falls for Eiko, his life changes. But Eiko has an all-consuming obsession: designer clothes.

Our Take

6.9
Bilal Zouheir

It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone that the mix of ideas and aesthetics that gave us Her has roots in Japan. Borrowing from the country’s poeticism, attention to detail and just appreciation for beauty; Tony Takitani is Her’s quiet and delicate elder brother-film, and one of the best this genre has to give. After spending a solitary childhood, a Japanese kid with the American name Tony grows up to be a successful technical illustrator. Without the time for the outside world or any luck with it, Tony indulges in his work and by extension his loneliness until he suddenly falls a distinctive young woman. Tony Takitani is a slow film, which quickly becomes a memorable experience due to its profound study of loneliness.

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