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More high but strangely touching weirdness from acclaimed Japanese auteur Kiyoshi Kurosawa.
TV GUIDE

Kurosawa is just as cryptic as ever in the haunting, beautiful Bright Future
COMBUSTIBLE CELLULOID

An enchantingly cryptic, ethereally photographed slice of somber surrealism that should definitely appeal to fans of David Lynch and Luis Buñuel
PREMIERE MAGAZINE

Directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, a prolific and sui generis talent from Japan, this quietly creepy film contains a hint of politics and a wealth of shivers.
NEW YORK TIMES

Gradually establishes a sense of foreboding that is hard to shake, though it’s not without its darkly humorous moments.
SEATTLE TIMES

The movie has a curious and cumulative power.
THE BOSTON GLOBE

It’s a haunting, spooky journey into a world that embraces trippy ambiguity.
E!

Kurosawa’s latest turns out to have a surprising emotional pull and a truly transcendent final shot.
EYE WEEKLY

The most spellbinding aspect of Bright Future is that the surrealism sustains its own squiddish logic, concluding with one of the most breathtaking film finales of the year.
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

A remarkable companion piece to Gus Van Sant’s similarly haunted, lyrical, allegorical Elephant.
FILM FREEK CENTRAL

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