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Himizu
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Himizu

DVD Talk
22 October 2014
  • Conclusion: Himizu is grim stuff to be sure and it borders on cinematic nihilism at times but like the director's other pictures, it will reward those who go into it with an open mind and an interest in cinematic portrayals of the dark side of humanity.
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Himizu

Slant Magazine
13 October 2014
  • Summary: Sion Sono's frantic depiction of angry, confused youth is one of his strongest, most poetic works, and Olive Films does fine by the film with faithful video and excellent audio.
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Himizu

The Digital Fix
7 August 2012
  • Summary: Sion Sono's 2011 picture takes place immediately after the devastating Japan earthquake and tsunami, and the aftermath of this terrible tragedy influences his picture, resulting in a slightly more positive tone amongst the ever-present brutality.
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Review: ‘Himizu’

Variety
6 September 2011
  • Summary: A Nipponese boy from a broken home tries to overcome all the violence and hardship in his life in "Himizu," the latest pic from prolific scribe-helmer Sion Sono ("Cold Fish," "Suicide Club").
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Himizu

Flicks
24 May 2013
  • Summary: If you’re going to make a two-plus hour film about the depressing life of a 14-year-old boy, you’ve got to make me care. Himizu does not do that, preferring to parade around its needlessly exaggerated characters, irrational bouts of behaviour and plot threads that weave together like the wad of hair...
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