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THE CRAZY FAMILY

Japan, 1984 (MIFF 1985)

Director: Ishii Sogo

An absurdist comedy from the new wave of Japanese cinema by a young director, Sogo Ishii, who has acquired a national reputation in his own country for rock 'n roll and motorcycle movies. Here, he tells the somewhat bizarre story of a man who has worked all his life saving every penny to achieve his greatest ambition - owning his own house. Like many dreams, reality is not quite what was imagined.

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