Angry Robot

millenium actress

I want to rave like a dying lunatic about the magical anime masterpiece <a href=″>Millenium Actress. But there’s no point, as it’s not available anywhere yet. (Lookit me! I’m such an insider!) It’s by Satoshi Kon, director of Perfect Blue. It’s a pomo-Brecht romance odyssey whose self-references somehow draw one further in, as if fantasy was really the best way to tell the story of a real person’s life, and it’s – oh wait, there’s no point, is there?