Funky Forest: The First Contact

Funky Forest: The First Contact

Director: Katsuhito Ishii, Hajime Ishimine, Shinichiro Miki, Shunchiro

Cast: Katsuhito Ishii, Hajime Ishimine, Shinichiro Miki, Shunchiro

     
 

Taste of Tea director Katsuhito Ishii collaborates with filmmakers Shinichiro Miki and Hajime Ishimine) for this outrageous collection of surreal, short attention span non-sequiturs largely revolving around Guitar Brother (Tadanobu Asano), his randy older sibling, and the pair's portly Caucasian brother. Dance numbers, pillow fights, animation, comedy, and…  See more details below

Overview

Taste of Tea director Katsuhito Ishii collaborates with filmmakers Shinichiro Miki and Hajime Ishimine) for this outrageous collection of surreal, short attention span non-sequiturs largely revolving around Guitar Brother (Tadanobu Asano), his randy older sibling, and the pair's portly Caucasian brother. Dance numbers, pillow fights, animation, comedy, and science fiction all combine to create a unique and disorienting viewing experience featuring such highlights as an absurdist tribute to David Cronenberg, an ass-television, and a girl who fires lasers from her forehead in order to battle a floating space blob which emits spinning, spherical projectiles.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/18/2008
UPC:
0896911001102
Original Release:
2006
Rating:
NR
Source:
Viz Media
Region Code:
1
Time:
2:30:00

Special Features

Disc one - Director's chapter menu; Interval chapter menu; Japanese Original trailers; Dolby Digital Surround 5.1; Disc 2 - The Making of Funky Forest "Into the World of the Unfathomable Forest"; "Katsuchi's Dance" Secret Treasure (A Choreography Lesson Video); "The Transfer Student is Here!" (Video Contents)

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Susumu Terajima Actor
Tadanobu Asano Actor
Chizuru Ikewaki Actor
Kazue Fukiishi Actor
Ryo Kase Actor
Hideaki Anno Actor
Kanji Tsuda Actor
Masako Takahashi Actor
Rinko Kikuchi Actor
Andrew Alfieri Actor
Machiko Ono Actor
Erika Nishikado Actor
Tsuyoshi Sakado Actor

Technical Credits
Katsuhito Ishii Director,Editor,Screenwriter
Hajime Ishimine Director,Editor,Screenwriter
Shinichiro Miki Director,Editor,Screenwriter
Shunchiro Director,Editor,Screenwriter
Norihisa Harada Producer
Shinji Inoue Production Designer
Taichi Ito Producer
Hiroshi Machida Cinematographer
Kosuke Matsushima Cinematographer
Kensuke Shiga Associate Producer
Itou Taiti Producer
Midorikawa Tooru Musical Direction/Supervision
Kazutoshi Wadakura Producer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Funky Forest: The First Contact
1. Opening [5:01]
2. Little Hataru [3:33]
3. Mole Brother -Robot Dude- [:12]
4. Guitar Brothers Ex + 1 [3:06]
5. Mole Brother -Robot Dude 2- [:19]
6. Notti & Takefumi -Prologue- [10:07]
7. Mole Brother -Wanna Do It- [:23]
8. Guitar Brother 2 [4:22]
9. -Actual Sight- [:15]
10. Babbling Hot Springs Vixens - Alian Piko-Riko - [7:01]
11. Katsuichi -Back- [:08]
12. The Vixens - Hot!- [4:00]
13. Babbling Hot Springs Vixen -Buck Naked And The Panda- [:08]
14. The Vixens - Hot!- [7:50]
15. Babbling Hot Springs Vixens - Buck Naked And The Panda- [:07]
16. Katsuichi -Title Call- [2:02]
17. Guitar Brother 3 [:10]
18. Notti & Takefumi -Takefumi's Dream- [21:26]
19. - Funky Forest Part 1- [:07]
20. Side A Completed ~Intermission~ Start Side B [3:00]
21. - Funky Forest Part 2 - [:06]
22. Wanna Go For A Drink? [9:24]
23. Mole Brother -Emergency! Code Redi!- [:09]
24. Home Room !!!!!!!!! - Yasuda's Turn - [2:20]
25. - Yasuda vs Katsuichi - [:12]
26. Katsuichi -Can I Have A Watermelon?- [:09]
27. Guitar Brother 4 [1:49]
28. Mole Brother -It's Up To Your Drive! - [:28]
29. Home Room !!!!!!!!! -Ms. Kikuchi Class President's Turn - [2:22]
30. Mr. Morishita -The Singles Picnic!- [:27]
31. Youth Classroom [5:33]
32. Mole Brother -Wanna See An Elephant?- [:10]
33. Home Room !!!!!!!!!!!!! -Yoshiko's Turn- [4:16]
34. Anime Brother -Who's The Director?- [7:38]
35. Guitar Brother Special - Talent Of An Unpopular Guy- [6:36]
36. The Revolutionary Teachers - Raise Our Pay!- [:07]
37. The Director Pero -Thinking- [:06]
38. The Transfer Student Is Here! [4:57]
39. The Cop Teacher - Don't Park Here! [:14]
40. After School Club [10:38]
41. - I Love My After School Club!- [:06]
42. - Masaru vs. Takefumi- [:32]
43. Notti & Takefumi -Notti's Dream- [14:37]
44. Ending Roll [3:31]

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