Mind Game
Mind Game (2004)

A man walks the line between life and death and finds it isn't at all what he imagined in this wildly imaginative anime feature. Nishi is a nebbishy cartoon artist who is still carrying a torch for Miyo, a beautiful girl who left him… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 7, 2004
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
A.O. Scott
New York Times

A sometimes enthralling, sometimes exhausting tour de force.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

If the film's pop-psychedelic noodling about fate, self-determination and the power of love looks muzzy-headed on closer consideration, its dense barrage of images richly repays second and third viewings.

Ed Halter
Village Voice

A virtuoso narrative loop-the-loop that travels through a phantasmagoric catalog of animation styles.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

The best animated film of the year.

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

One of the essential animated features in the last 15 years.

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Flixster Audience Score: 93% Flixster User Reviews
Arash Xak
Fun & inventive animation, Gets a bit too random at times but overall a refreshing & impressive experience
Quinto Wallight
Breathtaking and extraordinary. The film is all kinds of crazy, but it doesn't feel pointless; the characters are faced with some rather unrealistic… More
Drew Smith
Sometimes an artistic film can come off as empty, pretentious and utterly unnecessary. See Angel's Egg. On rare occasions, however, that movie can be… More
Jesse Ortega
This is one of those films that's more of a visual feast than it is a film that focuses on a variety of different surreal visuals and animation styles to… More