I wish I could say something more profound than that, but it was just pure instinct. Apart from a needless plotline involving a homophobic assault, it all makes perfect sense.

And as it turns out, the weaves are also alive, and they’re literally out for blood, at least those being offered at a mysterious salon where Anna, looking to make her mark on Cult as a VJ, is sent to by Zora. As Ruben begins confronting his current predicament, Sound of Metal risks becoming a familiar, inspirational tale of overcoming one’s disability.

It is a confident, perfectly executed piece of work that for the most part lays there like a prettified corpse and though Kikuko’s confession scene suggests this is part of the tonal point it nonetheless comes off jarringly in retrospect as too-little too-late. View production, box office, & company info. That’s a shame, because while Borat was always, at heart, a cartoonish stereotype, he was also a potent and surprisingly elastic embodiment of America’s deep ignorance about the rest of the world. Sound of the Mountain (山の音, Yama no Oto) is a 1954 black-and-white Japanese film directed by Mikio Naruse starring Setsuko Hara, So Yamamura, and Ken Uehara. It is based on the novel The Sound of the Mountain by Nobel-Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata. It was in the evening, and I just remember saying to her, “I’m going to come back and show you a cut.” She was on the phone with Robert, and I remember her saying, “Hold on a second, let me get you something.” She handed me this bag of all of these mini DV tapes that ended up being about 100 hours of footage. Alternate Movie Titles: Sound of the Mountain [New International Title] Echo of the Mountain [Alternate International Title] Box Office - Stock Footage - DVDs - CDs - Pictures - Concept Art - Cut Scenes - Reviews: Details: The Ogatas are an upper-class postwar Japanese family in which everyone has become trapped in a passionless marriage. The giddiness that Giuliani exhibits in response to Tutar’s sexual advances illustrates so starkly the lecherous sense of entitlement that drives such inappropriate and predacious behavior. But it’s seemingly only during their performances that Ruben feels both truly alive and at peace with himself, getting his fix of the rhythmic noise that’s become his new drug of choice. The American rights were bought from the German producers. Kikuko is the pride and joy of Shingo and they are close to each other. In a kind of communion, Eddie embraces the drag queen like a lost child re-encountering his mother. Dry Wind, for one, takes place in the rustic countryside of the state of Goiás, known for its cowboy iconography, livestock music festivals, and extremely conservative politics. Tyler Taormina’s Ham on Rye, in which high school children come of age while moseying around the San Fernando Valley in anticipation of an undefined formal event, sets the audience up for a lark. Most immediately, it’s a pure, visceral pleasure simply to read Nayman’s descriptions of imagery.