The Resource Magical Girl, (electronic resource)

Magical Girl, (electronic resource)

Label
Magical Girl
Title
Magical Girl
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the breakout hits of Spain's burgeoning low-budget filmmaking scene, Carlos Vermut's debut, Diamond Flash, instantly established the young filmmaker as a deft practitioner of the thriller genre. Vermut's follow-up, Magical Girl, employs a classic noir premise, taking his exploration of the darkest side of human nature to exhilarating new extremes. Luis (Luis Bermejo) is desperate to fulfill his terminally ill daughter's last wish: to own the prohibitively expensive "Magical Girl Yukiko" dress from her favorite Japanese cartoon. Unemployed, with no prospects, and blinded with grief, Luis turns to extortion when he crosses paths with the beautiful, mentally disturbed Barbara (Barbara Lennie). Her marriage threatened by the blackmail, Barbara reluctantly complies with his scheme, even as it sends her spiralling into a world of danger and degradation. Seeking revenge on Luis, she turns for help to the only person who truly knows how damaged she is: retired math teacher Damian (Jose Sacristan), who has dark secrets of his own. The trio descends into an infernal cycle of deception and double-crosses, in which the struggle between reason and instinct plays out to nerve-jangling effect.. While Magical Girl displays ample influence from the best of Spanish cinema past and present , from Luis Bunuel to Alejandro Amenabar, it also draws inspiration from the hyper-stylization of Japanese manga and the boundary pushing of South Korean genre cinema. Ultimately, however, Vermut's film is a thoroughly original creation, its vicious dance of vengeance and deceit offering a twisted reflection of Spain's fraught contemporary reality.. "A razor-sharp tale of unintended consequences." - Indiewire
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by First Run Features in 2014
Language note
In English
Runtime
121
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Magical Girl, (electronic resource)
Label
Magical Girl, (electronic resource)
Link
http://edmonton.kanopystreaming.com/node/202945
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
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Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1202944
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Dimensions
unknown
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Extent
1 streaming online resource (streaming video file) (122 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) kan1202944
  • (CaAE) kan1202944
  • (OCoLC)956903242
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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