The Happiness of the Katakuris
Katakuris is something of a departure for Miike, seeing as how it's chock-full of robust romance and – we kid you not – musical numbers. While this is ultimately a crazy meditation on family values and the like, it's still mind-bogglingly goofy filmmaking, at once deeply moving and deeply annoying.
"...it's not every day you come across a magical mayhem tour like this one. It begins, fittingly enough, with..."
Nov. 29, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov