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Love & Peace

Film

Presented by The Japan Foundation and ACMI

Love & Peace

Unclassified 15+

4 Dec

What happens when you mix rock 'n' roll, child-like fantasy and a monster-sized turtle into one surreal movie? You get Love & Peace.

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  • Meet Ryoichi, a simpleton salaryman who dreams of becoming a rock star. Plagued by extreme anxiety and bullied by his workmates, he finds comfort in his pet turtle named Pikadon, which unbeknownst to him is a common reference to a nuclear explosion.

    Meanwhile, under the streets of Tokyo a mysterious old man residing in a makeshift shelter collects discarded children’s toys and abandoned pets. When their paths converge, Ryoichi finds himself in a world that surpasses his wildest dreams.

    Different from his other films, Love & Peace is missing Sono’s signature blood and gore. But fear not, fans are treated to his trademark surreal touch, with catchy music and adorable talking animals thrown in for good measure.