Being not exactly bright the hero in this absurd comedy tries his best to escape from a huge doorless room. In the meantime a mexican wrestler is preparing for a doomed fight. Between them there is an invisible connection. In his second masterpiece Japan’s most famous comedian gives us action, slapstick, drama and a very stupid god.
About the director: 46-year old Hitoshi MATSUMOTO is one of Japan's most famous comedians, next to Takeshi KITANO. In 1983 he had his stage debut with the 'Downtown' duo. SYMBOL is his first feature film.
Filmography: 2007 Dainipponjin (NC 08)
Saturday, April 17, 10:30 p.m. Festival Centre