Kurahashi has never been the same since the hallucinations started. His condition is not medical in nature, and only seems to be triggered by an antique glass which shows him things he never would wish to see. For Kurahashi, figuring out the mystery of the Petit Cossette that appears to him in his waking dreams is a matter of life or death... and his sanity...
Le Portrait de Petit Cossette begins as a stylish and moody portrayal of distorted reality: Kurahashi’s obsession with the girl inside the glass instantly throws up questions of whether he’s going mad or being haunted. As the narrative gets into its stride, it develops an eerie, schizophrenic technique (manic smiles and claustrophobic close-ups abound), which makes the bizarre turn of... read more
What I Liked: Symbolism out the butt. The fact it's framed like an arthouse series, with its incredible imagery and thematic elements holding up the plot. The soundtrack, full of the drama one would expect from Yuki Kajiura. The blurring of reality and delusion. The fact it's not so much a straight horror series and more of a psychological one. What I Didn't: Symbolism out the butt. The fact it's... read more
|Le Portrait de Petite Cossette||2004||TBD|