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Based on 5 Reviews
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  • 80
    David Hughes Empire

    A eye-popping visual treat and a journey into the creative spirit. show more

  • 80
    Total Film

    A touching tribute interweaves with tough storytelling. show more

  • 60
    Peter Bradshaw The Guardian

    The slightly slushy tone of celebration rather obtusely fails to engage with the nihilist, pessimist nature of Tatsumi's work. Anyway, an intriguing event. show more

  • 90
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    It's potent stuff, delving into pornography, incest, murder and mutilation in the company of alienated men and unhappy, sometimes cruel women. show more

  • 80
    Village Voice

    If the structure sometimes disrupts the story of his life, the strong lines and melancholy sensibility of the illustration form an anchor that keep the power of Tatsumi's work firmly in view. show more

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