Perfect Blue (1997)

Satoshi Kon’s cult anime sees an ex-singer/actor tormented by an unhinged fan in this stylish critique of celebrity worship.

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After quitting the music scene to embark on an acting career, ex-singer Mimi finds herself plagued by an unhinged fan. As the stresses of her work and personal life escalate, the boundaries between fantasy and reality eventually begin to blur.

Satoshi Kon’s much-admired anime is a smart and stylish critique of celebrity fandom, with ambitious set-pieces to rival the likes of Hitchcock and De Palma.

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