Based on Yasutaka Tsutsui's 1993 novel Paprika, the films is about a research psychologist who uses a device that permits therapists enter in the dreams of their patients to help them heal.
This screening is part of the Tribute to the great Satoshi Kon: Japanese animator, screenwriter, manga artist, and film director. His films have a realistic tone and at the same time complex stories that mix reality and dreams, real events with fantasy.
In addition to the four famous feature films he directed, he created mangas, directed episodes of animated television series and wrote scripts and collaborated with other artists. Despite his sudden death in 2010, he is considered one of the great exponents of contemporary anime.
During this edition of El Festival, the four emblematic feature films he directed will be screened: Perfect Blue (1997), Millennium Actress (2001), Tokyo Godfathers (2003) and Paprika (2006).