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Paprika (Not Rated)

Japanese with English subtitles

Seldom have such wildly imaginative, hallucinogenic and spectacular visuals been seen as appear in this anime thriller in which the heroine enters other people’s dreams and manipulates them. Dr. Atsuko Chiba is a cutting-edge research psychotherapist whose action alter ego, Paprika, can enter people's dreams and uncover the source of their neuroses. At her lab, a powerful new device, the DC-MINI, promises to revolutionize the world of psychotherapy, but in the wrong hands it could annihilate a dreamer's personality while they are asleep. When one of the DC-MINI prototypes is stolen and several lab workers begin to experience strange dreams, Atsuko realizes someone is using the device to destroy people's minds. Directed and co-written by Satoshi Kon (Tokyo Godfathers, Perfect Blue).