Funky Forest

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Funky Forest
Funky Forest FilmPoster.jpeg
DVD cover
Directed byKatsuhito Ishii
Hajime Ishimine
Shunichiro Miki
Produced byNorihisa Harada
Written byKatsuhito Ishii
Hajime Ishimine
Shunichiro Miki
StarringTadanobu Asano
Susumu Terajima
Ryō Kase
Rinko Kikuchi
Mariko Takahashi
Hideaki Anno
Music byMidorikawa Tooru
CinematographyKosuke Matsushima
Hiroshi Machida
Release date
  • 2005 (2005)
Running time
150 minutes

Funky Forest: The First Contact (ナイスの森 THE FIRST CONTACT, Naisu no Mori THE FIRST CONTACT, lit. "Nice Forest: The First Contact"), also known as Funky Forest: The First Encounter, is a 2005 Japanese film written and directed by Katsuhito Ishii, Hajime Ishimine and Shunichiro Miki. It has been rated a 12 by BBFC (British Board of Film Classification).[citation needed] The film is composed of several storylines, some of which coincide, most of which are comical.[1]

The film had already accumulated a cult following before its showing at the 2006 Fantastic Fest.[citation needed] It was released on Region 1 DVD in March 2008.[2]


  1. ^ "Cinema Strikes Back". Retrieved 2008-03-23.
  2. ^ "Cinematical". Retrieved 2008-03-23.

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Also became a Youtube trend from a user that titled a scene from this movie "weirdest video you will EVER SEE!"