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Badass Broadcast: Beauty and the Beast in Japan

HAUSU director Nobuhiko Obayashi does a version of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST for a weird Japanese commercial.

This is some seriously bizarre yet imaginatively beautiful stuff. Made by HAUSU director Nobuhiko Obayashi, who had a prolific and renowned career as a director of commercials, this is selling some sort of product from a company called "F,One". Maybe someone who speaks Japanese can let us know what it's actually selling. But probably no one can explain why the walls drip blood or the Beast feels it necessary to perform a William Tell routine on Beauty. Obayashi made hundreds of commercials! This is just scratching the surface of a visionary body of work.