Waterboys

Next Mini-Review: “Waterboys”, the Japanese film about a male high-school synchronised swimming team. It is essentially an entirely predictable goofball comedy with a (for western tastes) slightly skewed sense of humour. I needed the first half of the film to get used to this sort of humour and up until that point was quite unsure whether I would like the film or not, but after that point turned out to be very good fun and had me laughing out loud plenty of times. Props to the actors who have put an awful lot of work into their final performance (as can be witnessed in the “Making Of”). Should be taken with a pinch of salt as the humour will not be everyone’s cup of tea (salt and tea? yuck!), otherwise very enjoyable.
The quality of the (again anamorphic) Korean 2-disc release is very good but as always only the main feature is subtitled, included audio tracks are Dolby 5.1 and 2.0

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