Lost in translation: ENJOY is baffling, remote

ENJOY by Toshiki Okada at Coho Productions

Whatever cultural meaning may have existed in the original Japanese struggles to survive transplant across the Pacific. The characters say everything – except anything. Over heated meta narrative style, exaggerated gesture will have to do in absence of what could otherwise draw us in: a story, a place, a time.

2-stars

Thru February 8