“Our four mavericks have (…) created an interesting and compelling omnibus.”
For those who are looking for a well-crafted ride with thrills and twists, finished off with some subtle melodrama, this narrative fits the bill.
A narrative that succeeds in sensibly highlighting the often forgotten importance of the funeral as symbolic event and the possibility to appreciate the human being beyond his failure as symbolic father.
“An enjoyable narrative, providing plenty of charming and touching moments.”
“Highly recommended for those fans of Japan’s Nouvelle Vague movement.”
“This more cerebral comedy should, in fact, be on every Japanese cinema lover’s to-see list.”
An unsettling and powerful account of the problematic aspects marking Japan’s legal system – a system enabling the third murder.”
“His most pure celebration of the very positive function cats can have in a subject’s life.”
“One of the most poetic narratives ever created about the ravage of enjoyment and the impossibility of society to deal with it.”
“A wonderful but slightly disturbing confrontation with violent enjoyment.”