“A narrative that, when all is said and done, fails to realize its potential to move the spectator. “
The very fact that the narrative is able to sensibly evoke, as a result of its various parts, the moving power of literature […] makes Hibiki truly great.
“We present six wonderful movies that are worth seeing.”
“By rendering the subjectivity of his protagonists as opaque as possible to the spectator, Miyake is able to successfully highlight the difficulties of realizing a subjective position.”
“Hiraishi beautifully and touchingly evokes that cinema can always fails one’s subjective struggle. “