“Ishii’s latest succeeds in showing, in a powerful and touching manner, the possibility of intercultural friendship and romance.”
“A subtle emotional narrative about the central question of love that bothers every neurotic subject.”
“It is not love-story in the traditional sense of the word, but a wonderful and moving psychological study of the concept of meeting, a sort of meeting that might change each subject involved forever.”
Yureru proves to be a very intimate emotive meditation on the mendacity of identity and the subjectivity in experiencing reality. It is a sublime meditation we recommend to everyone.
“A very engaging, subversive exploration into the various effects this irrational real can have on speaking subjects.”
“Kore-eda, with his thoughtful and powerful visual composition, offers a sad and touching meditation on loneliness and subjective emptiness and the importance of love and desire to escape this subjective emptiness.”
An intimate emotive meditation on the mendacity of identity.