“A touching and satisfying tear-jerking experience.”
Higuchi and Anno deliver an impressive love letter to their childhood, yet their devoted love, which is sensible in every aspect of the narrative, might not be able reach those who do not call themselves fans.
“A highly enjoyable romance narrative that thrives on a rich current of heartfelt romantic and raw natural emotions. “
Introduction As Michihito Fujii is young and his oeuvre somewhat limited, it might come as a surprise that he was already given the opportunity to direct two somewhat larger projects, like The Journalist (2019) and Day and Night (2019), in one and the same year. While this might point to a trust in his talent,…
“And while these alarming narratives might not be able to agitate Japanese politicians, [these narratives] is still a moving warning that everyone should see.”
But even if the narrative is poetically inconsistent on a cinematographical level, there is still a lot to like about the lyricism of speech and the eloquence in which two lost souls are able to find each other as subject.