Thematically, a less romanticized version of Graveyard of the Fireflies. The movie does a wonderful job of peering into the lives of children and their capacity to perpetuate normalcy in the face of crisis. Also it shines a light on how we, who are not experiencing the crisis, can manage to ignore it. I am tremendously impressed with this film.
The collage of images during Raj’s nighttime walk through Time’s Square paint the experience in an exotic, unfamiliar light. I have visited that street many times but the stolen glance at a couple… read review