A beautiful and tender film about the impact of loss, and displaced emotion. A brutal world where children find escape through little ceremonies that are perpetually violated by insensitive adults. Uniquely told through contrasts in such subtle ways that it made the devices flow through the 86 minutes as though there was no manipulation, and everything was just left to its nature. This left me with all of its weight, and soul mangling impact AFTER viewing, which I found to be a wonderful effect. A rare breed of movie, and a solid lasting classic.