Ginko, a Mushi-shi has always been attuned to the Mushi, creatures close to life itself and able to affect and alter their surroundings. He cannot stay in one place for too long so he wanders, helping the inhabitants of rural Japan understand the Mushi around them and how to coexist peacefully.
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I didn't get some stuff and the ending left me a bit odd looking but I just love how this film quietly flows..the music and scenery fitting perfectly together, this idea of the bugs, and aoi yu with joe odagiri!
i don't know what to make of this film. i don't fully understand it, but it grabs me while i watch it. beautiful picture, beautiful people, beautiful costumes...so mystical. it's inspiring that films can be made about non-realistic things, but so connected to nature at the same time.