As a tunnel construction project threatens the natural order of one of Japan’s last untouched regions, an old man and his granddaughter Haruna’s humble lifestyle begins to influence the outlook of a man from Tokyo.
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A mountain on the left, another on the right, filling the area in-between the capsized mountain of sky, like a triangle standing en pointe in delicate balance or a celestial stylite, a pillar-saint upturned on his conical hat. Each day the tulip-shaped, mount intercostal goblet is poured to rim with airy solar wine - rosé at dawn, golden at noon, burgundy black at twilight. Tsuta shapes a panoptic ecological, but not
WoW. Incredibly beautiful, but a few parts were strange and I didn't totally understand - like the ending. If anyone can explain it to me, please send me a private message (when MUBI brings back private messaging!!!!!)
Premonition as a bridge that gaps the migration of the split soul. Abide to your visions, foresee your life in your visions - then offer them your voice. Take this film and dive into delirium with the subtle narrative intrigues devised to convey in which ways it is tridimentionally possible and plausible to simulate the unphysical world through art. [up there with The Turin Horse as the best film of the decade]
And again a film that tries to make the bodiless force of nature physical. A hypnotic tour through colorful, desolate landscapes (internal and external ones) and how the hell humans can or must fit into all of this. Nice film.
One of the most beautiful films I've seen in a while. 35mm colors. The wintertime and mountain scenery is breathtaking. By the end you may have no idea what is going on, but that's part of the magic journey.