3,6 "A child climbs into a cardboard house, Shuts its doors and windows To hold in the dark, and lies on her back Inside, looking up through its cut-out moon And stars. She knows she is not looking At the sky. But she calls out, still, 'It's nighttime! I'm looking at the sky!'"(Astronomer, by Rachel Richardson). Three childless, somewhat childish drifters hop in a carmine Mazda, shut its doors and windows to hold in
4.5. The only outstanding Japanese director of melodramas of the past fifty years. In the Yamadian world everyone's fundamentally decent and every loser deserves a second chance - an unusual position to take in the troubled '70s! Might be hard for some folk to stomach. But to come to a Yamada film after a stretch of sterner stuff can be positively invigorating. The world ain't so bad after all, etc.