An unforgettable love story about passion, death and reincarnation—a mesmerizing epic that spans two centuries, from the Silk Route of the early 19th century to the bustling metropolis of modern-day Tokyo.
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Despite striking locations and exotic characters, this film runs through conventional unimaginative territories. It takes a bit to warm up, to hint places where to go but half way through it becomes clear that the elusive creative spark is not there. Throwing in inmortality, euthanasia, wizards and the lot do not suffice to hide the truth. This film transits through exotic places wrapped in pedestrian clothes.