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on: December 04, 2021, 11:45:21 AM

anthology romantic drama film written and directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi. The film stars Kotone Furukawa, Katsuki Mori, and Fusako Urabe as the lead actresses of each of the anthology's three segments

Anywhere else you'll find a more detailed synopsis  - but having gone in without any expectation of tone or plot and even character-conceit, I urge you discover the film the way its characters discover their own sense of unearthing the interior through will-warped fate.

Gonna watch Drive My Car soon enuff'.

edit: Okay I do want to say more, though.

Thought I've not seen more Hamaguchi (yet!), I was reminded in its score and the composition design of Shunji Iwai. For example:
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its midpoint features a literal triangle in the set and prop concept, with the author's tsundoku piling up left of frame and our negated temptation instigator framed against the empty classroom portion outside of the domains. It is as that character describes - words ask for words and :

"their arrangement is determined by their relationship"


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