a vacuous, self-indulgent, hollow, dry mess.
really quite surprised at how much i hated. felt like sitting through a two-hour long myspace blog post.
it's up there with The Phantom Menace for characterisation.
'so describe Naoko's character'
'umm....she....she's a bit sad'
'ok. what about Watanabe. how would you relate his character to a friend who was yet to watch the film?'
'he. erm. he....he's quite. he is a....still. man. he is still'
'just still. quite rigid. still. and quite clean. he seemed very clean. apart from the bit at the end where he was sad. then he was a bit dirty'
bummer. looked lovely though. did you like it?