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AFTER THE STORM (2016)

AFTER THE STORM ( 2016)  Warm and equal relationships between old woman and adult daughter are very rare in the films I have written about.  Kore Eda in Still Walking (2008) portrays mother and daughter conversing and cooking together but the … Continue reading

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Ballad of Narayama (1958)

I had written about this film exactly three years ago and seeing it again proved to be as fascinating. I had shown it to the film group of the time but did not record responses. The membership of the film group … Continue reading

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DEPARTURES (2008) and Death, Dying and Disposal Conference

I did not think I would blog before January but at the end of the year a coincidence compels me to put down in writing  some interesting observations. Yesterday as a respite from Xmas preparations we settled down to view … Continue reading

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