dir. Shinji Aoyama
world premiere 2000
U.S. release 2001
Because no matter how many films grappled with the slow, crawling process of recovering from traumatic experienceand sadly,
the decade kept ratifying the relevance of that themefew films made the catastrophe as well as the aftermath as memorable as this
one did. Among its greatest assets are its unusual palette and extraordinary length, though it's hypnotic from end to end.