The woman sitting next to me wept inconsolably for the last hour of Manchester by the Sea, and when it finished said: "So bleak!". I didn't weep and actually thought it was tentatively optimistic. Ice melts. Life persists. Life goes on. Life finds a way.
Jodo recruits a crew of spiritual warriors (including Moebius, Giger and Chris Foss) to dream a film that will reverberate through the future of science-fiction cinema for almost forty years and counting. And it never even got made. Heartening, beautiful, funny and even occasionally awe-inspiring.