26 y/o. a woman possessed by the spirit of a japanese samurai warrior.
impossible to describe in words how much this film can go through and talk about adolescent lack of belonging... every passage holds a huge weight in the idea of “carry on tradition” and also speak out loud about confrontation and discovery in a new place, all the anguish and sadness that yasuko tomita carries so wonderfully well in her acting. few coming-of-age movies had this powerful impression on me (like moving, as an example). wow. just... wow.
“we're both just trying to escape boredom”
“i want us to be the wind”
“and the two of us became the wind.”
only Obayashi to make a motorcycle movie where plastic elements have all the essential weight to make time have another duration. youth has no hurry it just wants to get a good wind in their Kawasaki and then take a nap. memories to be kept will be in a sense a result of the truth of that specific…