“Sometimes we have to avoid thinking about the problems life presents. Otherwise we’d suffocate.”
Goal for the near future: start learning french.
“Ko told her that Yubari’s winters are very cold. It’s the country of snowman. When the sun rises, the snowman melts and vanishes. Once, she was making love with Hao-hao... she suddenly had the feeling Hao-hao was just like the snowman. He would vanish as soon as the sun came up. Making love was sad that day. Even years later, she still remembered it. This happened ten years ago. Back in the years 2001. That year there was heavy snow in Yubari.”
Opening and final scene, WOW.
“I’m about to leave, I ask him to take me home. I haven’t ridden pillion for a long time... nor have I been this close to a man in ages. The road home isn’t very long and I know I’ll be getting off soon. But at this moment, I’m feeling such lovely warmth.”
Visually the coolest movie I’ve ever seen, every single scene shows coolness from every shot. The two main characters... Michelle Reis is too perfect to be true (www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOCZFAicIVo), and then in that scene... exciting and heartbreaking at the same time. What about Leon Lai... did I already say cool? Jesus Christ.