Not nearly as bad as many here make it out to sound and a nice introduction to someone interested in the history of the Dominican Republic, especially in the light of the treatment of Haitians today.
This is the story of Yuichi, a 14 year old Japanese boy in the rural area of Ashikaga, Tochigi Prefecture. Just about as quiet and introverted as anyone could imagine, he passes his days never making a connection or even speaking to anyone.
Set before a backdrop of cruelty and psychical abuse at school, Yuichi’s only interests are Kuno, a beautiful talented schoolmate, and Lily Chou-Chou, an alternative rock star with a huge underground fan following. For Yuichi there are…
Megan Carter (Sally Field) is an independent woman and a journalist at the Miami Standard. She’s highly dedicated and believes in what she does. When unbeknownst to her she’s manipulated into publishing a leaked story of the son of a late mafia boss, Michael Gallagher (Paul Newman) ‘being investigated for the disappearance of a union worker’, she’s confronted with the question of whether accuracy of facts guarantees truth.
It is already curious that in order to publish her work she…