A strong White gaze uses Japan as a backdrop to further their obsession of this fetishistic genre. Rampant Orientalism. White Saviour woman objectifying Asians and their surroundings without empathy to trash around like objects.
There are some films that render you speechless, and this is one of them. Morning after, yet I'm still reeling from yesterday's viewing. Heartbreaking and tragic, yet hopeful in its rebirth at the finale.
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