In ancient Japan a boy plays music as he brings origami papers to life. He must set out on a quest for his deceased father’s sword & armor for protection against his evil aunts & grandfather.
In August a Nagasaki grandmother informs her grandchildren about the A-bomb that killed her husband &, resentful that it was Americans who dropped the bomb, is uncertain about her mixed blood nephew visiting from Hawaii.
In Japan Anna, sent to relatives on the coast because of her asthma, is so shy that she feels like an outsider. She befriends Marnie who might not be real, but the change that Marnie brings to her is very real.
Angelina Jolie’s film, based on “a true story,” is truly inspiring. Click the title of the film to read my entire review.
This bio of Japanese aviationist Jiro Horikoshi, beginning with his boyhood dreams of flying, tells parallel stories of his development of the Japanese Zero & his love for his TB-infected wife.
Rated PG-13. Running time: 1 hour 58 min. Our content advisories (1-10): Violence 5-; Language 1; Sex/Nudity 2. Our star rating: (1-5): 2 But if you will not obey the Lord your God by diligently observing all his commandments and decrees, which I am commanding you today, then all these curses shall come upon you …
When Wolverine is summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, he is embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons.