Next stop, the kingdom of heaven? ? ?

Guiseppe 2022-04-20 09:02:22

At the beginning of the film, I was attracted by the creativity of the story - there is such a place, which gives all kinds of passers-by three days to look back on their lives and choose the most memorable or happiest past. out of that moment. Due to the pedigree of Internet people, the next whole process has been caught in the confusion of whether this is a business opportunity and how many audiences there are.
That's all, even if we draw inspiration from movies, throwing it into reality will always usher in a resounding slap in the face.

Life and death are a mystery, but this place promises us a stop between life and death. We came and stopped, never thinking that someone would come to listen to our story and be willing to make it into a movie. With all kinds of life flashbacks, immersed in this bland narrative, however, the inner fluctuations do not stop there.

Just because of one sentence, which probably means - make your most memorable or happy moment into a movie, you will stay in this beautiful moment forever.
There is absolutely such a saying.
At the next stop, I exist in an infinite loop for a moment, even if it is extremely happy, I feel faintly terrified.
Will that be heaven?
Those who fly are always on the plane, those who ride the swings are always on the swings, and those who ride the bus are always parked on it.
I'd rather get the memories like Mr. Watanabe and loop them in 70 videotapes, and don't want to stop at a certain moment. Happiness corrupts me, the sea breeze corrupts me, and a figure that is not me but looks like me corrupts me.
It's Hirokazu Kore-eda's films that I haven't watched yet, so I can't evaluate whether this setting is intentional or unintentional. If I wasn't disturbed by this line, most of the time I would have been delusional about my life for a moment. Impressed by the depth.



Moment is precious, and eternity is more valuable. If it is freedom, both can be thrown away.

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Extended Reading
  • Rhea 2022-03-15 09:01:07

    #重看# The hand-held camera and a large number of interviews clearly bear the legacy of Hiroshi Kee and early documentaries. They are in the transitional period from documentary to feature film. Therefore, although the material content is extremely realistic, the frame is an overhead heavenly station; The number of roads is similar to Naomi Kawase, and he also prefers the topic of death, and pays attention to the subject of the elderly and children. As he himself said, the novel pays more attention to the heart and emotions, and the film maintains an objective distance.

  • Fabian 2022-03-15 09:01:07

    Three and a half. It is also the issue of life and death, and it also focuses on the dead in the kingdom of heaven (underworld) and their lives. In Korea, where the film industry is relatively developed, it has become the fantasy "Walking with God", and it is good at filming family ethics. It's Hiroyuki Edema and here, it has evolved into a semi-documentary "The Next Stop, Heaven", two treatments of commerce and art, the mystery and contrast are also very interesting.

After Life quotes

  • Kenji Yamamoto, who wants to forget his past: Say I choose a memory, from when I was eight or ten years old. Then I'll only remember how I felt back then? I'll be able to forget everything else? Really? You can forget? Well, then that really is heaven.