Waltz In Starlight (Hoshikageno Waltz)
Dir: Shingo Wakagi. Japan. 2007. 97mins.Japanese photographer turned director Shingo Wakagi makes a tender homage to his grandfather in an affecting DV miniature that mixes fictionalized reminiscence with documentary touches. Borderline-experimental, the very personal Waltz In Starlight is essentially gentle portraiture with just a hint of narrative content, the film's intelligent, detached plea for inter-generational understanding offering an idiosyncratic update ...
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