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Sujit R. Varma
A beautiful film, that grapples with deep issues with grace and humor
I enjoyed this film both for it beautiful cinematography and dialog; but also for the way it attempts to deal with the deep issues of conscience, redemption, love, and reality. Following 2 people on personal journeys, brought together by events to cure a real physical problem each has. Ultimately realizing that with or without a cure reality for each is only what their own perceptions create. The very nature of perception and reality is opened up, in a delightfully playful and twisting drama.
As with most (but not all) Lelouch films, well worth watching and taking in at the next level.
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