Believing that the world will end that very day, three mental patients Coco, Tsumuji, and Satoru set out upon a journey. Walking upon the tops of the walls of the city, they seek to find a ... See full summary »
Attending the reunion in lieu of her late elder sister, Zhihua accidentally runs into Yin Chuan, on whom she had a crush in her youth. As old memories are evoked Zhihua slowly uncovers the intricate story of the trio.
From the very beginning of this movie you now its going to be serious.The violin music and the psuedo film noir opening are hints to this.And as the movie develops this serious aspect becomes even more prevelent.Ranging from the scientist trying to prove the existence of mermaids to the love affair someone has with a fish.The really weird part in this movie is where a guy gets it going on with a mermaid.Needless to say this is weird but what makes it worse is that this scen is being treated like it is supposed to be sensuous or something.But its not.In fact its just plain icky.Its like watching somone mate with a bipedal turqoise carp.And finally one of the really unusual things about this movie was the way the mermaids look.The do not resemble traditional mermaids but look like a cross between a grey alien,elephant,carp,seal and somone wearing spandex(If you can imagine that).
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