Luis, an unemployed literature teacher, is determined to grant what may be the last wish of Alicia, his 12-year-old daughter who is suffering from terminal leukemia: she dreams of owning the costume of Magical Girl Yukiro, her anime star. Unfortunately, the price tag is far beyond his means. But Luis is not one to give up easily, even if it means... abuse or blackmail.
Be careful what you wish for.
Did You Know?
The song for the end credits is "Song of the Black Lizard" by Pink Martini
, originally written and sung by Akihiro Miwa
for the movie Kurotokage
(1962). The film is an adaptation of Yukio Mishima
's play which is in turn based on Rampo Edogawa
's noir novel, and Mishima wrote the play specifically for Miwa to play the lead. Although Miwa did not star in the 1962 version, he later played the titular role in Black Lizard
(1968), another adaptation of the play directed by Kinji Fukasaku
. See more
[Before Barbara enters the black salamander room and upon meeting the mysterious Oliver for the first time
Do you like bullfights?
No, not much, truthfully.
I don't like them much either, but it is odd that Spain is specifically the country in which bullfighting is most popular. Do you know why Spain is a country in eternal conflict? Because we cannot decide whether we are a rational country or an emotional one. The Nordic countries, for example, are cerebral countries. However, the Arabs or ...
Prelude in D Minor BWV 999
Written and Performed by Per-Olov Kindgren
(as Per-Olov Kindgren) See more