I love art!
It’s really as simple as that! And when it comes in the form of moving pictures, well, multiply that by a whole lot and you know how I feel when I come across hidden little gems like WITH A KISS I DIE.
Seriously, it’s like the makers of this movie saw KISS ME FIRST and were like, ‘Fine, I’ll do it myself!” because this short, well, if you count a movie at 1:13:35 short. Actually speaking of that runtime, this is what most ‘artistic’ Japanese movies run at! Hmm, someone is taking lesson, and good ones at that!
Anyway, this short is like taking KISS ME FIRST and concentrating on the relationship that mattered – Leila and Tess! In fact, I can even see those two as a different version of Juliet and Farryn! Juliet is the POC, who should be the main but this story is written in such a way that it is hard to tell who the main heroine is between her and our blonde Farryn and I guess that is the point! Or if you want to really pick a side, you could say that Juliet is the Hero of the story while Farryn is the Heroine, but even that doesn’t make sense because…Ah, we are getting into spoilers here so let’s jump over… Continue reading