“Because it’s supposed to hurt like a red apple being eaten by a pack of wolves”
It’s obvious from the start that Edson Oda took inspiration from After Life by Hirokazu, but while both films share the idea of finding the good from the small moments in life, they each take a different perspective. After Life looks back while Nine Days looks forward. Nine Days isn’t just a meditative look on finding beauty in the everyday mundanity of life, but also about what it takes to survive life.
The film treats life as a war…