It's Pride Weekend in my city. I didn't feel like going out tonight, but I did watch Kristen Stewart in a movie she's too good for. We all celebrate in our own ways. Happy Pride everyone 🏳️🌈
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Starts as a cute and fantastical bit of high school drama, ends as a mediation on Fukushima and Hiroshima, on collective trauma and collective guilt, on getting stuck in the past and moving on, on the people we lost and the people we left behind.
Will you even remember their name?
Early on in the film, Burner tries to spook some young children with a tale of a mill where Indigenous children are eaten by a zombie priest. The kids dismiss it as just a scary story, but Burner insists the story is real, and the mill is right up the road. "Why do you think so many kids go missing at St. D's?"
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