“Cool Japan”- in cold Leiden

I felt like freezing. Wrapped up in a winter coat, on top of several layers of clothing, I traveled to “Cool Japan”. Cool is warmer than cold and I did not have to travel halfway round the world.

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Film review: Hirokazu Koreeda’s “Our little sister”

“Have any tissues?” the woman asked the girl manning the bar. “Don’t think I’ll keep it dry.” Silently, the girl handed a bunch. The woman joined our queue to watch Hirokazu Koreeda’s film. She was right – and not the only one reaching for tissues while watching “Our little sister”.

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