The story of a terminally ill teenage girl who falls for a boy who likes to attend funerals and their encounters with the ghost of a Japanese kamikaze pilot from WWII.
According to the publicity team behind it, the movie is a powerful and emotional coming of age story, a remarkable film told with honesty and originality that will leave audiences moved.
In the film, two outsiders, both shaped by the circumstances that have brought them together, forge a deep and lasting love.
Directed by Gus Van Sant, one of the most astute observers of people living life on the edge, comes a take on friendship and young love as engaging and true as it is provocative and stirring.
The movie is directed by Oscar nominee Gus Van Sant (“Good Will, Hunting”) but was poorly received at numerous film festivals in 2011 and is one of the worst reviewed movies of 2011.