a few weeks ago i watched a german movie called Erleuchtung garantiert (Enlightenment Guaranteed). it’s about two brothers who come to japan and their adventures once they get here. i really enjoyed the movie, and i could relate to so many of their misadventures. parts of it were positively hilarious, but towards the end it took a more philosophical and contemplative tone when the brothers find their way to a monastery. the other thing that was really cool about this movie is that it was entirely shot with a digital video camera, which gives it a more intimate perspective.
April 11, 2007