The Bling Ring? More like The Boring!
I already loved this film the first time I watched it but only now by rewatching it I noticed so many tiny subtleties in the dialogues and character interactions. All these little hints on the concluding message give this film a narrative depth which I have never picked up on in another Ghibli film.
In my opinion this is the masterpiece among all the masterpieces Studio Ghibli has brought to us.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
After I've heard so many people talk about this show, I anticipated a brilliant depiction of the real events in Chernobyl. And in fact I was in awe after I finished the last episode. I hadn't read anything else about the catastrophe while I watched the show because I wanted to hear the story first as it is told in the series.
Eventually when I began to specifically search for mistakes in the show I was shocked: as it turned…