"Today you see the flower. Be grateful to yesterday's seed."08 April 201016 mins
Mixing documentary and fictional elements, this short reconstructs the history of the Japanese immigrant, agriculturist and self-taught photographer Haruo Ohara. Taking root in Londrina, Brazil, at the end of the 1920s, he carefully recorded his time in his photography while he also continued to work as a rural producer.
A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" -- and she goes on a quest to find the lovers referenced in the letter.