Ep 13 - Mirai: Travels Through a Literal Family Tree
Join us for a cozy discussion of the delightful Japanese film Mirai. We talk about how this film compares to other depictions of family dynamics and how the film is unique in highlighting a stay-at-home dad (or househusband, if you will). Is this film the best way to motivate yourself to do family history? Listen and find out!
Our Ratings: Content: Celestial Artistic Merit: 5 popcorn balls Gospel Connections: 5 apricots
Liz - Indian Matchmaking (Netflix series)
Carl - Episode 260 of Advisory Opinions, "Bret Devereaux Talks Orc Battle Tactics"
Gigi - Dracula Daily
Andrew - A Dance for Three by Louise Plummer
Anime films we mentioned:
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
Non-anime films we mentioned:
Interviews with the director:
Mamoru Hosoda on Mirai, Fatherhood and the Meaning of Life
In Mirai, Mamoru Hosoda Uses Fantasy to Capture the Tender Dynamics of an Everyday Family
Andrew - Twitter: @AndrewinFukuoka; Dialogue Book Report podcast
Gigi - writes for “The Good Word” from BYURadio
Carl - Twitter: @CarlCranney
Liz - lizbusby.com
Video editing by Liz Busby; Audio mastering by Carl Cranney
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