Two Lovers Hang On To Each Other And The Power Of Love


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A lover waits on another in a coma, sending love letters every day.

Satomi’s boyfriend is in a coma. They work in the same laboratory, researching and bonding over snowflakes.

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They believe that snowflakes are letters from heaven, a magical, mystical force.

Satomi hangs on to what they believed in, visiting him everyday in the hospital and writing him a ‘snowflake’ letter every single day.

Each letter tells him how much she misses him.

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She waits. None of this is scientific. She’s put her faith in the power of love.

It’s put such a toll on her daily life that she drifts in and out of reality and fantasy.

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Love does conquer all, in the end.

Watch ‘Crystallized’ by Eiji Shimada (Japan) on Viddsee:

‘Crystallized’ featured at the Sapporo Short Fest 2011 and the California Independent Film Festival 2012.

Watch ‘6 pm’, another film by Eiji Shimada.

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