The Cake Tree in the Ruins – Akiyuki Nosaka

When I’m asked what the saddest movie I’ve ever seen is, I always answer that it’s a tie between ‘Dear Zachary’ (2008) and ‘Grave of the Fireflies’ (1988). Both films reduced me to a heartbroken, blubbering mess and they continue to haunt me, years later. I recently discovered that Grave of the Fireflies was basedContinue reading “The Cake Tree in the Ruins – Akiyuki Nosaka”