Image from the Audition (1999)
Excerpt from the film review: Audition (1999) by Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian, Thursday 15 March 2001
The trajectory of this film is extraordinary. Audition begins as the melancholy tale of a middle-aged Japanese widower in an ailing video production company who is persuaded by his teenage son to remarry. From there it morphs into a quirky, almost Reineresque romantic comedy as he uses subterfuge to find love in the autumn of his days. But then, in the final stage of its development, a horrific black butterfly emerges from the chrysalis.
Link to the full article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2001/mar/16/1
Link to image source: Top 10 Unconventional Love Stories by Kevin Matthews on February 15, 2011 - < http://flickfeast.co.uk/top-ten/top-10-unconventional-love-stories/ >