"But the world is so full of people, so crowded with these miracles that they become commonplace and we forget… I forget. We gaze continually at the world and it grows dull in our perceptions. Yet seen from the another's vantage point, as if new, it may still take our breath away."
A Letter to Momo, aka Momo e no Tegami, is one of those movies you might have approached in this manner: arms folded, a cynical look, the air of a know-it-all suffusing the room. It’s how I did it, to be sure, only to be left sobbing into a handful of tissues two hours later. Call that a lesson learned.