Written December 12, 2013
Don't think it was because I don't speak Japanese. The documentary just never drew me into the horror. There was just little footage that would give me any feel of haunt. Citizens keep talking about their plight, but.... I was just never drawn into it. There was pretty much no footage that would strike fear in me. I saw many structures in the Futaba (spelling from memory) township where the displaced residents were staying. There was just no picture of where they used to live, and anything to portray the devastating. As a result, it was a sleepy documentary. It has many meetings of residents and government officials to present their anguish, sorrow, imploring them to do more.... It just didn't strike me hard in any way. May be it's because of that, the bunch of youngster sitting right behind me became soooo restless that I had to raise my voice at them. When it was over, I actually saw them with their music players in hand, and earphone in their ears.