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    Monday November 12, 2018
  • Tragedy and Healing: Why Maquia Makes Us Cry

    Mari Okada’s directorial debut is a celebration of motherhood and more

    Mari Okada's directorial debut, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, has had its US theater run, generating many tears in the eyes of viewers along the way. Now, with the film's Blu-Ray release coming in 2019, we take a moment to look back on Maquia, the ways it moved us, and the lessons it has to teach. Hit the jump to relive the journey!