Review of “A Nation That Merely Dithers Around” (1991)


Miyazaki Hayao (writer).

Read in Starting Point.

Contemporary Japan’s response to the Gulf War.

As a filmmaker, I have continued to think that the main challenge we face in Japan today is to survive without being crushed to death by our repressive society.

References here: Starting Point: 1979–1996 (1996/2009), “The Elemental Power of the Forest Also Lives Within the Hearts of Human Beings” (1997).

text non-fiction Japanese production