La porte du ciel is a bright patchwork. We follow “two little girls under the Louisiana sun, one brown as tea, the other white as milk,” through childhood, adolescence, and the American Civil War.
Archive for March, 2014
I was twenty years old when I met Ueno Takami, the Japanese poet. Some said he was a monk, others that he had a wife and two children, still others that he was the president of a large Japanese importing firm.
At the time I didn’t know what the truth was.
Love and friendship are at the heart of this first novel from filmmaker Julie Hivon as twenty-somethings struggle to shape their own lives, making something whole out of what’s left (ce qu’il en reste) of their pasts.