Good Ol’ Review: Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom? Lacks Spark to Be a Truly Great Film

TYPE OF REVIEW : GOOD OL’ REVIEW
WARNING! MAJOR spoilers

Fireworks (打ち上げ花火、下から見るか? 横から見るか?/Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom?) is an interestingly frustrating film that could’ve been great. With an intriguing story hidden somewhere deep in the film and its perceived premise, Fireworks unfortunately fails to connect the dots that would have made it a creative success.

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