People die in a way they have lived.

Kyoko Shimazaki


The writer writes that she watched a TV program dealing with the last year of Kirin Kiki thinking that the actress's showing the examination image of the cancer that had metastasized to the whole body and playing an old woman with the denture removed in a movie was "continuous" in the sense of exposing everything for films. If how people are dying is part of life, how people are living is  also part of death, which we occasionally hear and fits her life perfectly. From a column, "Kyuu" of Osaka head office version (October 3 morning edition).


October 10,  2018

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun