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Readersvoice.com aims to collect a few interesting reading tips. For this issue I went along to the Gold Coast Film Festival to see a few screenwriters and directors like Makoto Shinkai creator of The Garden of Words. I attended the premiere of The Garden of Words, which is about a 15-year-old boy who skips school on rainy days, and meets a 27-year-old woman in a park. A traditional Japanese love story develops.

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Makoto Shinkai talks about making The Garden of Words and mentions a favorite book...


Screenwriters Todd Farmer (Drive Angry, My Bloody Valentine 3D) and Destin Pfaff and Kern Saxton (Sushi Girl) mention some favorite books. They all attended the Gold Coast Film Festival, and I met the Sushi Girl creators at the nearby Supanova, which is like a comic-con...