A deep and detailed exploration of the beginning of cinema in Japan.
“An enjoyable narrative, offering a pleasing cinematographical composition and truly beautiful and naturally conversations.”
Introduction That the time of social distancing under the covid-19 pandemic can also be an excellent moment to be creative was already underlined by Shinichiro Ueda and his remotely shot One Cut of The Dead mission: Remote (2020). Another director who took it upon herself to unleash her creativity is none other than Kasumi Hiraoka,…
“A fun, uplifting, and heartwarming narrative that successfully plays with the limitation of social distancing.”
“With this short narrative, Sara Ogawa proves that she’s an extremely talented director.”
“A powerful evocation of the importance of assuming one’s own subjective position. ”
“A more satisfying experience than most western super-hero narratives”.
“A truly pleasing ride that sensibly explores the narcissistic dynamic of the image/ego between the subject and the Other/other.”
“A wonderful exploration of dysfunctional familial bonds and the destructive impact narcissism has on human relations.”
“A pleasing and moving questioning of fatherhood and the role of love in bringing subjects together.”
‘One of the most powerful narratives concerning desire to date.’
“A captivating exploration of the conflictual tension between sexual desire, love, and plight.”
“A great debut for Katayama.”
“A subtle but uncompromising exploration of the oedipal problematic”
“Highly original and touching to boot. (…) highly recommended.”