An original and highly unconventional zombie-narrative.
“A loving ode to filmmaking that underscores that without extras, there would be no stars to shine.”
“With a fine sensibility Michio Koshikawa explores the fact that motherhood is not played out at the level of biology, but at the level of society and the signifier.”
“A pleasing exploration of the fear of becoming an sexually desiring adult.”
“An impressive debut by Teppei Isobe.”
“One of the most powerful confrontations with the violence of the imaginary.”
“Kotani beautifully shows how important the signifier is for the subjectivity of the speaking being.”
“With the online festival already in full swing, we gladly introduce our readers to nine movies we recommend.”
“A very entertaining narrative dealing with the birth of desire and exploring the importance of assuming a symbolic place from where one can desire and speak.”
“Ninagawa’s representation of the final years of Dazai’s life is an enjoyable experience.”
‘A rather forgettable experience.’
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.”