Noise (2017) Review

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“A slow, subdued but very powerful narrative about the importance of human connection and the far-reaching subjective effects modern Japanese capitalistic society can have on the subject (…) that will long linger in the spectator’s mind.”

Introduction

Noise, the debut feature film of Yusako Matsumoto, is some sort of a passion project. When he was sixteen years old, the incident known as the Akihabara Massacre motivated Matsumoto to research indiscriminate killings: he wanted to know why people committed such crimes.

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