Japanese highlights at IFFR 2019.

Introduction As the new year is gently unfolding in time, the first recurring reference point is upon us: the 2019 edition of the international Film Festival in Rotterdam. While IFFR, like every year, has an amazing selection of world cinema to enjoy, we want to underline the Japanese highlights of this year. In the first…

Asako I & II (2018) review

“(The narrative) breaths much needed fresh air into the rather stale genre of Japanese romance narrative”

Top 10 Japanese movies of 2018

To celebrate the end of this year and to whatever 2019 might bring, we happily release our top ten Japanese movies of 2018.

Ten Years Japan (2018) review

“And while these alarming narratives might not be able to agitate Japanese politicians, [these narratives] is still a moving warning that everyone should see.”