Meeting with directors: Takuya Fukushima

Introduction Thursday, I had the honour to attend a screening of Modern Love (English review/Japanese review) in Shinjuku’s K’s Cinema in the presence of the director Takuya and some of the crew-members – a guy responsible for the production design and a female make-up artist.

Outrage Coda (2017) review

“So while (the narrative) doesn’t reach the level of its predecessors, it is still a worthy conclusion of this trilogy full of pessimism and nihilism.”

映画監督との話し合い: Takeuchi Yosuke [日本語]

“しかし彼らと接すれば接するほど、障害というものが個性の一部だと思うようになってくるような気がします。なぜならば、彼らから大きな力を得ることがとても多いからです。”

Hanagatami (2017) Review

“As life is evoked as fleeting, moments of happiness quickly passing by, why invest in war, as peace is so much more beautiful and rewarding. This, and nothing else, is the powerful moving message of Hanagatami.”