Daughters (2020) review [Japannual 2020]

With his simple, gentle, and authentic exploration of how a pregnancy rewrites one’s current and future life, Tsuda proves that one does not need a complex narrative or a profound thematic depth to touch the spectator.

Sakura (2020) review [Japannual 2020]

“A great narrative that does not only show that family happiness is but a semblance – behind the smiles hides pain and sadness – but also the very fact that the subject can only grasp his present subjective state by narrativizing (and, in many cases idealize) his past.”

Japannual: 6 must-see movies.

As Japannual is just around the corner, we want to introduce our recommendations for Vienna’s most amazing film-festival.

Blank13 (2017) Review [Japannual 2018]

A narrative that succeeds in sensibly highlighting the often forgotten importance of the funeral as symbolic event and the possibility to appreciate the human being beyond his failure as symbolic father.