“A very relevant exploration of the fact that the criminal act is, in many cases, born from an antagonistic relation between the subject and the Other.”
“Ueda’s engaging film is all about two subjects trying to escape their phantasmatic identification with the notion of trash.”
Ohkanda’s narrative proves that one does not need a big budget to deliver a narrative that touches the spectator.
Kawanobe delivers a very touching and emotional story about homosexuality in Japan.
“An incredibly rich and deep narrative that not only delivers a satisfying coming-of-age story but also an elegantly delivered social commentary on some of the frictions marking Japanese society.”
“One of the most satisfying Japanese action films of this year.”