Kuma Elohim (2018) review

“A captivating exploration of the conflictual tension between sexual desire, love, and plight.”

Paradise Lost (2020) Review

“Fukuma delivers a highly original exploration of the subject’s need to secure a place for himself to desire from.”

Kushina (2018) review [OAFF 2018]

“A strong statement against suffocating parental desires, desires that do not give the child the necessary space and time to let his own desire comes to fruition.”

Mimicry Freaks (2019) review

“An amazing horror film and a gripping exploration of the cycle of abuse and the horrors child-abuse quite often lead to.”

Cry (2019) Review

“A strangely powerful narrative on life’s monotonous cyclicity.”

Short Movie Time: Sense of Sin (2018)

“Hatayama succeeded in crafting a creative and moving exploration of the inability of a subject to escape his unresolved trauma as well as his guilt.”