21th century girl (2018) Review

A powerful plea for more support for female directorial talent and for more Japanese narratives that explore female subjectivity, question the nature of the sexual relationship, and investigate the effects society has on women and their subjectivity.

Noise (2017) [Final version] review

“This questioning, framed with thoughtful cinematography and brought to life by deeply nuanced performances, will long linger in the spectator’s mind.”

Domains (2019) review [IFFR 2019]

“Kusano is able to evokes nothing other than the very fact that one’s subjective truth is ever constructed in cyclic retro-active way.”

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.”