“The rather intriguing atmospheric blend of music and imagery shows Artegg-Yumi’s artistic ability and promise to craft narratives that are uniquely hers. “
“While Ugana understands the power of cinematography and brings interesting ideas on the table, he has not yet found the way to bring his vision in a way that touches the spectator.”
“A splendid debut full-length feature […] poignantly underlining the destructive effects of abuse on subjectivity as such.”
“A great narrative (…) that proves Takuya Fukushima’s talent to craft refreshing narratives and to compose beautiful imagery.”
“When shooting in Tokyo, Uchida and his crew once bet on how long it would take for the yakuza to show up: one minute after they started shooting.” Introduction Yesterday, we had the chance to meet Eiji Uchida, the director of Greatful Dead (2013), Lowlife Love (2015), and Love and Other Cults (2017) at the Belgian…
“By making this movie, I felt like I could meet my deceased friend again somewhere”.
“What I wanted my father to do then and, now that I have become a father myself, what I want to do if my child has problems is included in the movie.” Introduction With Journey of the Tortoise receiving a glaring review on this blog, we were very interested to sit down and have a…
“Igarashi Akiko does prove herself to be a new fresh voice in the Japanese sci-fi genre and a director to watch.” Introduction From 2012 onward, the Osaka Asian Film Festival has provided a platform named ‘The Indie Forum’ where spectators can see the projects of new and upcoming talent. This year, amazing indies like…