“We decided to sit down with him and interview him about the current state of the Japanese industry, how he became a film-critic, his style of reviewing and more.”
“The visual as aesthetic is as important for Tezka’s subjectivity as it was for his father’s subjectivity.”
“I think making comedy is facing humanity, how can I explain this…”
“It is bad to do things on impulse.”
“This movie is a movie that shows theater as it is! The terrace is the only scene that will appear! What is that? Is it unacceptable? But if you watch it, it will be interesting!” Introduction Our next guest for Talks with directors is Kenji Yamauchi, director of Being Mitsuko (2011), her father my lover (2015) and, of course, At…
“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…
In celebration of Noise winning first place at psycho-cinematography’s top 10 Japanese movies of 2017, we also sat down with Matsumoto Yusaku (松本優作) to talk about his first full-length feature, the process of creating his debut narrative, his past and his future.
Introduction With Journey of the Tortoise receiving a glaring review on this blog, we were very interested to sit down and have a chat with Tadashi Nagayama about his past, his present and his future. With short and to the point answers, Nagayama provides an interesting insight in his mind and his subject.
With the release of The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl and Lu Over the Wall – both were screened at Fantasia Film Festival, 2017 has already been a very busy year for Masaaki Yuasa. To celebrate both releases, we sit down with Yuasa to talk about his past, the present and the future.
Introduction Our third guest for Talks with directors is Kenji Yamauchi, director of Being Mitsuko (2011), her father my lover (2015) and, of course, At the Terrace (2016). We’re grateful that Kenji Yamauchi took the time to sit down with us to discuss various aspects of his work. He talks about how he got interested…
In this enlightening interview, Matsumura explains how he became a movie director, the joys and difficulties of independent movie making, the source of comedy, and of course about love and romance.
前置き (英語) Our second guest for Talks with movie directors is Matsumura Shingo, the director of Striking Out in Love (2013) and Love and Goodbye And Hawaii (2016) – our review of this narrative can be found here. We sincerely want to express our thanks to him for answering our questions and to provide an insight in…