Red Line Crossing (2017) review

“This highly effective and thoughtfully composed cocktail of tension and mystery (…) becomes nothing other than one of the most powerful plea’s for more serious attention to mental health in Japanese society.”

The Path Leading To Love (2018) review

“Takayama Kohei has potential as director as he treats the spectator on some truly exquisite shot-compositions and frames the devastating effects of alcoholism and the importance of love in the coming into being of the subject in a precise and creative way.”

The Name (2018) Review

“A beautiful narrative that shows that a genuine bonding, a bonding beyond the preoccupation with the superficial ego-images, is still possible – and is now more needed than ever.”

Outrage Coda (2017) review

“So while (the narrative) doesn’t reach the level of its predecessors, it is still a worthy conclusion of this trilogy full of pessimism and nihilism.”

Recommended Top 10: Masakazu Kaneko [日本語/Eng]

Introduction/序論 Again, it is time to celebrate! At the Inca Imperial International Film Festival Masakuza Kaneko’s The Albino’s Tree (2016) received the award for Best Photography and, even better, won the award for the Best Feature Film. While you can read in our review what’s so wonderful about this beautiful nuanced narrative, we also asked Masakuza Kaneko…

Short Movie Time: One Last Time (2018)

“The rather intriguing atmospheric blend of music and imagery shows Artegg-Yumi’s artistic ability and promise to craft narratives that are uniquely hers. “

映画監督との話し合い: Takeuchi Yosuke [日本語]

“しかし彼らと接すれば接するほど、障害というものが個性の一部だと思うようになってくるような気がします。なぜならば、彼らから大きな力を得ることがとても多いからです。”