[Short Movie Time] Ache (2017) Review


“Despite the technical shortcomings of the narrative, the artistic talent of Endo is evident and her ability to cause emotion and evoke symbolism comes nicely to the fore.”


In an attempt to further support upcoming Japanese directors, we also decided to review shorts and interview, when possible, the directors behind them. In most cases these shorts are an attempt to attract interest in one’s talent – and budget to make a first full-length feature film. This time, we focus on Atsuko Endo’s latest short movie Ache.

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