“A splendid and sensible exploration of the interpersonal and social persecutory face of bullying.”
“A moving exploration of the struggle of securing a place for one’s subject, a place from where one can speak as subject.”
An original and highly unconventional zombie-narrative.
“A loving ode to filmmaking that underscores that without extras, there would be no stars to shine.”
“With a fine sensibility Michio Koshikawa explores the fact that motherhood is not played out at the level of biology, but at the level of society and the signifier.”
“A pleasing exploration of the fear of becoming an sexually desiring adult.”
“An impressive debut by Teppei Isobe.”
“One of the most powerful confrontations with the violence of the imaginary.”
“Kotani beautifully shows how important the signifier is for the subjectivity of the speaking being.”
“With the online festival already in full swing, we gladly introduce our readers to nine movies we recommend.”
“A very entertaining narrative dealing with the birth of desire and exploring the importance of assuming a symbolic place from where one can desire and speak.”
“Ninagawa’s representation of the final years of Dazai’s life is an enjoyable experience.”
‘A rather forgettable experience.’
A deep and detailed exploration of the beginning of cinema in Japan.
“An enjoyable narrative, offering a pleasing cinematographical composition and truly beautiful and naturally conversations.”