A Bride for Rip Van Winkle (2016) Review

“Another masterpiece of Shunji Iwai (…) revealing how the reliance and the importance on the imaginary deconstructs genuine human connection but also forms the necessity to be able to form any social bond whatsoever.” Introduction  Shunji Iwai is nothing other than a legendary director. Having made narratives like Love Letter (1995) and All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001), he has made a…

[a] rich psychological reflection on fundamentally flawed subjects and the way in which they deal with in loss. (…) . In short, Nishikawa has once again crafted a masterpiece.”