“(This) might very well be Watanabe’s best work yet.”
In short, Japanese cinema provided something for everyone – and through many of these cinematographical products a window on contemporary Japanese society was offered. Of course not all movies made this year are a must-see. So with our top 10, we aim to give a personal advice on which movies one should see.
“[The] narrative (…) exert[s] a strange charming attraction on the spectator [while painting] a purified account of the guiding nature of desire and the importance of taking part in the social field.”