It’s that time of the year again, the time to introduce our top 10 Japanese films of 2020.
By using a simple narrative contrast, Watanabe succeeds in celebrating the innocence of children as well as confronting us with the childish reality we have sadly lost forever.
“Find out our top 10 Japanese movies of 2019.”
“A strangely powerful narrative on life’s monotonous cyclicity.”
“(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.”