“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.”