A pleasant narrative due to the chemistry between Kenichi Matsuyama and Kiichi Nakai and the satisfying delivery of a visual and narrative climax.
Tag: Isao Hashizume
Under The Open Sky (2020) review [Nippon Connection 2021]
“A (damning) look at the vicious and unforgiven nature of the judgmental Other as well as heartwarming emotionally rich exploration of the importance of supportive inter-subjective social bonds for the subject.”
Organ (2018) review
“A narrative that, when all is said and done, fails to realize its potential to move the spectator. “
The Third Murder (2017) Review
An unsettling and powerful account of the problematic aspects marking Japan’s legal system – a system enabling the third murder.”