“A beautiful poetic short that elegantly plays with the contrast between life and death.”
Tag: Junko Abe
Ring Wandering (2022) review
With his narrative, Kaneko gracefully invites the spectator to question whether he has not forgotten the subjective importance of forging inter-subjective bonds.
Daughters (2020) review [Japannual 2020]
With his simple, gentle, and authentic exploration of how a pregnancy rewrites one’s current and future life, Tsuda proves that one does not need a complex narrative or a profound thematic depth to touch the spectator.
The Limit of Sleeping Beauty (2017) review [JFFH 2019]
“A mesmerizing and touching approach to the radical difficulty to integrate the death of a loved-one in one’s subjectivity.”
Blood of Wolves (2018) Review
“One of the best and most entertaining Yakuza/police thrillers in years.”