Asako I & II (2018) review

“(The narrative) breaths much needed fresh air into the rather stale genre of Japanese romance narrative”

The Kirishima thing (2012) review

“A splendid crafted high-school narrative (…) that meticulously (…) investigates the complexity of the high-school social fabric, while confronting the spectator with the necessity and the difficulty to become more true to one’s subject.”

Satoshi: a move for tomorrow (2016) Review

Matsuyama Kenichi’s splendid performance turns Satoshi: a move for tomorrow into a very moving character study of Satoshi Murayama, but, above all, into a beautiful love-letter to the art of Shogi.

Creepy (2016) Review

“Kurosawa’s masterful formal approach to cinematography shows vividly that creepiness lurks at the surface of society (…) So yes, Creepy lives up to its name, as a masterpiece. And yes, you will think twice about getting cozy with your neighbours”.