This year, we, once again, explored the wide selection of films screening at the festival to select some films that we, psychocinematography, duly recommend to the audiences.
Tag: Miwa Nishikawa
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.”
His Lost Name (2018) review
“A successful debut for Nanako Hirose”
A Bride for Rip Van Winkle (2016) Review
Introduction Shunji Iwai is nothing other than a legendary director. Having made narratives like Love Letter (1995) and All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001), he has made a name for himself as a director that investigates how subjects, who find themselves seemingly cut off from society and the social bond, still find a way, even if understanding each other is difficult…
The Long Excuse (2016) review
[a] rich psychological reflection on fundamentally flawed subjects and the way in which they deal with in loss. (…) . In short, Nishikawa has once again crafted a masterpiece.”
Yureru (2006) review
Yureru proves to be a very intimate emotive meditation on the mendacity of identity and the subjectivity in experiencing reality. It is a sublime meditation we recommend to everyone.
Yureru/ゆれる (2006) (Review)
An intimate emotive meditation on the mendacity of identity.