Miki delivers a great psychological mystery narrative, yet it might not be for everyone.
Tag: Ryo Narita
Just Remembering (2022) review [22nd Nippon Connection]
An experience that will stir the spectator’s unconscious and affect his heart.
Homunculus (2021) review
“A worthy attempt to offer something fresh to the horror-table, but Shimizu struggles to blend the many pleasing parts into a whole that truly engages and pleases the spectator.”
Tapestry (2020) review
“Yes, Zeze delivers a rather straightforward romance narrative with Tapestry, but, in contrast to many other Japanese romance films, he succeeds to genuinely move the spectator.”
Remain in Twilight (2021) review [Camera Japan Festival]
“Matsui delivers another masterpiece that will long linger in the spectator’s mind.”
Talking The Pictures (2019) review [Japan Cuts 2021]
“Masayuki’s celebration of cinematic history deeply satisfies the spectator’s desire to see cinema as an experience that can touch our being and the art of the benshi triumph.”
Farewell song (2019) review
A truly moving narrative that explores, in a very nuanced but detailed way, the difficulty for subjects to meet the Other, the beloved Other, as subject.
No Longer Human (2019) review
“Ninagawa’s representation of the final years of Dazai’s life is an enjoyable experience.”
Just Only Love (2019) Review
“A touching exploration of how un-recruited love eventually scars subjectivity.”
Chiwawa (2019) review [Fantasia International Film Festival]
“Ken Ninomiya reconfirms his extra-ordinary talent, proving he is truly one of a kind.”
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.”