“A meditative and intimate masterpiece with a rich but challenging intertextuality.”
Which films impressed us? Which films should you put on your to-watch-list? Find out in our list of best Japanese films of this year.
“An essential viewing for all who holds the art of cinema dear.”
A tremendous achievement [that succeeds in calling] forth orth certain (indigestible) truths concerning the Japanese imperialistic Other.
“An enjoyable narrative, offering a pleasing cinematographical composition and truly beautiful and naturally conversations.”
While IFFR, like every year, has an amazing selection of world cinema to enjoy, we want to underline the Japanese highlights of this year.
“(The narrative) breaths much needed fresh air into the rather stale genre of Japanese romance narrative”