“While we of course encourage the audience to explore the many films this rich festival has to offer, we do want to introduce our recommendations, films that we think are worth seeing and offer certain experience, whether pleasing or confronting.”
Find out which films we selected for our top ten Japanese films of the last decade (and also discover Onderhond’s second opinion).
“While there are many Japanese films to discover at the festival – even for us, we can already provide eight recommendations for this year’s festival.”
“A smartly constructed, highly unpredictable and fun exploration of the ‘rent-an-actor’ phenomenon.”
“A fun, uplifting, and heartwarming narrative that successfully plays with the limitation of social distancing.”
“With Covid-19 raging throughout the world, many people are ‘ordered’/asked by their governments to stay inside and socially distance themselves. To overcome this harsh time, we compiled a list of ten amazing and easily available Japanese movies to watch during these strange and difficult times. “
“We decided to sit down with him and interview him about the current state of the Japanese industry, how he became a film-critic, his style of reviewing and more.”
To celebrate the end of this year and to whatever 2019 might bring, we happily release our top ten Japanese movies of 2018.
“The funniest movie released this year”.