‘A classic that offers an unforgettable experience that is as touchingly lighthearted as is it disturbingly horrifying.’
A fabulous and unique romance horror narrative that uncovers the often-forgotten truth that all speaking beings are driven by a desire to be loved/desire to love.
“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. “
“One of the Tsukamoto’s most accomplished narratives.”
While IFFR, like every year, has an amazing selection of world cinema to enjoy, we want to underline the Japanese highlights of this year.
To celebrate the end of this year and to whatever 2019 might bring, we happily release our top ten Japanese movies of 2018.
“As blood splatters around and flying limbs are flying too, the narrative etches an unsettling and claustrophobic encounter with the demise of humanity.”
“It is not love-story in the traditional sense of the word, but a wonderful and moving psychological study of the concept of meeting, a sort of meeting that might change each subject involved forever.”