In short, Japanese cinema provided something for everyone – and through many of these cinematographical products a window on contemporary Japanese society was offered. Of course not all movies made this year are a must-see. So with our top 10, we aim to give a personal advice on which movies one should see.
“As limbs get scattered and blood flows, one comes to realize that there might be only one Japanese director who can compose these massacres with such stylish precision.”
“The very tangible framing of (…) [the] disturbing irrationality [of abuse] and the denial of justice this irrationality introduces is Sakamaki’s greatest triumph.”
A new movie review arrives; Ware no Tate under the microscope.