“The effective interaction between his fluid composition, the great narrative structure, and the thematical exploration of trauma and perverse fantasies ensures that the film hits all the right notes and more.”
Tag: Yuko Oshima
We Couldn’t Become Adults (2021) review
“An elegant and moving exploration of a how certain subjects unwillingly compose their own romantic failures.”
The Great Yokai War – Guardians (2021) review [Japan Cuts 2021]
“A pleasant and truly satisfying ride for the whole family.”
All The Things We Never Said (2020) review [San Diego Asian Film Festival 2020]
Ishii’s latest is not only a highly relevant narrative, especially for Japanese subjects, it might very well be the best Japanese film of this year.