“A beautiful poetic short that elegantly plays with the contrast between life and death.”
“Kentaro Kishi reveals himself as a master of framing small moments of endearing happiness as well as a director with poetic sensibilities.”
“In this news article, we provide information about upcoming screenings, present a short review of Hikari’s 37 Seconds, inform directors of the Call of Entries for the SKIP CITY International Festival, and introduce the winners of this years Blue Ribbon Awards.”
In celebration of Noise winning first place at psycho-cinematography’s top 10 Japanese movies of 2017, we also sat down with Matsumoto Yusaku (松本優作) to talk about his first full-length feature, the process of creating his debut narrative, his past and his future.
“A slow, subdued but very powerful narrative about the importance of human connection and the far-reaching subjective effects modern Japanese capitalistic society can have on the subject […] that will long linger in the spectator’s mind.”