Machiko Ono and Yuki Katayama breathe extra-ordinary life and realism into the pain, the hopes, the white lies, the tears, the smiles, and the anger of contemporary female subjects subjected to a phallically-structured societal system. Highly recommended.
Tag: Yuya Ishii
Top 12 Japanese films of 2021
Which films impressed us? Which films should you put on your to-watch-list? Find out in our list of best Japanese films of this year.
The Asian Angel (2021) review [OAFF 2021]
“Ishii’s latest succeeds in showing, in a powerful and touching manner, the possibility of intercultural friendship and romance.”
Top 10 Japanese films of 2020
It’s that time of the year again, the time to introduce our top 10 Japanese films of 2020.
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.