Festival Roundup: From Busan to Tokyo

The Busan International Film Festival, which took place at the beginning of October, finally solved the problems caused by the Busan City politicians’ involvement in the festival’s programming policies. BIFF was hit hard by the […]

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on Dec, 27 · in Features

Asako I & II (Japan, 2018) [SDAFF 2018]

Asako (Erika Karata) visits an Osaka-based art gallery, to see a photo exhibition by a famous photographer. She hears a young man humming a tune nearby, and, when exiting the exhibition, she sees the man […]

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on Nov, 07 · in Reviews

Sway (France/Thailand/USA, 2014)

Globalism has brought with itself people who switch countries and feel at the same time home everywhere but also somewhat unrooted. Your home is where you happen to lay your suitcase, and family becomes the […]

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on Oct, 08 · in Reviews

The Widowed Witch (China, 2017)

Er Hao (Tian Tian) is called a witch for having three husbands die upon her. When the last one dies in an explosion at the fireworks factory that he and Er Hao were running, she […]

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on Aug, 31 · in Reviews

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