Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura (Japan, 2017) [Japan Foundation Film Tour 2019]

Kamakura is one of the old capitals of Japan and the most magical place in the country according to Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura. In this CG-heavy adventure, a young woman discovers her new husband’s […]

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on Jan, 27 · in Reviews

Wasted Eggs (Japan, 2018)

On the surface, Japan is hyper-modern but underneath the shiny shell is a society sticking steadfastly to certain aspects of tradition. Nowhere is this more evident than with gender roles. This is what Ryo Kawasaki’s […]

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on Nov, 26 · in Reviews

Vision (Japan, 2018) [SDAFF 2018]

Naomi Kawase is a director who translates new age ideas to the screen with ease. Her work evidences an eye for the beauty of the natural world and a knack for getting good performances from […]

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on Nov, 08 · in Reviews

Aqerat (Malaysia, 2017)

Edmund Yeo’s sophomore feature, Aqerat, had its world premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival 2017 where it scooped him the Best Director Award and earned leading lady Daphne Low the Tokyo Gemstone Award for […]

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on Oct, 09 · in Reviews

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