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

River of Exploding Durians (Malaysia, 2014)

Edmund Yeo’s feature film debut, River of Exploding Durians, had its world premiere at the 2014 Tokyo International Film Festival. Already an experienced filmmaker after having made numerous shorts in both Japan and his home […]

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on Sep, 27 · in Reviews

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