Hammock (Japan, 2018) [OAFF 2020]

Kentaro Kishi is a multi-hyphenate talent who works as a writer, director, cinematographer and actor. His efforts stretch across genres, from splatter movies like Tokyo Gore Police (2008) and The Machine Girl (2008) to indie dramas The Sower (2016), Noise and Passage of Life (2017). […]

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on Jul, 06 · in Reviews

Interview with Coming Back Sunny Director Noriko Yuasa

Noriko Yuasa is a director who hails from Okayama, Japan. She graduated from Tokyo Metropolitan University with a BA in Architecture before she entered Kinoshita Production, in 1999, to train as a TV Drama Director. […]

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on Jun, 22 · in Interviews

Coming Back Sunny (Japan, 2020)

At a time when minimalism is trending as a style in Japanese indie cinema, Noriko Yuasa distinguishes herself through adventurous use of color and editing to add to the emotional space of her works. Her […]

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Interview with On the Edge of Their Seats Director Hideo Jojo [OAFF 2020]

Some cursory research into the career of Hideo Jojo will turn up a whole slew of movies that ranging from pink films to V-Cinema. Jojo got his start in filmmaking by producing 8mm movies while […]

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on May, 09 · in Interviews

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