Lying to Mom (Japan, 2018) [NYAFF 2019]

Katsumi Nojiri has had a long career working as an assistant director on a diverse array of films such as the comedies Seto and Utsumi (2016) and Thermae Romae II (2014) as well as dictionary drama […]

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on Jul, 07 · in Reviews

Mr. Long (Japan, 2017) [NYAFF 2019]

Chang Chen is an internationally feted Taiwanese actor who has played a variety of roles ever since his debut as a student in Edward Yang’s A Brighter Summer Day (1991). His versatility saw him appear […]

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on Jul, 03 · in Reviews

The Fable (Japan, 2019) [NYAFF 2019]

Katsuhisa Minami’s seinen manga The Fable has been serialised in Weekly Young Magazine since 2014 and it won the general category of the 41st Kodansha Manga Awards in 2017. Its straight shooting story of a […]

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on Jun, 27 · in Reviews

Samurai Marathon (Japan, 2019) [NYAFF 2019]

Every May in Annaka city, Gunma Prefecture, a marathon is held that claims to be the oldest in Japan. Its origins can be traced back to when Commodore Perry arrived off the coast of the […]

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on Jun, 27 · in Reviews

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