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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on Jun, 21 · in Reviews

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

On the Edge of Their Seats (Japan, 2020) [OAFF 2020]

Journeyman director Hideo Jojo has made everything from pink films to V-Cinema so finding him at the helm an earnest high school drama full of fresh-faced teens shouldn’t be a surprise. On the Edge of […]

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on May, 08 · in Reviews

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