Haruka’s Pottery (Japan, 2019) [JFTFP 2021]

In the current time, with lockdowns, restriction and endless screen meetings, the impulse to make some radical choices and escape our day-to-day lives has increased. Suetsugu Naruhito’s manga adaptation Haruka’s Pottery is a vision of […]

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on Feb, 15 · in Reviews

Labyrinth of Cinema (Japan, 2019) [Reel Asian 2020]

For many film fans, Nobuhiko Obayashi will forever be remembered for his 1977 cult favourite House. Whilst House is perhaps him most famous feature, films such as The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (1983), Sada […]

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on Nov, 17 · in Reviews

Mekong 2030 (Cambodia/Laos/Myanmar/Thailand/Vietnam, 2020) [SDAFF 2020]

The environmental crisis facing those who live in the Mekong delta is both a sobering and an oft-forgotten reflection of the patterns of human behaviour and global climate change. The Mekong River is one of […]

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on Oct, 21 · in Reviews

Kim Ji-young, Born 1982 (South Korea, 2019) [NYAFF 2020]

Cho Nam-joo’s novel Kim Ji-Young, Born 1982 has been hailed as one of the key South Korean modern feminists texts. Given the wider readership of both the Korean original and various translations, it would only […]

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on Sep, 07 · in Reviews

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