Asleep (Japan, 2015) [JAPAN CUTS 2015]

Asleep, as befits its title, is a quiet, gentle and slow-paced film about Terako (Sakura Ando), a young woma who is having an affair with a somewhat older married man named Mr. Iwanaga (Arata Iura). […]

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on Jul, 15 · in Reviews

And the Mud Ship Sails Away (Japan, 2013) [JAPAN CUTS 2015]

This comedy┬ácenters on the “life” of Takashi Hirayama (Kiyohiko Shibukawa), who┬álives in the small town of Otawara with his elderly grandmother (played to hilarious effect by director Hirobumi Watanabe’s actual 96-year-old grandmother). Nearing middle age, […]

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on Jul, 09 · in Reviews

JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film 2015

While the 14th New York Asian Film Festival is still going strong (it runs until July 11th), it’s not too early to start planning for New York’s other terrific annual film festival, JAPAN CUTS: Festival […]

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on Jul, 07 · in Announcements

Cart (South Korea, 2014) [NYAFF 2015]

Cart is the second feature-length film from female director Boo Ji-young following Sisters on the Road (2008). It’s a powerful drama about a labor struggle in South Korea that is based on actual events. The […]

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on Jul, 05 · in Reviews

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