Kontora (Japan, 2019) [JAPAN CUTS 2020]

An isolated teenage girl enduring adolescent turmoil amidst a fractured family’s feud finds that the arrival of a mysterious mute man in her small town allows her to communicate with others. This is the set-up […]

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on Jul, 12 · in Reviews

Interview with Kontora Director Anshul Chauhan [OAFF 2020]

My final interview at this year’s Osaka Asian Film Festival (OAFF) was with director Anshul Chauhan. We had first met at OAFF 2018 when he participated an interview following the Japanese premiere of his debut […]

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on Jul, 11 · in Interviews

Interview with the Director and Stars of Bad Poetry Tokyo [OAFF 2018]

Bad Poetry Tokyo is the debut feature from Anshul Chauhan, an animator turned indie film director. Born in India in 1986, Anshul’s main job is working as an animator in Japan. His career stretches back […]

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on May, 20 · in Interviews

Bad Poetry Tokyo (Japan, 2017) [OAFF 2018]

Fake it till you make it. It’s a useful mantra to live by. Appear confident and people will accept it. We all do it, but every once in a while the mask will slip. What […]

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on Mar, 17 · in Reviews


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