Randen: The Comings and Goings on a Kyoto Tram (Japan, 2019) [OAFF 2019]

Opening the Osaka Asian Film Festival 2019 is the world premiere of Randen: The Comings and Goings on a Kyoto Tram, a love-letter to the local tram that runs in the west of Kyoto City […]

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on Mar, 13 · in Reviews

Smokin’ on the Moon (Japan, 2017) [NYAFF 2018]

Nobody wants to grow up and face responsibilities, nor does anyone wish to join the herd and leave our identities behind. We want to feel in control of our lives, to break free from the […]

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on Jul, 10 · in Reviews

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


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