Life: Untitled (Japan, 2019) [JAPAN CUTS 2020]

A woman in her late 20s/early 30s stands half-naked in front of a passing train and begins to tell her life’s story. She talks fast, all in one breath, as though she’s worried someone might […]

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on Jul, 30 · in Reviews

Fukushima 50 (Japan, 2020) [JAPAN CUTS 2020]

March 11, 2011: an earthquake rocks North-East Japan. Soon a tsunami follows, and next day the whole world knows that Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station is in trouble. This is the premise of Setsuro Wakamatsu’s […]

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on Jul, 28 · in Reviews

Mrs. Noisy (Japan, 2019) [JAPAN CUTS 2020]

Award-winning writer Maki (Yukiko Shinohara) struggles with a lack of inspiration. She has to take care of her small daughter at home, while her husband seems to be happy leaving domestic problems for her to […]

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My Identity (Japan, 2019) (JAPAN CUTS 2020)

The complicated links between Japan and Taiwan – a Japanese territory from 1895 to 1945 – seem a popular subject matter for contemporary Japanese cinema. In recent times the issues of anti-Taiwanese racism, the migrant […]

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on Jul, 27 · in Reviews

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