A Banana? At This Time of Night? (Japan, 2018) [Japan Foundation Film Tour 2020]

A Banana? At This Time of Night? is adapted from the eponymous debut non-fiction book by acclaimed author Watanabe Kazufumi whose work primarily focuses on physical disabilities and social welfare issues prevalent in Japan. Set […]

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on Feb, 15 · in Reviews

The House Where the Mermaid Sleeps (Japan, 2018) [Japan Foundation Film Tour 2020]

“No parent should have to bury their child,” goes an old saying, although sometimes, refusing to do so can be infinitely worse. Yukihiko Tsutsumi’s drama The House Where the Mermaid Sleeps, tackles head on the […]

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on Feb, 03 · in Reviews

Sea of Revival (Japan, 2019) [Japan Foundation Film Tour 2020]

Ikuo (Shingo Katori) is working in Tokyo as a punter, but gets fired. He has a serious gambling problem, wasting all his money and time with a local pal at a velodrome, which irritates his […]

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on Jan, 31 · in Reviews

My Dad is a Heel Wrestler (Japan, 2018) [Japan Foundation Film Tour 2020]

My Dad is a Heel Wrestler, the second feature by Kyohei Fujimura, is adapted from the popular picture book My Daddy’s Job is Baddie a.k.a. My Dad is a Heel Wrestler by Itabashi Masahiro and […]

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on Jan, 29 · in Reviews

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