Interview with the Director, Cinematographer, and Producer of Bleached Bones Avenue [OAFF 2020]

Bleached Bones Avenue is director Akio Fujimoto’s follow-up to his drama Passage of Life (2017). It is another film that looks at the shared links between Japan and Myanmar but this time, instead of a […]

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on Jul, 10 · in Interviews

Hammock (Japan, 2018) [OAFF 2020]

Kentaro Kishi is a multi-hyphenate talent who works as a writer, director, cinematographer and actor. His efforts stretch across genres, from splatter movies like Tokyo Gore Police (2008) and The Machine Girl (2008) to indie dramas The Sower (2016), Noise and Passage of Life (2017). […]

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on Jul, 06 · in Reviews

Interview with Yosuke Takeuchi [OAFF 2018]

Yosuke Takeuchi is an award-winning independent filmmaker based in Japan. Born in 1978, he graduated from Shibaura Institute of Technology in 2000 and, in 2002, went to France to learn painting. In 2003, his work […]

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on Apr, 20 · in Interviews

The Sower (Japan, 2016) [OAFF 2018]

Most movies inspired by artists tend to be biographical, such as Lust for Life (1956), which stars Kirk Douglas as Vincent Van Gogh. Yosuke Takeuchi’s independent feature The Sower takes inspiration from that famous and […]

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on Mar, 12 · in Reviews


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