The Actor (Japan, 2016) [Japan Foundation Film Tour 2020]

It is fair to say that most people go into acting with the expectation that they will be cast in a leading role at some point. However, not everyone can be center stage and some […]

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on Jan, 22 · in Reviews

Achilles and the Tortoise (Japan, 2008)

Achilles and the Tortoise is the final part of Takeshi Kitano’s self-reflexive trilogy about the nature of the artist following Takeshi’s (2005) and Glory to the Filmmaker (2007). However, it’s more accessible than its predecessors […]

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on Feb, 21 · in Reviews
The Seaside Motel (Japan, 2010)

The Seaside Motel (Japan, 2010)

The latest guest to check-in at the shambolic Seaside Motel – which is actually located in a mountain region – is Masayuki (Toma Ikuta), a traveling representative for a company that specialises in the ‘revolutionary’ […]

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on Jun, 30 · in Reviews

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