Violence Voyager (Japan, 2018) [JAPAN CUTS 2018]

There is no escaping the visual charm of Ujicha’s conceptually playful science fiction film Violence Voyager. While being a follow up to a film with similar style, the elusiveness of availability of the director’s first […]

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on Jul, 19 · in Reviews

Of Love and Law (Japan, 2017) [JAPAN CUTS 2018]

Based in London and Osaka, documentarian and visual anthropologist Hikaru Toda and has worked on many films that explore the differences between people and society. Love Hotel, a 2014 film she co-directed, was a look […]

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on Jul, 18 · in Reviews

Ramen Shop (France/Japan/Singapore, 2018) [JAPAN CUTS 2018]

Masato Yamamoto (Takumi Saitoh) is a young man of mixed ancestry. His emotionally distant father, a ramen cook for whom Masato works in the city of Takasaki, is Japanese; his long-deceased mother was Chinese. His […]

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on Jul, 18 · in Reviews

Animal World (China, 2018)

Zheng Kaisi (Li Yifeng) is a disaffected young man who works a dead-end job at a gaming arcade. His mother lies in a coma in a nearby hospital, the bills for which cost more money […]

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on Jul, 16 · in Reviews

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