yes, yes, yes (Japan, 2021) [OAFF 2021]

Sometimes, the meaning of something can be found in the destruction of something else. So it goes in writer-director Akihiko Yano’s ensemble drama yes, yes, yes which depicts a family being reborn after enduring the anguish and […]

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on Mar, 17 · in Reviews

Three Sisters (South Korea, 2020) [OAFF 2021]

Three Sisters is the latest feature from Lee Seung-won, a writer and director with a background in theatre. Much like his two previous films, Communication & Lies (2015) and especially Happy Bus Day (2017), it […]

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on Mar, 10 · in Reviews

Lost Course (Hong Kong, 2019)

The time for action has passed. I’m older now. The time for reflection has started. — Bruno in Le petit soldat (1960/1963) Early in Jill Li’s debut work, the documentary Lost Course, one of the […]

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on Mar, 09 · in Reviews

The Slug (South Korea, 2020) [OAFF 2021]

The Slug is the English-language title of South Korean filmmaker Choi Jin-young’s debut feature. While it may be a reference to the main character who suffers from excessive sweat, it pales in comparison to the Korean […]

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on Mar, 07 · in Reviews

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