Tampopo (Japan, 1985) [NYAFF Winter Showcase 2020]

Juzo Itami’s Tampopois a Japanese comedy film about the art of making a perfect bowl of ramen, but it also contains subversive elements that make it extra palatable to the taste of the mass audience. […]

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Mori, The Artist’s Habitat (Japan, 2018) [JAPAN CUTS 2018]

Perhaps it is because of his emerging Western approach to painting, escaping the cruel clutches of Orientalism, but the work of Morikazu Kumagai is largely unknown in the West despite enjoying varying degrees of success […]

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on Jul, 26 · in Reviews


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