Tag Archives: Yûya Matsuura

Shinzô Katayama – Siblings of the Cape (2018)

Shinzo Katayama has worked as assistant to Bong Joon-ho (TOKYO, Mother) and Nobuhiro Yamashita (My Back Page, Kueki Ressha) but this is actually his debut in the director’s seat. His effort, of depicting a lowlife man who is trying to take care of his mentally disabled sister was a difficult theme to begin with, but Katayama really took it a step further, in the process creating a movie that hits like a punch with its almost grotesque realism. Let us take things from the beginning, though. Read More »

Arthur Harari – Onoda, 10 000 nuits dans la jungle AKA Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle (2021)

When Japan surrenders at the end of World War II, soldier Hiroo Onoda retreats into the jungles of the Philippines to continue the war himself for another 10,000 days. Read More »