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10 Films you cannot miss at the Japanese Film Festival 2016

We present a list of 10 Films you cannot miss at the Japanese Film Festival that is taking place from October 14th – December 4th in various cities from Australia. 1,454 more words

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The end of legal prostitution in Japan; the last Mizoguchi film

Akasen chitai” ” (Street of Shame, 1956) was the last film directed by Mizoguchi Kenji (1898-1956), director of Ugetsu and Sanchô, the Bailiff, 736 more words

Stephen O. Murray

Shin Godzilla: A Commentary on Japanese Politics

Shin Godzilla was briefly released at my local movie theater and my brother acquired 7 tickets for his birthday to take me and some friends to see his beloved monster rain destruction on Japan. 602 more words


Review: Shin Gojira (2016)

Yesterday, against my better financial judgment, I went to see Shin Gojira, being a huge fan of the TOHO series, so naturally, I just had to do a review. 1,150 more words


Film: Love Exposure

‘Love Exposure’ is a cult film of cult films. It first starts out comically absurd and then it flips everything and turns into a serious drama built on top of the ridiculous elements previously established. 599 more words


On the Road: A Document ドキュメント 路上(Tsuchimoto Noriaki, 1964)

One of the towering figures in Japanese documentary, Tsuchimoto Noriaki began his career as a documentarist, like many of his generation, at Iwanami Production in 1956 and was since his university years a very active student, involved in the establishment of Zengakuren, member of the Japanese Communist Party and finally expelled from Waseda University in 1953 for political activities. 614 more words