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Japanese film - KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER - released on dvd

KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER (12A) 2014 JAPAN ZELLNER, DAVID £17.99

Lonely Tokyo office worker Kumiko believes the 1996 film ‘Fargo’ to be based on a true story, she decides to go on a journey to find the vast some of money one of the characters buries in the snow. 32 more words

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Miscellaneous Miscellany

  • Guess one of the big news items this week is the end of Midnight Eye, the website that’s been keeping us all informed of the latest in Japanese cinema.
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Miscellaneous Miscellany

Only Yesterday (Omoide Poro Poro, Japan 1991)

This is one of the Studio Ghibli anime that despite huge popularity in Japan seems to have been sidelined in UK and US distribution. I wasn’t aware of the film when it appeared in Film 4’s Ghibli season earlier this year. 761 more words

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Love World Cinema Recommends: Yume (Dreams, Akira Kurosawa, 1990, Japan)

Another feast for the eyes, one of Kurosawa’s last and lesser known films is a series of 8 vignettes reportedly based on a number of Kurosawa’s recurring dreams. 110 more words

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Dvd collection of films by three young directors from Japan.

NEW DIRECTORS FROM JAPAN (15) 2013 JAPAN £22.99

Collection of four films showcasing the work of three young directors from Japan. The compilation includes the feature-length film ‘And the Mud Ship Sails Away’ (2013) directed by Hirobumi Watanabe and three shorts: ‘The Lust of Angels’ (2014) and ‘My Baby’ (2011) directed by Nagisa Isogai and ‘Buy Bling, Get One Free’ (2014) by Kosuke Takaya. 16 more words

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