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Junko Emoto

by Chris Mello Film

The Extremists’ Opera | Junko Emoto

Adapted from its director’s own novel, Junko Emoto’s The Extremists’ Opera is often at its best when its roving handheld camera has the good sense to stop and observe. A theatre director making her film debut, Emoto’s interest in watching her actors navigate the…

July 25, 2017
by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

Japan Cuts 2017

Japan Cuts—the largest screening event for new Japanese films in North America—just wrapped its 11th annual edition this week. Our one and only dispatch from the fest this year includes new films from the auteurs Sion Sono (ANTIPORNO) and Kiyoshi Kuroawa (Daguerrotype); respected but lesser known…

July 25, 2017
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