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by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

Japan Cuts 2016 – Dispatch 2

The 10th anniversary edition of Japan Cuts, North America’s largest festival for new Japanese film, runs from July 14th to the 24th, and we’re aiming to cover as many of the films in its program as we can. Our second dispatch features Junji Sakamoto’s new comedy; teen…

July 21, 2016
by Paul Attard Film

Kako: My Sullen Past | Shiro Maeda

Kako: My Sullen Past is a film that tells you life is boring. Even with the numerous odd events taking place, our titular character (Fumi Nikaido) only begins to notice the wonders of her life when her aunt, Mikiko (Kyoko Koizumi, a Kiyoshi Kurosawa favorite),…

July 21, 2016
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