Hiroshi Abe

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Review: 'Thermae Romae'

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All roads lead to a bathtub in this cheekily entertaining manga adaptation, a time-travel fantasy in which a Roman architect from 128 AD saves the empire by tapping into Nipponese ablution habits.

'I Wish'
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Review: 'I Wish'

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Returning to the worlds of family and childhood in a far sunnier vein than he did in 2004's lauded "Nobody Knows," eclectic, nearly fail-proof Nipponese helmer Hirokazu Kore-eda has come up with what…

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