Two new movies by sci-fi auteur Mamoru Oshi will unspool at the Tokyo festival
Tokyo Film Festival
Ouchul Hwang and Ho Wen-shing make an adventuresome first-feature collaboration with this aesthetically if not always emotionally involving tale.
TOKYO — Lukas Moodysson's “We Are the Best!,” a dramedy about three 13-year-old girls who start a punk band in 1982 Stockholm, was awarded the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix at the 26th Tokyo International…
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Koji Fukada's pleasant, Rohmeresque chamber piece might have benefited from bolder visual presentation.
Hirobumi Watanabe's surreal comedy is likely to strike viewers as either pointless or hilarious, or conceivably both.
Hideo Sakaki's manga adaptation is an oil-and-water mix of outrageous carnal comedy and disconcertingly earnest emotion.
A dog bears silent witness to various human-societal ills in this modest but accomplished drama.
Amin Jafari's film explores the generation gap in Iran with a certain high-intensity bravado before bogging down in the last lap.
After last year's excellent 'Bwakaw,' Filipino writer-director Jun Robles Lana is in more familiar melodramatic territory here.
TOKYO — The Tokyo International Film Festival today unveiled the line-up for its 26th edition, which will unspool Oct. 17-25 in Tokyo's Roppongi Hills entertainment and shopping complex. The…