Destruction Babies

Destruction Babies (Cert 18) 1 Disc (Distributor: Third Window Films) Running Time: 108 minutes approx. “The most extreme 108 minutes in Japanese cinema history!” proclaims the legend on the cover of Third Window’s latest release. One can almost see Takashi Miike, Shinya Tsukamoto, Sion Sono and possibly Yoshihiro Nishimura smirking to themselves, saying “Challenge accepted!” … Continue reading Destruction Babies

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Still The Water (Futatsume no mado)

Still The Water (Futatsume no mado) Japan (2014) Dir. Naomi Kawase This elegiac meditation on life, death and relationships through the eyes of two teens from a different background was a big hit at Cannes for Japanese auteur Naomi Kawase, while the director herself believes this is her masterpiece. The setting is the subtropical Amami … Continue reading Still The Water (Futatsume no mado)