Aoi Miyazaki

Japanese biopic a bit of yawner.
JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL: When the story of Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story begins, the yet-to-be famous film director Kinoshita (played by Ryô Kase) already had a couple of film credits under his belt. However, dealing with Japan...
Romance writes itself into dictionary drama.
JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL: Here’s a film that would never get remade by Hollywood. The Great Passage is essentially the dramatic story of the compilation of a dictionary of slang over a 15-year period. One measure of a good film is an ability to...