May 17, 2015
Beneath the simple premise is a dissection of friendship and finding one’s place in society that is about as good as cinema has ever shown.
May 22, 2015
Masayuki Suo has constructed an often hilarious comedy mixed with a tender kernel that proves to be irresistible.
Jun 18, 2015
Nominated for an Academy Award and sweeping the board at the Japanese equivalent of ‘The Oscars’, Yoji Yamada’s lyrically, tenderly woven tale of dignity is a triumph of substance over action.