Radiance (Hikari) (2017)

NAOMI KAWASE Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  Japan/France, 2017.  Comme des Cinémas, Kino Films, Kumie, MK2 Productions.  Screenplay by Naomi Kawase.  Produced by Naoya Kinoshita, Masa Sawada, Yumiko Takebe.  Music by Ibrahim Maalouf.  Film Editing by Tina Baz.  Cannes Film Festival 2017.  Toronto International Film Festival 2017. Ayame Misaki is excellent as a woman who has been assigned the task of writing…

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Still The Water (Futatsume No Mado)

BB.5 (out of 5) On a gorgeous tropical island in the Pacific, a boy is being raised by his single mother after being sent there from Tokyo by his father, while his friend is dealing with her mother’s terminal illness.  They live under the shadow of a situation at the beginning of the film when a dead body…

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