Tetsu Watanabe

7

Good

Himizu review

Himizu is set against the aftermath of the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami of 2011 and the Fukushima nuclear disaster that followed.

8

Great

Cold Fish review

Since his 2008 masterpiece Love Exposure, a four-hour exploration of life, passion and religion, writer-director Sion Sono has become one of Japan's most interesting film-makers.

8

Great

Takeshi Kitano Collection (DVD)

Since his explosive 1989 directorial debut with Violent Cop, Japan's Takeshi Kitano has been involved in one way or another with the production of a film almost every year -...