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Films By Naomi Kawase

"A beautifully made, quietist and contemplative work... a delicately romantic and even subtly erotic love story." - Guardian ... In rural Japan, three lovers face the consequences of infidelity and the complications of motherhood, along with other larger questions, in this film about humanity and ... Read more
Winner of the Grand Prix at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Multiple award-winning filmmaker Naomi Kawase (Suzaku, The Weald) channels the classical Japanese masters in this sumptuous mood piece on longing and mourning. For Shigeki, life in a retirement home is a happy existence where very little ... Read more
Naomi Kawase's first feature film confirms the talent shown by her poignantly poetic prize-winning shorts. In a magnificent cedar-forested mountain setting, exquisitely filmed by veteran cameraman Masaki Tamura, Kawase has created an elegy for the decline of a remote village community and the ... Read more
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