Films By Yves Montmayeur

"A must see for anyone who admires this director." – The Guardian ... While cinephiles and MIFF audiences will be familiar with his 25-year oeuvre, the wider movie community continues to discover the work of Austrian auteur Michael Haneke (Amour, MIFF 2012). On the back of numerous Cannes triumphs and Academy Award successes for Haneke, director Yves Montmayeur attempts to shine a light on one of ... Read more
“I love the Yakuza… I see them as the heirs to the samurai spirit.” - actor Sonny Chiba ... Literally translated as ‘good-for-nothing', Japan's criminal brotherhood - the Yakuza - underwent a makeover into chivalrous heroes thanks to post-World War II cinema, where real-life criminals became screen stars. ... This documentary surveys the key figures of new Japanese cinema, like Takashi Miike and T... Read more
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