5 days Japanese cinema must adapt to survive, warns rising star director Inquirer |LS
Japanese cinema needs an overhaul. At least that’s what acclaimed director Koji Fukada thinks, calling for less reliance on manga adaptations, more money for arthouse and better treatment of workers. The 40-year-old’s latest film “The Real Thing” was chosen for the main selection at this year’s Cannes film festival, four years after he won a jury prize for emerging talent. The glitzy French gathering was scrapped this year because of the coronavirus, but that has given Fukada more time to […] The post Japanese cinema must adapt to survive, warns rising star director appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle. ... more