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DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD

‘Kontora’ Wins Inaugural Obayashi Prize At North America’s Largest Japanese Cinema Event Japan Cuts

CRUMPE

“ Kontora ” remporte le premier prix Obayashi aux Japan Cuts

SCREEN DAILY

Japan’s ‘Kontora’ is awarded best film at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

THE WEE REVIEW

KONTORA - "profound spiritual meditation on grief and healing"

UK FILM REVIEW

Bad Poetry Tokyo film review

CINEMARCHE

映画『東京不穏詩』あらすじとキャスト。公開日は2020年1月18日と決定しポスタービジュアルも解禁!

CINEMARCHE

映画『コントラ』が大林宣彦監督の名を冠した大林賞受賞。ジャパン・カッツ2020にてアンシュル・チョウハン監督がまたしても快挙!

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Anshul Chauhan's prize-winning drama chronicles a Japanese schoolgirl's excavation of buried family secrets.

 

THE TRIBUNE

Splendid year for

Asian cinema

THE REEL BITS

KONTORA - A visually striking and often mysterious familial drama doesn’t offer any easy answers, but captivates from the first to last frame.

ASIAN MOVIE PULSE

“Bad Poetry Tokyo”, is an impressive piece of art

ASIAN FILM VAULT

An impressive portrait of the deconstruction of a woman in a world dominated by men

ROGER EBERT

2020 Japan Cuts Preview                                                                                                                                

WINDOWS OF THE WORLD

KONTORA Review

"Ethereal and mysterious"

CINE EUROPA

Le cinéma asiatique brille à Tallinn

D MOVIES

Japanese film built upon highly abstract allegorical devices is a profound meditation on family relations and the wounds of war - live from the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

THE HINDU

PROFILE - The Indian who made a Japanese movie

THE JAPAN TIMES

An Indian take on making a Japanese film

ASIAN MOVIE PULSE

Japan Society announces Kontora As Winner Of Inaugural Obayashi Prize At Japan Cuts Festival

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

'Kontora' Wins Grand Prix at Tallinn Black Nights Film Fest

V CINEMA SHOW

Interview with Kontora Director Anshul Chauhan [OAFF 2020]

JAPAN TIMES

'Bad Poetry Tokyo': Indian director's first feature reveals major talent

V CINEMA SHOW

Bad Poetry Tokyo is a quietly devastating exploration of how abuse can crack a person, fronted by a fierce and magnetic performance from Iijima. 

THE BLOOD BROTHERS

favorite cinematic discovery of 2018, and I believe it is a modern masterpiece just waiting to find its audience.

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