First screened in September 2018
Director: Naomi Kawase. Cast: Juliette Binoche, Masatoshi Nagase, Takanori Iwa, Mari Natsuki, Min Tanaka, Minami, Mirai Moriyama. Screenplay: Naomi Kawase. Twitter Capsule:
Hour one is mysterious, nuanced, sexy, surprisinga festival highlight, and the best I've liked Kawase. Hour two falls down.
Exciting to see Kawase's devotion to ecology taking richer, more inventive shapes and to gamble this much on fable. Not everything is new.