Shadow of Fire

Shadow of Fire (Hokage) (2023)

Shadow of Fire (Hokage) screened at the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2024 In the still smouldering embers left by the end of the Pacific War, an unnamed woman (played with unhinged intensity by Shuri) lives alone in a tavern that is one of the only buildings in this black-market district left standing after the…

Fish Story

Fish Story (Fisshu sutori) (2009)

Fish Story first published by EyeforFilm Tokyo, 2012. A comet is due to collide with Earth in five hours, with apocalyptic consequences for the human race. Everyone has fled the city for higher ground – all except for a bitter middle-aged man on a wheel chair, the younger owner of a record store, and his…