Fukada’s filmmaking a breath of fresh air

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Fukada is part of a new generation of Japanese filmmakers challenging the long-held primacy of directors often referred to as the “4K”: Naomi Kawase, Takeshi Kitano, Hirokazu Koreeda and Kiyoshi Kurosawa. The 4K rose to prominence in the 1990s and have dominated international discussion of contemporary Japanese cinema ever since.

Read on at The Japan Times.

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