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Interview: Joe Odagiri On “They Say Nothing Stays the Same,” His Scenic Directorial Debut

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Japanese actor turned director Joe Odagiri discusses his debut feature “They Say Nothing Stays the Same,” which screened at 2020's New York Asian Film Festival.

Review: “They Say Nothing Stays The Same” Tackles Westernization In Meiji-era Japan

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Japanese director Joe Odagiri’s debut “They Say Nothing Stays the Same” has stunning vistas, but the film’s forays into genre muddle the point.

Review: “Lucky Chan-sil” Displays Burdens of Female Expectations in Korean Society

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"Lucky Chan-sil" illustrates a career-oriented woman’s struggle with gender inequality and expectations in Korean society.

Rae Red Talks “Babae at Baril,” Her Feminist Film About Philippine Realities

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Filipina filmmaker Rae Red’s directorial debut “Babae at Baril” tells the story of a girl and a gun—and the patriarchal, capitalist system they live in.

 
 
 

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