"[...]while only a small handful of new directors emerged in the 1970s and 1980s to launch the Japanese cinema into any new areas, to find new audiences, and to garner much new respect. The situation in the 1980s was so very dismal that critics have come to call this the "lost decade" of the Japanese cinema."
but there are some absolute gems that came from japan in the so-called lost decade, so bruna and I came up with this list to showcase some we could find, enjoy!
list is set up chronologically and will be constantly updated.
here are some articles I managed to find about the concept of the “lost decade”: