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  • Certified Copy

    Certified Copy

    ★★★★½

    "It would be stupid of us to ruin our lives for an ideal"

    I'm still lost in it. It's a hard film to review, to capture its essence. But certainly, I'm mesmerized by its powerful abstract beauty, artistic philosophy, perplexity between original and copy. The complexity of relationship, reality, commitment is very palpable. Plus, twisting desire, coping with the situation, the cold argument, and the failure of convincing others are nothing but authentic. In fact, the movie feels like a certified copy of reality.

    Not to mention, Juliette Binoche & William Shimell both delivered stellar performances.

  • Millennium Actress

    Millennium Actress

    ★★★★½

    Another masterclass from SATOSHI KON!

    "Millennium Actress" is an emotional ride with a captivating love story driven by the obsession, obstinacy, and passion that we've seen in "Perfect Blue", but this time he used this same theme in a positive manner.

    Loosely based on the life of actress Setsuko Hara (best known for her performances in Yasujirō Ozu's films Late Spring and Tokyo Story), the movie follows a retired actress Chiyoko Fujiwara who vanished from the public eye at the…