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While Naomi Kawase‘s cachet stateside hasn’t necessarily increased in the last few years, her last film, Sweet Bean, did manage to get a U.S. release. The Japanese filmmaker is now returning with her follow-up, Radiance (aka Hikari), which is set for a Japanese release at the end of May, hinting at a likely return to the Cannes Film Festival.
The first teaser trailer has landed, which previews the story of a film writer who meets a photographer who is losing his eyesight. Starring Masatoshi Nagase (last seen at the end of Jim Jarmusch’s Paterson), Ayame Misaki, and Tatsuya Fuji, check out the trailer below (via Cine Maldito), which is currently without subtitles, but we’ll update if they arrive.
Misako is a passionate writer of film versions for the visually impaired. At a screening, she meets Masaya, an older photographer who is slowly losing his eyesight. »
- Jordan Raup
We just debuted our list of the movies we’re hoping will hit Cannes, and while Naomi Kawase‘s “Radiance” didn’t make the main list, that doesn’t mean we’re not still eagerly awaiting what the Japanese filmmaker has on the horizon. And now we have our first taste.
Continue reading First International Trailer For Naomi Kawase’s ‘Radiance’ at The Playlist. »
- Kevin Jagernauth
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