• Film
  • BJFF 2016: Shady

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    Shady a Japanese thriller released in Japan in 2012 and then by Third Window the following year in the UK. This was a welcomed addition to the Brick Lane Japanese Film Festival. A 93 minute story of bullying in Japanese schools where the treatment gets so out of hand that school children take justice into […]

  • Film
  • BJFF 2016: Story of Yonosuke

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    This film was something I had to watch after missing the first UK screening with The Japan Foundation East Side Stories film festival. It follows the life of Yonosuke starting college in 1987. After ticking yourself off the guest list, you are welcome to choose the free sake or beer of your choice which included […]