The easternKicks.com Podcast

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Episode 9: BFI’s Japan 2020

May 27th, 2020

In this bumper edition episode, writer, curator and filmmaker Jasper Sharp joins James and Andrew to select some highlights from the BFI's Japan 2020 season. A celebration of over 100 years of Japanese Cinema, including titles from Third Window Film and Arrow Video. While in a very connected way, our very own Kaj van Zoelen tells us How he got into easternFlicks!

BFI's Japan 2020 is currently available on BFI Player and continues throughout the year. 

This episode's timecodes

00:00:32 - Introduction
Jasper's choices:
00:03:29 - 1) Rashomon (Kurosawa, 1950)
00:17:24 - 2) Good Morning (Ozu 1959)
00:30:59 - Kaj van Zoelen: How I got into easternFlicks
00:34:27 - 3) Hana-bi (Kitano, 1997)
00:47:40 - Wildcard – Black Rain (Imamura, 1989)
James's choices:

00:51.33 - 1) The Woodsman and the Rain (Okita, 2011)
01:00.28 - 2) Audition (Miike, 1999)
01:09:25 - 3) Pulse (Kurosawa, 2001)
01:17:01 - Wildcard – Sion Sono, various
01:17:51 - Wildcard – House (Obayashi, 1977)
01:23:07 - Outro

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