Mubi Charts the Rise of Japan’s Modern Masters

From compelling and thoughtful documentaries to classic yakuza thrillers, the best of Japanese filmmaking dominates Mubi’s March program

New York, NY ­— February 14, 2019 ­— Leading curated streaming platform Mubi announced today its March release slate of films and curated series from both emerging talent and acclaimed directors from across the globe. Next month, Mubi offers a selection of the best works from the latest luminaries in Japan’s long and rich history of filmmaking – from a retrospective of Kazuhiro Soda’s rich and engaging documentaries to contrasting studies of love, life and death with two moving Cannes premieres: Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Journey to the Shore and Naomi Kawase’s Still the Water.

Additional highlights include Mubi’s ongoing examination of what makes an auteur, with film pairings from Christian Petzold, Abel Ferrara, Catherine Breillat and Carlos Reygadas, plus a look at Hollywood’s flirtations with communism during its golden age, and
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