HANAGATAMI: Obayashi’s swan song is a delirious anti-war epic. His fantastical, cartoonish aesthetics nevertheless confront tragedy with more force than his more “grounded” contemporaries. I’ve only seen 2 of his films but you can still tell he put everything he had into this.
Nobuhiko Obayashi tribute video from @tsukamoto_shiny!
Exclusively made for #JapanCuts @js_film_nyc online film festival, which starts July 17 with a brilliant selection of Japanese cinema to view!
Obayashi's HANAGATAMI now out from Third Window Films!