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Flashback: Wild Berries – Miwa Nishikawa’s dark family comedy

In this writer’s view, Miwa Nishikawa is the leading Japanese director of her generation, full stop. Given her long list of awards, as well as her themes since debuting in 2003 with this dark family ... read more

The Listings: April 7 - April 13

John Guare, never satisfied with an overly tidy play, throws comedy, tragedy ... continues this weekend with films including "Wild Berries" (2003), Miwa Nishikawa's satire of Japanese family values; ... read more

World Beat

Jamshed Usmonov’s deadpan dark comedy is ... and April 1 (JH) Wild Berries With the exception of the long-suffering daughter, everyone lies, for all too transparent reasons, in Japanese first-timer ... read more

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Dream So Real

Although she’s made just two feature films, director Miwa Nishikawa has proved ... Kore-eda served as producer for Nishikawa’s first film, Wild Berries, using a script Nishikawa wrote about a family ... read more

‘Abouna’ sits with Leisure Time

Pavlow also closed a deal at the Berlin fest for U.S. rights to “Dog Days,” the first feature from iconoclastic Austrian documaker Ulrich Seidl, which offers a dark vision ... Bear”; Japanese comedy ... read more

BUZZ: A Busy Party Week, Doc Distribution Deals, and Job News From Wellspring and THINKFilm

The screenings, with proceeds will go directly to Brakhage’s family, start today and run through April ... in attendance were Tareque Masud (“The Clay Bird”), Miwa Nishikawa (“Wild Berries”), Sandy ... read more

Kamakura sushi chef Tetsuji Miwa chases off Ilinois robber using kitchen knife

Tetsuji Miwa, 39, said he didn't think twice before springing to action as the 23-year-old assailant threatened the hostess with what appeared to be a revolver. 'I instantly grabbed my sushi knife, ... read more

Miwa Nishikawa, filmmaker who has made a career out of depicting the deceits of ordinary people

Miwa Nishikawa has only directed five ... ordinary people to lie and deceive. In her debut, Wild Berries (2002), produced by her then-mentor Hirokazu Koreeda, the facades that members of a respectable ... read more

Jazz Host Gary Vercelli Samples Foot-Tapping Tracks On Sound Advice

Jazz host Gary Vercelli hosts this week's Sound Advice ... This adventurous group is part of Mondavi Center’s live jazz offering this season. Yoko Miwa Trio "Court and Spark" Pathways Joni Mitchell’s ... read more

World, Olympic champ Biles to compete in Germany in March

American Akash Modi, Frank Baines of Britain, Teppei Miwa of Japan, Bart Deurloo of The Netherlands, Eddy Yusof of Switzerland and Petro Pakhniuk of Ukraine round out the field. read more

Shola Lynch’s Angela Davis Feature Doc Will Premiere At Toronto International Film Fest

So we won’t be completely in the dark. For now, check out the first round of films announced this morning, which includes a mix of newbies and veterans from almost all over the world – a few that ... read more

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