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‘Sweet Bean,’ From Japan, Is Slow Yet Satisfying

‘Sweet Bean,’ From Japan, Is Slow Yet Satisfying

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

"Sweet Bean", the new film from Japanese director Naomi Kawase, focuses on the relationship between a bakery owner and the elderly woman he hires.

Restoration Revives Resplendent ‘Ran’

Restoration Revives Resplendent ‘Ran’

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

The new restoration of Akira Kurosawa's "Ran" at Film Forum reasserts the 1985 film's beauty.