It’s a Flickering Life movie review: Yoji Yamada’s nostalgic family drama, shot in the shadow of Covid-19 pandemic, marks Shochiku film studio’s centenary

//It’s a Flickering Life movie review: Yoji Yamada’s nostalgic family drama, shot in the shadow of Covid-19 pandemic, marks Shochiku film studio’s centenary

It’s a Flickering Life movie review: Yoji Yamada’s nostalgic family drama, shot in the shadow of Covid-19 pandemic, marks Shochiku film studio’s centenary

3/5 starsA name as synonymous with Japanese cinema as Yasujiro Ozu or Akira Kurosawa, director Yoji Yamada turned 90 this month, an occasion marked by the release of his 92nd feature film, in this the centenary year of Shochiku film studios.It’s a Flickering Life includes everything one has come to expect from a Yamada film; it’s a lighthearted portrait of tempestuous family relationships intertwined with a profoundly nostalgic look back at the golden age of cinema. Long-time fans of the…

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