Toronto 2020: Under the Open Sky movie review – engrossing drama from Miwa Nishikawa sees Koji Yakusho shine as ex-convict

//Toronto 2020: Under the Open Sky movie review – engrossing drama from Miwa Nishikawa sees Koji Yakusho shine as ex-convict

Toronto 2020: Under the Open Sky movie review – engrossing drama from Miwa Nishikawa sees Koji Yakusho shine as ex-convict

4/5 starsThe difficulties a middle-aged ex-convict faces trying to reintegrate in society is depicted with infectious sympathy in Under the Open Sky, the sixth feature by Japanese writer-director Miwa Nishikawa and her first since 2016’s The Long Excuse . The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival this week, ahead of a domestic release in Japan scheduled for February 2021.Anchored by a mesmerising performance by Koji Yakusho in the leading role, this adaptation of a novel by…

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