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Top30 Favorite Film Discoveries of 2017

Happy new year, everyone! Here’s to a 2018 with more writing and more movies. Looking back at my movie-watching last year, I don’t think I watched too many films from the West, so this list seems incredibly unbalanced.

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Haru’s Journey (Japanese Film)

Haru’s Journey is an intimate and quietly affecting film about a retired fisherman who takes his granddaughter on a trip to visit family members in hopes that someone will take him in.

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Yellow Elephant (Japanese Film)

Tsuma and Ayumu Muko are a married couple in a small town in the middle of nowhere. He’s a novelists with a part-time job as a caretaker in the local nursery home while she’s a housewife with a faint heart… that sees the world from a different perspective.

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Amy’s Movie Alphabet

Mettel Ray is having a Movie Alphabet blogathon! So I thought it’d be fun to participate with my own mix… which proved to be varied. I wonder… will you find any surprise?

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Memories of Matsuko

A woman’s violent misadventures cast with a colorful and quite shimmering clout that was Matsuko’s life of giving without ever taking.

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Ace Attorney (2012)

In a true blend of multiple genres he’s tackled before, Takashi Miike captures the essence of the Phoenix Wright games without losing his own style.