Netflix may fix Japan movie-funding dilemma, says director Kawase
Fri, Jun 09, 2017 - 5:50 AM
Kawase says she "has not filmed a single movie with 100 per cent Japanese funding" for at least a decade. "Japan's film industry is getting tougher and tougher for directors."
JAPAN'S Cannes prodigy Naomi Kawase believes Netflix can help unleash the creativity of her country's film industry, despite the eruption of a row over the American streaming giant that marred the French film festival.
Kawase, a regular at the world's most prestigious film...