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Netflix may fix Japan movie-funding dilemma, says director Kawase

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...

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