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

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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."

Tokyo

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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