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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Louis Léonard's rating of the film Japan

  2. FISCHER's rating of the film Japan

    Une oeuvre fascinante, quelquefois contemplative, avec une omniprésence de la nature dont la constante étrangeté flirte avec l'abîme et l'effroi... www.cinefiches.com

  3. Il secondo maestro del revolver's rating of the film Japan

  4. Absentia's rating of the film Japan

  5. Renton47's rating of the film Japan

    Classically redemptive narrative in the form of Reygadas' distinctly natural arthouse. Its leap for transcendence is obscured by the vagaries, and without the human element I'm at risk of being subsumed into the unpleasantness that also pervades his work.

  6. ikkini's rating of the film Japan

    Un superbe film contemplatif et aride !

  7. Atzin Ortiz González's rating of the film Japan

    Highly influenced by Tarkovsky, Reygadas debut shows an auteur under development, who will fully blossom in his memorable "Stellet Licht".

  8. Max Seqgar's rating of the film Japan

    A profound film lies not only on long cool shots and quirky local characters, said Tarkovsky. Nice try though!

  9. Víctor H's rating of the film Japan

    Muy buena. Un viaje que se torna un encuentro con la eterna duda sobre el sentido de la vida

  10. nejurgi's rating of the film Japan

    can't recall another director who would kill you off with an ending like reygadas

  11. Tom Cottey's rating of the film Japan

    A good early feature by Reygadas, topped off with an incredible ending.

  12. Joel's rating of the film Japan

    One of the more rewarding of Reygadas' films that had a balanced elegant pacing. Many of the complaints of sexual excess and more seem dim having seen Battle in Heaven first. The ending is powerful and almost overwhelming.

  13. Kevin Atkinson's rating of the film Japan

    Beautifully shot and offered potential with its well acted, interesting main characters but half way through the film you realise these came at the expense of a plot and you are left sitting through the second half waiting for it to come to its obvious, thoughtless conclusion.

  14. shafiur's rating of the film Japan

    Great camera work and an incredible meditation....what an amazing debut film.

  15. Yasser Azmy's rating of the film Japan

    Very dark and meaningful film , Camera works is absolutely travailing

  16. Hugo Resendiz Saldivar's rating of the film Japan

    Se nota una influencia del cina de Tarkovsky con esos paisajes yermos, paneos amplios, la escena de la llegada al campo me parece similar a una escena de Solaris... Es buena pelicula.

  17. Coheed 2.5's rating of the film Japan

    Barring the final scene which sadly veers close to being tasteless despite the tenderness of the film before it, Japón still stands out as a great début. I like Carlos Reygadas, but this feels like the best film from him, despite being the first, because it doesn't try to force itself into being a 'great' film and has more of a personal and lyricalness to it compared to the later ones I've seen.

  18. ramosbarajas's rating of the film Japan

    From the beginning it is hypnotic. One cannot do much except keep watching. I felt it was so basic - and that's a good thing. It deals with raw emotions, feelings. There is little to not like with this film. It's not perfect, but very good.

  19. Frank ViSo's rating of the film Japan

    Japón è un lento incedere nella miseria umana, l'affannata ricerca di un senso in mezzo al nulla, che Reygadas trasforma in palcolscenico del visivo... https://visionesospesa.blogspot.it/2016/05/japon.html

  20. Movie Blabber's rating of the film Japan

    Great cinematography and increcible nature sequences, but it's pretty much a poor person's Tarkovsky.

  21. Susanna-Cole King's rating of the film Japan

    The Mexican landscapes are ruggedly arresting and majestic (I've seen Mexico in a new light), the story is somewhat unsettling and not, for me, in the form of a thought-provoking sucker-punch that offers you something meaty to mentally chew over. Five out of five stars for the cinematography, two stars for all else. On a side note: do any of you know where in Mexico this was filmed? The Hidalgo state, perchance?

  22. REH1101's rating of the film Japan

    It was definitely worth the 4 bucks I bought if for.

  23. Alex Flores's rating of the film Japan

    Portrayal of the real rural Mexico with a deep insight into the meaning of life, death and love. Be warned: it's almost done in real time so you would have to like slow paced movies.

  24. Gary Wood's rating of the film Japan

    Naturalism becomes Unnatural and Spirituality Sentimental: http://latin-american-films.suite101.com/article.cfm/japon_2002