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2.8
28 Ratings

Vision

Directed by Naomi Kawase
France, Japan, 2018
Drama

Synopsis

Jeanne, a journalist, tracks a mysterious rare herb that appears only once every 997 years.

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Vision Directed by Naomi Kawase
In nodding to familiarities cemented over the course of her oeuvre, Kawase is able to execute new conceptual leaps with Vision.
October 02, 2018
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It stays so attuned to microns of nuance in landscapes and close-ups that it feels like a new peak for its prolific maker. Unfortunately, the second half of Vision indulges crude conceits of story and form, chasing archetypal logics, abruptly introduced, instead of its own moving idiosyncrasies.
September 27, 2018
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Although Binoche and Nagase are compelling and skilled enough performers to command attention, and the bucolic setting is soothing to observe, the soporific pace and twee quasi-environmentalist, semi-mystical guff about life cycles and dreams foretold will annoy some viewers.
September 24, 2018
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