Review: 'World of Fortune and Fantasy'

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Critic Joshua Ray caught Japanese director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi's Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy at the New York Film Festival recently. At the Lens, he has a review of this latest feature from a filmmaker who is fast emerging as one of the greats of the 21st century:

"His worldview may be precision-cut, but the tools with which Hamaguchi presents it are as gentle as a butter knife. His three features to date available to U.S. audiences are gentle, giving, and probing melodramas: Tectonic plates move under Hamaguchi’s characters but he provides an uncommonly still support at the surface."

Read on at CSL's The Lens.