— by Mathias Cena: Japanese cinema needs an overhaul. At least that’s what acclaimed director Koji Fukada thinks, calling for less reliance on manga adaptations, more money for arthouse and better treatment of workers.

The 40-year-old’s latest film “The Real Thing” was chosen for the main selection at this year’s Cannes film festival, four years after he won a jury prize for emerging talent…

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