Masatoshi Nagase (left) and Ayame Misaki in a still from Radiance (category I, Japanese).
Masatoshi Nagase (left) and Ayame Misaki in a still from Radiance (category I, Japanese).

review | Film review: Radiance – Kawase’s story has a simplistic plot and is overwhelmed by self-importance

A once-brilliant photographer who is losing his sight meets a young writer of audio scripts for the blind and romance develops, in this tale that is well acted, but let down by the pretensions of the director

Masatoshi Nagase (left) and Ayame Misaki in a still from Radiance (category I, Japanese).
Masatoshi Nagase (left) and Ayame Misaki in a still from Radiance (category I, Japanese).
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