Kiichi Nakai (left) and Kuranosuke Sasaki in a still from We Make Antiques! (category IIA; Japanese), directed by Masaharu Take.

We Make Antiques! film review: Japanese caper is more humorous high jinks than homage to tradition

  • A struggling antiques dealer thinks he’s found a rare tea bowl, only to learn it is the work of a clever faker. They team up for a classic con caper
  • While made with unbridled enthusiasm, the film’s insistent championing of traditional artistry and outdated art forms ultimately jars
Topic |   Asian cinema: Japanese films

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Kiichi Nakai (left) and Kuranosuke Sasaki in a still from We Make Antiques! (category IIA; Japanese), directed by Masaharu Take.
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