Yuya Yagira in a still from His Lost Name (category IIA, Japanese), directed by Nanako Hirose.

His Lost Name film review: Koreeda assistant makes debut with tedious, infuriating drama

  • Nanako Hirose fails to engage viewers with this lethargic story of a man recovering from a failed suicide
  • The film is ‘a gruelling ordeal, utterly devoid of meaningful symbolism or subtext’
Topic |   Asian cinema: Japanese films

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Yuya Yagira in a still from His Lost Name (category IIA, Japanese), directed by Nanako Hirose.
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