Yura Sato (left) and Australian comedian Chad Mullane as a miniature messiah in a still from Jesus.

Jesus film review: a lonely Japanese boy struggles with Christianity in Hiroshi Okuyama’s debut feature

  • A surreal contemplation of organised religion, Jesus follows a nine-year-old boy as he seeks out tangible solutions to unanswerable questions
  • The film reveals young director Hiroshi Okuyama as a staggeringly assured filmmaker already wise beyond his years
Topic |   Asian cinema: Japanese films

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Yura Sato (left) and Australian comedian Chad Mullane as a miniature messiah in a still from Jesus.
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