“I’m much more assured as a director now,” says Japan’s director Shunji Iwai, who has a feature film in cinemas for the first time in 12 years. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Love Letter director Shunji Iwai on his long road back to feature-film making

A Bride for Rip Van Winkle is the Japanese filmmaker’s first movie in 12 years to receive a wide cinematic release, but the 53-year-old says he ‘wasn’t conscious of how time flies’ in the intervening years

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“I’m much more assured as a director now,” says Japan’s director Shunji Iwai, who has a feature film in cinemas for the first time in 12 years. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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