A scene from Steven Spielberg’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the 1982 movie that inspired Genki Kawamura to become a filmmaker. Picture: Alamy

Our loveless world: the selfishness that preoccupies Your Name filmmaker Genki Kawamura

  • ‘If you love yourself too much, then loving others is just annoying … If you love the UK so much, you don’t care about Europe,’ Japanese writer and director says
  • His book If Cats Disappeared from the World explores the theme via a terminally ill man who trades memories, and the love attached to them, for a longer life
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A scene from Steven Spielberg’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the 1982 movie that inspired Genki Kawamura to become a filmmaker. Picture: Alamy
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