Naomi Kawase’s new film Still the Water.

Claire Denis and Tsai Ming-liang. 2014 Deauville Asian Film Festival.

filed under: , Souleymane Cissé

Souleymane Cissé by Xavier Lambours.

John and Sam. 1984.

Jia Zhangke with Teruyo Nogami, Akira Kurosawa’s script supervisor and principal assistant of more than 40 years.

filed under: , Abbas Kiarostami

Kiarostami at work. 1976.

Anthony Chen, Lee Kang-sheng, Tsai Ming-liang, and Ang Lee.

Jia Zhangke, Naomi Kawase, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul.

filed under: , Nagisa Oshima

Remember that one time a drunken Akiyuki Nosaka (author of Grave of the Firefiles) suckerpunched Nagisa Oshima at a ceremony celebrating Oshima’s 30th wedding anniversary…

Lee Chang-dong, Hou Hsiao-hsien, and Tsai Ming-liang.