Breaking into and out of Japanese show biz

Film Feb 17, 2016

Breaking into and out of Japanese show biz

by Mark Schilling

Eiji Uchida's scabrous new comedy about the struggles of a down-and-out indie film director, "Lowlife Love" ("Gesu no Ai"), confirms what I have known for years: Japanese show business can be brutal to the weak or clueless. They end up used and discarded, like ...