Isao Takahata's stark world of reality

Film Sep 12, 2015

Isao Takahata's stark world of reality

by Masami Ito

Having survived a devastating U.S. air raid on his hometown in World War II, film director Isao Takahata has firsthand experience of the horrors of war. It's perhaps not surprising, therefore, that he staunchly opposes Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's attempt to push controversial security ...