Thursday, March 17, 2005

Postmen in the Mountains

Postmen in the Mountains is apparently making the rounds of theatres in the U.S.

It's a very nice film in my opinion. A lot more to my taste than stuff like that violent looking asian american film about stressed out yuppie kids.

It's funny how insular the American film market is. Another reason I like living in Tokyo. It's more international here.

Take Postmen in the Mountains as one example. The film was made in 1998. It was a "top box-office grosser" in Japan in 1991. Only in 1994 did it entering small independent theatres and film festivals in the U.S.

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