The Importance of Connections in Ryusuke Hamaguchi Films | Features

Little profound human interaction exists in “Evil Does Not Exist,” to the point where, more often than not, nature sets itself up as our primary point of view. From the name alone, we expect the worst: the film delivers tense dissonance with its vibrant blue skies, blood dripping on leaves, and casual gunshots in the … Read more

Death Feels Very Close: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi on Evil Does Not Exist | Interviews

“Evil Does Not Exist” had its world premiere at last year’s Venice Film Festival, where it competed for the Golden Lion and won the Grand Jury Prize; during its tour of the international festival circuit, the film also traveled to Toronto, London, and New York, where Hamaguchi visited the Criterion offices and sat with his … Read more

Evil Does Not Exist Trailer Previews Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Environmental Drama

The official Evil Does Not Exist trailer for the upcoming environmental drama, which hails from Drive My Car filmmaker Ryusuke Hamaguchi, has been released. The film had its world premiere at the 2023 Venice International Film Festival. In the video, a Tokyo company plans to construct a glamping site near a small village, which threatens … Read more