The Great Happiness Space – Tale of an Osaka Love Thief Review

December 31, 2008


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EXCERPT:

Simply put, the job of a host is to sell dreams.The Great Happiness Space: Tale of an Osaka Love Thief is a 2006 documentary directed and produced by Jake Clennell, depicting the lives of individuals associated with, what is known in Japan as, host clubs.  What exactly is a host club?  This documentary will provide understanding through first hand encounters with the clubs as well as the people who frequent there. A tag line for the documentary: a cold-eyed study of love for sale.


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Our School Review

March 30, 2008

Our School (2006)
EXCERPT:
Our School (2006) is a Korean documentary, by filmmaker Kim Myung Joon, about the life of third generation Koreans in Japan and the struggles the students of a high school go through to
gain cultural identity in a foreign land.

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