In an exclusive interview with New Europe, Japanese director/actor Shinya Tsukamoto speaks about his new film Nobi (Fires on the Plain), which screened at this year’s Venice International Film Festival.

In a festival dominated by war scenes and strong male roles, the Japanese master managed to shock the audience with some very crude and realistic scenes in the ultimate “splatter” tradition.

Nobi takes viewers on the frontlines of a war in which a group of Japanese soldiers are trying to su...

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