Radiance (2017 film)

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Radiance
Radiance (2017 film).jpg
Film poster
Directed by Naomi Kawase
Written by Naomi Kawase
Starring Masatoshi Nagase
Ayame Misaki
Release date
  • 23 May 2017 (2017-05-23) (Cannes)
  • 27 May 2017 (2017-05-27) (Japan)
Running time
101 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Radiance (, Hikari) is a 2017 Japanese drama film directed by Naomi Kawase. It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.[1][2] At Cannes it won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury.[3]

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Reception[edit]

The film received a 57% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 21 reviews with an average rating of 6/10.[4] It also holds a weighted average rating of 52 out of 100 on Metacritic, based on 5 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 2017 Official Selection". Cannes Film Festival. 13 April 2017. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  2. ^ Winfrey, Graham (13 April 2017). "2017 Cannes Film Festival Announces Lineup: Todd Haynes, Sofia Coppola, 'Twin Peaks' and More". IndieWire. Penske Business Media. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  3. ^ Hopewell, John (27 May 2017). "Cannes Critics Prize 'BPM,' Closeness,' 'Nothing Factory'". Variety. Penske Business Media. Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Radiance (Hikari) (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Radiance Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 28 May 2017.

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