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Review: ‘Cutie and the Boxer’

Review: ‘Cutie and the Boxer’

In a certain respect, film is the best medium to really capture artists Ushio and Noriko Shinohara, the weathered, adorable, frustrating, and loving Japanese couple at the heart of director Zachary Heinzerling’s debut feature ‘Cutie and the Boxer’. After all, the opening scene gazes for just a minute or two at Ushio’s most distinct method,

Interview: Zachary Heinzerling (Director – ‘Cutie and the Boxer’)

‘Cutie and the Boxer‘ is Zachary Heinzerling’s marvelous directorial debut and a rare dual portrait of artistic souls, Ushio and Noriko Shinohara. The title refers to Noriko’s illustrated journal of her life with her husband, dating back to their separate migration to Japan, chance meeting, and marriage of nearly forty years. Ushio, a famous artist in