On this episode of The Global Film Podcast, Editor-In-Chief and Host Diego Andaluz reviews Christopher Makoto Yogi’s latest film I Was a Simple Man. Joined by contributors Valerie Complex (Variety), Jeffery Zhang (Strange Harbors), and Tessa Smith, they discuss their in-depth thoughts on the technical and thematic strengths and shortcomings of the film, among other notable highlights.
A ghost story set in the pastoral countryside of the north shore of O‘ahu, Hawai‘i. Told in four chapters, it tells the story of an elderly man facing the end of his life, visited by the ghosts of his past.
I Was a Simple Man premiered at the 2021 edition of the Sundance Film Festival. Listen to our review at the 20-minute mark of our Sundance Special episode below or here on your preferred podcast platform.
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