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It is late in the 21st century. After 50 years of devastating war between Europa and the Eastern Federation, the latter has emerged victorious, and the new federation of Eurasia is formed. There can be no glorious peace, however, as the planet has been ravaged by chemical, biological and even nuclea
Three stories of undying love, as told by Bunraku Dolls (Japanese traditional puppets)... Matsumoto and Sawako were once a happy couple, but the pressures of meddling parents and success forces them to make a tragic choice. Hiro is an aging yakuza boss. Thirty years ago, he was a poor factory worke
Murata Heihachi, a WWII veteran, runs a small bar with his ailing wife Shizue. Fellow vets, including the still dapper Ito Tamio, convene there for reunions. But their old friend Kijima never shows up for them; he's still haunted by guilt for abandoning a colleague to bleed to death during the war.
The Japanese take advantage of American blunders to launch a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.
Woody Allen dubbed in comic dialogue for this outrageous spoof of secret-agent thrillers.
During World War II, American and Japanese soldiers stranded on a remote island call a truce in order to survive.
A librarian is subject to a scientific experiment which goes wrong and transforms him into 'The Human Vapour'. He uses his new ability to rob banks to fund the career of his girlfriend, a beautiful dancer. The Human Vapour is ruthless in his quest for money and kills anyone who stands in his way, especially police. He soon becomes Tokyo's most wanted criminal. Can he be stopped before he kills again?
Kidnappers mistake a chauffeur''''s son for the child of a wealthy businessman.
A man seeks revenge by marrying the daughter of his father''s enemy.
A young lord attempts to combat the official corruption endemic to the Shogunate, only to be placed in an impossible conflict of duties. He refuses to bribe a Chancelor who is responsible for teaching him the etiquette to receive the Shogun's envoys. The Chancelor goads him into drawing his sword when the envoys are present, a crime punishable by death. The young lord's vassals are ordered to break up his estate, and his samurai to disband. To obey the Shogun, they must follow orders, but to be loyal to their master and to elemental fairness, they must revenge him. The conflict of obligations is the essential dilemma of Japanese society, which is why this is their national epic. The story is richly woven. Worth seeing just for the supremely gorgeous art works, buildings and costumes of 18th century Japan.
A Japanese musician keeps up the spirits of his fellow soldiers as they flee Burma during World War II.
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