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A local headmaster relates to a famous novelist the story of shipwrecked and starving soldiers driven to cannibalism.
The story, set during 1999 when a runaway nuclear-armed satellite threatens to destroy the world, centers on a woman following a mysterious man who is busy returing his father's valuable invention: namely a device that takes photos which blind people can see.
In eight dream sequences, the great Japanese director explores his preoccupations with matters of life, death and art.
Tora-San is persuaded to travel outside Japan to Vienna where he develops a terminal case of home sickness.
Tora-san falls in love with a beautiful doctor in this fortieth entry in the popular Tora-san series.
The sequel to "A Taxing Woman" further examines the bureaucracy of Japanese society, as seen through the eyes of a female tax collection investigator.
A lighthearted, ironic look at a family patriarch's funeral.
German filmmaker Wim Wenders travels to Japan to discover the remnants of Yasujiro Ozu's (1903-63) Tokyo.
Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the government clash over the demand from the Allies for unconditional surrender. Minister of the Army Anami leads the military officers who propose to fight on, even to the death of every Japanese citizen. Emperor Hirohito, however, joins with his ministers in asking the unthinkable, the peaceful surrender of Japan. When the military plots a coup to overthrow the Emperor's civilian government, Anami must face the choice between his desires and loyalty to his Emperor.
In the summer of 1945, a 21-year-old "human bullet" in the Kamikaze Unit sits inside a drum with a torpedo. As he floats on the oscean awaiting his death, he looks back on a short life.
Based on the true account of Japan's last 24 hours before the end of World War II. The film shows the ambivalance of top government officials and a planned coup d'etat by young military officers.
A tough doctor takes a young intern under his wing.
A man seeks revenge by marrying the daughter of his father''s enemy.
In an increasingly Americanized postwar Tokyo, a father gives up his only daughter in marriage.
A brewery manager tries to manage his daughter''''s affairs in the wake of his wife''''s death.
A young woman and her widowed mother live together in reasonable contentment until each begins to believe she is the barrier to the other''s happiness--namely, settling down with a man.
Two boys stop speaking until their parents will buy them a new TV.
When her lover visits the mother of his child, a jealous actress plots revenge.
Boredom at work and at home propels a young clerk into an affair with the office flirt. When his wife discovers his indiscretion, she leaves him.
An aging couple visits their children in Tokyo only to find heartache and rejection.
Portrait of a middle-class, middle-aged marriage gone stale. When a favorite niece arrives for a visit, her romantic idealism becomes the catalyst for marital renewal.
A satirical look at the misadventures of a strip-tease artist when she returns to her home town.
A family chooses a match for their 28-year-old daughter, but she has her own plans.
A spinster attached to her father makes a change in her life with the help of her sister.
A sickly young man from a military family fights to earn a place in the Japanese Army.
A poor schoolteacher fights to raise his son on his own.
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