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A princess is offered a political marriage with the powerful lord of a neighboring state. When she turns down the offer a war ensues and she begins a romance with a Sengoku-era general.
Women of five generations meet by chance in an old, rural house in Tateyama by the sea. Each has different memories of the place.
A new intake of clients arrives at a grey transit station in an uncertain location. This is the gateway to the afterlife and all of the new arrivals are recently deceased. They are interviewed individually, and must select one memory to take with them into eternity; all the others will be erased. Va
Sohei is an ordinary 42-year-old businessman, living a comfortable suburban life with his faithful wife and adorable daughter. Everything seems to be perfect but Shohei feels something is missing. Every night, on the train home from work, he sees a beautiful lady gazing out from the window of a shabby ballroom dance studio. Although Shohei''s original motivation for learning to dance is to meet Mai, the young woman in the window, he starts to get involved with the class and enjoys the lessons. He doesn''t dare tell anyone about his new hobby... not even his family. Mai notices Shohei''s new passion for dancing, and agrees to help coach him for the upcoming competition. At one time, she was one of Japan''s finest ballroom dancers, but her father has forced her to stop dancing professionally and teach amateurs so she will discover why she failed at the famous Blackpool competition. By teaching Shohei, she rediscovers the joy of dance...
Mitsuko, a 32-year-old woman, materially satisfied in life, encounters a former lover in Benares; their meeting reveals to her that she's been experiencing a spiritual void in her life which she must remedy.
An aging college professor drops out of society to become a writer.
After suffering a mental breakdown, a young man experiences a spiritual awakening.
A tough doctor takes a young intern under his wing.
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.
An elderly pilgrim tries to help the inhabitants of a Japanese flop house.
After singing twin maidens are kidnapped from a tropical island, a giant larva (and soon-to-be moth) travels to Japan to rescue them.
Mohei is a wandering samurai, lost in grief and despair after his family is wiped out. He arrives in the city of Osaka, where the Toyotomi clan accepts him and comes to depend upon his courage and his battlefield skills. Those skills are sorely tested when Osaka Castle is besieged by an opposing army.
During Japan''s 17th century Feudal Period, a clerk and a merchant''s wife, illicit lovers, try to flee the Shoguns and find freedom to express their love.
The children of a deposed governor in medieval Japan fight to reunite their family.
An aging couple visits their children in Tokyo only to find heartache and rejection.
A widow fights to keep her family together.
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