Movies & TV shows
Portrait of Chieko
Takamura, a poet and sculptor, marries a budding artist named Chieko who dreams of becoming an oil painter. When a series of hardships befall her family, she finds herself unable to confide in her hus...
Yutaro Kida, a worker at the Sasebo Naval Arsenal, volunteers for the navy but finds himself a cook's mate in the galley of a gunboat. But his dream is eventually realized when he is transferred to th...
The Scent of Incense
After her mother ran away, Tomoko was raised to be a geisha. One day, Tomoko's life gets in trouble when she meets her mother in a red-light district.
Muraki was released from prison after serving a sentence for murder. Saeko is a striking young upper-class woman who is out looking for thrills and her presence adds to the masculine underworld ritual...
The Night We Danced
Three sisters have a dance act.
Escape from Hell
This suspense drama set in the mid 1700's depicts the plan of the Tokugawa rulers to send a number of homeless men to a remote island Sado to perform forced labor. Living conditions on the island are ...
A Legend, or Was It?
A Tokyo family escaping the war relocates to a Hokkaido village and their daughter is set to marry the local leader's son, but her siblings disapprove.
Shichinin no keiji
Miyoko Sekiguchi, who works at a second-rate trading company, and car mechanic Koji Fukumoto are in love. A call girl's body was found in Toyamagahara the morning after Koji and Miyoko went out for a ...
Sing, Young People
A story about four best friends. One of them got an offer to be a movie star.
Japanese comedy film.
An investigation into a drug smuggler who is assassinated in front of an insurance building sets two detectives on a lengthy investigation through Tokyo's underworld.
A Flame at the Pier
Takashi Fujiki stars as a rebel in this drama about life on the Yokohama waterfront by New Wave director Masahiro Shinoda. The rebel works as an errand boy for a shipping company and vents his frustra...
There is a film about unrequited love and postwar disillusion. The story of the fatal attraction between a spineless intellectual and a strong woman has been told before.
The story of a young girl who moves to Tokyo.
Both fathers and sons are heavy drinkers. The son died in an accident at a bar. The satire focuses on why people drink alcohol.
Honno-Ji in Flames
The final work in a trilogy about the forced suicide of Oda Nobunaga at the temple Honnoji is the basis of the plot. Akechi Mitsuhide is believed to have caused Nobunaga's downfall. Samanosuke fought ...