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When a married woman has an affair with a young musician, feudal Japanese law requires that both offenders pay with their lives. Read More »
Chikamatsus Love in Osaka (1959) Tomu Uchida, Kinnosuke Nakamura, Ineko Arima, Kinuyo Tanaka, Drama, Romance
The adopted son of an Osaka courier falls in love with a prostitute and, finding that she’s going to be bought by a customer, steals money from his employer to redeem her. Read More »
Ogin sama / Love Under the Crucifix (1962) Kinuyo Tanaka, Ineko Arima, Tatsuya Nakadai, Ganjirô Nakamura, Drama
The basic story in Love under the Crucifix is about Ogin, daughter of a tea master, who are both Christians in feudal Japan. Read More »
Set in a rural village in the Shinshu region, this melodrama about lovers of different social classes spans two generations: that of a mother, and her son. Read More »
A botanist woos the secretary of an industrialist whose company threatens the local water supply. Read More »
Zero no shôten / Zero Focus (1961) Yoshitarô Nomura, Yoshiko Kuga, Hizuru Takachiho, Ineko Arima, Crime, Drama, Mystery
After Teiko’s new husband disappears on a business trip, she discovers a pair of mysterious postcards hidden away in a book that may be clues to his fate.
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Kokuhakuteki joyûron / Confessions Among Actresses (1971) Yoshishige Yoshida, Mariko Okada, Ruriko Asaoka, Ineko Arima, Drama
In this intricately layered Japanese film, the nature of actresses and what they gain from acting is explored. The lives of three actresses are laid bare, and scenes from their lives are woven in and out of interviews with each of them. Each of them has experienced a traumatic event which contributes to their particular enjoyment of becoming someone else in dramatic roles.
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Two sisters live with their father. The younger sister is embroiled in an affair and becomes pregnant. The elder sister has run away from her husband and returned with her child to her parent’s home. Both sisters are astonished when their mother, long thought dead, turns up alive. The sisters are even more stunned when they learn what their mother’s life has been.
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