Tag Archives: Japan
A high school baseball team had to quit before the final because of the fact that one player was envolved in a student pregnancy and abortion. After twenty eight years, the daughter of the dismissed player found the old players of the team and persuaded them to play the baseball again.
Red Room: The Forbidden King Game (1999) Daisuke Yamanouchi, Hiroshi Kitasenju, Sheena Nagamori, Mayumi Ookawa, Horror, Thriller, Exploitation
How low would you go to win a million dollars? Just how desperate are you for the cash? Desperate enough to enter the Red Room? In this latest and most vicious game show to emerge from the Japanese underground, four contestants (a husband and wife on the edge of divorce, and two sisters) are locked in the Red Room to draw cards in the “king game.”
Fires on the Plain / Nobi (1959) Kon Ichikawa, Eiji Funakoshi, Mantarô Ushio, Yoshihiro Hamaguchi, Drama, War
Esupai / E.S.P.Y. (1974) Jun Fukuda, Hiroshi Fujioka, Kaoru Yumi, Masao Kusakari, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Hasami otoko / The Man Behind The Scissors (2005) Toshiharu Ikeda, Etsushi Toyokawa, Kumiko Asô, Hiroshi Abe, Crime, Thriller
Akumu Tantei 2 / Nightmare Detective 2 (2008) Shin’ya Tsukamoto, Ryûhei Matsuda, Yui Miura, Hanae Kan, Drama, Horror
Yukie and two of her girlfriends are being haunted by the ghost of a classmate, they once heavily bullied. When the other two die under mysterious circumstances, Yukie sees only one chance for herself. With the help of the Nightmare Detective (Ryuhei Matsuda) she hopes to escape her hopeless situation.
Samurai From Somewhere / Zoku Dojo Yaburi: Mondo Muyo (1964) Yasushi Kikuchi, Kôki Matsuno, Isamu Nagato, Tetsurô Tanba, Haruko Wanibuchi, Drama
Ôgon no inu / The Golden Dog (1979) Shigeyuki Yamane, Kôji Tsuruta, Yôko Shimada, Isao Natsuyagi, Drama
Head of Arms Department in the Ministry of Industry and Trade Yukichi Nagayama was caught up in corruption scandal. He puts secret documents onto microfilm and attaches it to the collar of hunting dog Goro…
Sanma no aji / An Autumn Afternoon (1962) Yasujirô Ozu, Chishû Ryû, Shima Iwashita, Keiji Sada, Drama
In the early 60’s in Tokyo, the widower Hirayama is a former captain from the Japanese navy that works as a manager of a factory and lives with his twenty-four year-old daughter Michiko and his son Kazuo in his house.