Tag Archives: japanese
Nippon konchuki / The Insect Woman (1963) Shôhei Imamura, Emiko Aizawa, Setsuko Amamiya, Tomio Aoki, Drama
Sleepy Eyes of Death 10: Hell Is a Woman (1968) Tokuzô Tanaka, Raizô Ichikawa, Miwa Takada, Yaeko Mizutani, Drama
Two devious retainers are competing to take control of a fief when the current Lord dies, but involving Kyoshiro in the conflict against his will is the textbook example of a bad idea – especially when the collateral damage starts to tick him off.
Ninjô kami fûsen / Humanity and Paper Balloons (1937) Sadao Yamanaka, Chôjûrô Kawarasaki, Kan’emon Nakamura, Tsuruzô Nakamura, Drama
Cha no aji / The Taste of Tea (2004) Katsuhito Ishii, Maya Banno, Takahiro Satô, Tadanobu Asano, Comedy, Fantasy
A spell of time in the life of a family living in rural Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Though her husband is busy working at an office, Yoshiko is not an ordinary housewife, instead working on an animated film project at home.
Sleepy Eyes of Death 9: Trail of Traps (1967) Kazuo Ikehiro, Raizô Ichikawa, Nobuo Kaneko, Toshio Kimura, Action, Drama
Nogiku no gotoki kimi nariki / She Was Like a Wild Chrysanthemum (1955) Keisuke Kinoshita, Noriko Arita, Chishû Ryû, Haruko Sugimura, Drama, Romance
An old man, being rowed along a river, sees a field of daisies (or Wild Chrysanthemums, as they are described in the title, or starworts, as they are referred to in the subtitles), and thinks back to when he was fifteen.