Tag Archives: japanese
Yotamono to komachimusume / Lumberjack and Lady (1935) Hiromasa Nomura, Shozaburo Abe, Akio Isono, Sôjin Kamiyama, Comedy
A Japanese comedy from the end of the silent era (it has music) from a popular series. A feud, a practical joke and romance are the set up for some great comedy and drama from a team of distinctive appearance who are exploiting their silent cinema styles to the full.
Kaette kita yopparai / Three Resurrected Drunkards (1968) Nagisa Ôshima, Kazuhiko Kato, Osamu Kitayama, Norihiko Hashida, Action, Comedy
Kagi-dorobô no mesoddo / Key of Life (2012) Kenji Uchida, Masato Sakai, Teruyuki Kagawa, Ryôko Hirosue, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Amaya / Hong Kong Confidential (2010) Maris Martinsons, Kaori Momoi, Andrius Mamontovas, Dan Lau, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Bôhachi bushidô: Poruno jidaigeki / Boachi Bushido: Code of the Forgotten Eight (1973) Teruo Ishii, Tetsurô Tamba, Gorô Ibuki, Tatsuo Endô, Action, Drama, Thriller, Erotic
Japanese cult movie guru Teruo Ishii directs this deranged, over-the-top adaptation from the original manga by Kazuo Koike about a privileged samurai gang in charge of recruiting women for prostitution in old Edo’s pleasure quarter.