The story follows two greedy peasants in feudal Japan, Tahei and Matashichi Read More »
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Ikimono no kiroku / I Live in Fear (1955) Akira Kurosawa, Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Drama
Kiichi Nakajima, an elderly foundry owner, is so frightened and obsessed with the idea of nuclear extermination that his family decides to have him ruled incompetent. Read More »
Hana ichimonme / Gray Sunset (1985) Shunya Itô, Yukiyo Toake, Minoru Chiaki, Teruhiko Saigô, Yumiko Nogawa, Drama
Gray Sunset is a 1985 Japanese film directed by Shunya Ito. It was Japan’s submission to the 58th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee. It won the award for Best Film at the Japan Academy Prize ceremony. Grandfather Fuyukichi Takano, a former university professor, gets fired from his museum job when he is affected by Alzheimer’s disease, but his affliction serves to deepen family ties.
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