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    Erosu purasu gyakusatsu (rongu bājon) = Eros+massacre (version longue)
    エロス プラス 虐殺 (ロング・バージョン) = Eros+massacre (version longue) | Eros+massacre (version longue) | Erosu + gyakusatsu (rongu bājon) Catalog Record Only
    Film version of an incident that took place between the anarchist Ōsugi Sakae and three women around 1915-1916. The women were Hori Yasuko, Ōsugi's wife, and feminists Itō Noe, and Kamichika Ichiko. Ōsugi became romantically involved with Itō and Kamichika while still married to his wife. He used a philosophical argument to justify this relationship, but the three women did not accept it. Hori ...
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Reincarnation / Catalog Record Only Thirty-five years after the slaughter, a film director returns to the scene of a mass murder to recreate the gruesome killings on film. As he and his crew step into the now abandoned hotel, the cast members begin to see creepy visions and nightmares. When shooting commences, the cast members begin to suffer very familiar fates-- the exact fate they are to act out ...
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Hakai ; Ojōsan kanpai!
    破戒 ; お嬢さん乾杯! | Ojōsan kanpai! | Apostasy | Here's to the girls Catalog Record Only
    1st film is an adaptation of T. Shimazaki's "Hakai" which depict Buraku people's feelings. 2nd work is urbanized comedy between a young woman who brought up in a good family and unrespectable, lowly man.
    • Contributor: Kinoshita, Keisuke - Hisaita, Eijir - Shindō, Kaneto - Ikebe, Ry - Katsuragi, Yoko - Takizawa, Osamu - Uno, Jūkichi - Sano, Shūji - Hara, Setsuko - Kusuda, Hiroshi - Kinoshita, Chūji - Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Chijō
    地上 / Catalog Record Only
    Based on the novel: Chijō / by Shimada Seijirō. Originally released as a motion picture in 1957. DVD (region 2); screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby digital; color.
    • Contributor: Yoshimura, Kōzabur - Kawaguchi, Hiroshi - Nozoe, Hitomi
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Hatsukoi--jigoku hen /
    Nanami, the inferno of first love | Inferno of first love | Nanami, first love | First love--the book of hell | Hatsukoi : jigokuhen. | Hat Sukoi : jigoku-hen | Wartime love Catalog Record Only
    Nanami, who works as a nude model, and Shun, a 17-year-old who was abandoned by his mother and sexually abused by his foster father, try to consummate their love. Shun, however, is too shy and inexperienced to go through with it, and instead tells Nanami about his life. Later, while playing with a little girl in the park, he is accused of being a ...
    • Contributor: Hani, Susumu - Terayama, Shūji - Takemitsu, Tōru - Yashiro, Akio - Art Theatre Guild - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1968
  • Film, Video
    Bijo to kairyū : kabuki jūhachiban Narukami
    美女と怪龍 : 歌舞伎十八番鳴神 / Catalog Record Only
    Originally released as a motion picture in 1955. DVD (region 2); screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby digital; color.
    • Contributor: Yoshimura, Kōzabur - Shindō, Kaneto - Azuma, Chiyonosuke - Otowa, Nobuko
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Haha
    Catalog Record Only
    The film focuses on the mother's love, greatest love of all. Tamiko devote her attention on her only son Toshio who has a cerebral tumor. He needs a surgical operation to save his eye sight. The film depict Tamiko's struggle for saving her son.
    • Contributor: Shindō, Kaneto - Otowa, Nobuko - Sugimura, Haruko - Tonoyama, Taiji - Takahashi, Kōji - Kuroda, Kiyomi - Hayashi, Hikaru - Kindai Eiga Kyōkai - Asumikku Ēsu Entateinmento Kabushiki Kaisha
    • Date: 2001
  • Film, Video
    Akunin
    Villain Catalog Record Only
    The murder of a young woman opens a window into the ugliness and villainy of modern society, when a typical criminal investigation drama turns into an examination of the ripple effect that one heinous act can have on others.
    • Contributor: Lee, Sang-Il - Kawamura, Genki - Yoshida, Shūichi - Tsumabuki, Satoshi - Fukatsu, Eri - Okada, Masaki - Mitsushima, Hikari - Emoto, Akira - Kiki, Kirin - Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha - Dents - Asahi Shinbun Shuppan - Sony Music Entertainment, Inc - Horipro Inc - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Manji : Masumura Yasuzō kantoku sakuhin
    卍 : 増村保造監督作品 / Catalog Record Only
    A dutiful, unhappy lawyer's wife falls in love with a young, mysterious woman she encounters at an art class. Soon their affair involves her husband and the young woman's impotent lover and together the four slowly descend into web of desire, deceit, blackmail, blood oaths and suicide pacts.
    • Contributor: Masumura, Yasuz - Shindō, Kaneto - Wakao, Ayako
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Akai tenshi
    赤い天使 / Catalog Record Only
    Set in 1939 during the Japanese siege of China--a cataclysmic eight-year massacre mission in which at least 23 million Chinese died--Red Angel tells the story of Nurse Nishi, as she is introduced to maniacal, primitive combat medicine and its human fallout. At her first posting, Nishi is raped by recovering soldiers, but her complaints to the head nurse fall on deaf ears. Stationed next ...
    • Contributor: Masumura, Yasuz - Kasahara, Ryōz - Wakao, Ayako
    • Date: 2012
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    Anjōke no butōkai
    安城家の舞踏會 / Catalog Record Only
    Originally released as a motion picture in 1947. DVD (region 2); screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby digital; mono.
    • Contributor: Yoshimura, Kōzabur - Hara, Setsuko
    • Date: 2013
  • Film, Video
    Human condition.
    Ningen no joken, pt. 1 Catalog Record Only
    PA320-350 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Shochiku Company, Ltd. DCR 1958; PUB 15Jan59; REG 18Dec86; PA320-350. In Japanese with English subtitles. From the novel by Jumpei Gomikawa. Photography, Yoshio Miyajima ; music, Chuji Kinoshita. Name of producer (Shigen Wakatsuki) on copyright record is incorrect; correct name of producer, production company and Japanese distributor supplied by Zoran Sinobad, M/B/RS reference librarian. Sources used: copyright data sheet; ...
    • Contributor: Gomikawa, Junpei - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1959
  • Film, Video
    Ghost in the shell 2 : innocence /
    Innocence Catalog Record Only
    Cyborg detective Batou tries to unravel the reasons for a murderous robot revolt in the year 2032. There are no easy answers in a world where the line between humans and machines has been blurred almost beyond distinction.
    • Date: 2004
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    Seven samurai / Catalog Record Only In 16th century Japan, a group of seven samurai warriors save a little village from annihilation at the hands of a group of bandits.
    • Date: 1988
  • Film, Video
    Tatchi /
    Touch Catalog Record Only
    Uesugi Kazuya and Tatsuya are twin brothers. Kazuya, the younger brother, is the ace of Meisei High School, while Tatsuya, who also has the same, or more, ability as an athlete, plays boxing. Kazuya pitches to win the highschool baseball tournament and to win the heart of Asakura Minami, the twin brothers' childhood friend. However, Minami loves Tatsuya and Tatsuya, who knows that Kazuya ...
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Ōsaka no yado
    大阪の宿 Catalog Record Only
    Main cast, Mita was working for an insurance company in Tōkyō, is demoted to its Ōsaka branch after fighting with his supervisor. The films describes the life of the common people in Ōsaka as seen through Mita's eyes.
    • Contributor: Gosho, Heinosuke - Minakami, Takitar - Kubota, Mantar - Yasumi, Toshio - Matsuyama, So - Akutagawa, Yasushi - Sano, Shūji - Otowa, Nobuko - Mito, Mitsuko - Hidari, Sachiko - Anzai, Kyōko - Shintōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Irezumi : Masumura Yasuzō kantoku sakuhin
    刺青 : 増村保造監督作品 / | Shisei Catalog Record Only
    A beautiful young woman is abducted into geisha work and forcibly tattooed with the image of a fearsome spider. Hell-bent on avenging herself on every man who makes a play for her, she takes advantage of her situation to wreak bloody vengeance. -- From container.
    • Contributor: Masumura, Yasuz - Shindō, Kaneto - Wakao, Ayako
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Daini no sei : sekkusu chekku
    第二の性 : セックス・チェック / Catalog Record Only
    Miyagi, a former sprinter, discovered Hiroko as a potential Olympic sprinter. He began training her, but a medical examination revealed that she had both male and female sexual organs. Miyagi decided to develop her as a female athlete. She worked hard but was unable to qualify for the Olympics.
    • Contributor: Masumura, Yasuz - Ōkusu, Michiyo - Ogata, Ken
    • Date: 2006
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    A-ge-man / Catalog Record Only PA472-113 U.S. Copyright Office Minor change version: [English language subtitled version]. -- United States : [s.n.], 1990. Copyright for minor change version: Itami Films, Inc. DCR 1990; PUB 7May90; REG 14Jun90; PA472-113. Main title lacking. Title taken from leader. Variety, 10/29/90 lists title as A-ge-man: tales of a golden Geisha; International film guide, 1991, p. 242 lists title as Ageman. Original release year from ...
    • Date: 1990
  • Film, Video
    Life : tengoku de kimi ni aetara /
    Life, tears in heaven | Tears in heaven | Tengoku de kimi ni aetara Catalog Record Only
    Follows the life of Natsuki Iijima, a windsurfer from Japan, as he battles and ultimately loses his life to liver cancer. The first and only windsurfer to compete for 8 consecutive years in the World Cup Competition, Natsuki's diagnosis overwhelms him with fear and panic. Despite this set back, with the love and devotion of his wife Hiroko and four children, he decides to ...
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Moho han /
    Mohou han | Copycat killer Catalog Record Only
    An intelligent serial killer strings along police and the media while committing a series of brutal murders. Torturing his victims before killing them in numerous horrific ways, the fearless killer presses his luck with authorities while using the media to announce his evil intentions.
    • Date: 2002
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    The blind swordsman / Catalog Record Only A classic samurai epic that tells of a blind assassin desperately struggling to adhere to the strict code of the samurai.
    • Date: 2004
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    Biruma no tategoto = Ba māʹ conʻʺ = Harp of Burma = The Burmese harp / Catalog Record Only PA240-429 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Nikkatsu Corporation. DCR 1957; PUB 12Feb57; REG 15Nov84; PA240-429. Minor change version: [English-language subtitled version] / United States : Janus Films. Although the minor change version is titled Harp of Burma on screen, per 1977 and other editions of catalogs of Janus Films, Selections from the classic collection, the title is The Burmese harp. The proper translation of Biruma ...
    • Date: 1957
  • Film, Video
    Senbazuru
    千羽鶴 / Catalog Record Only
    Based on the story by Kawabata Yasunari. Originally released in 1969 as a motion picture. DVD (region 2); widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby digital; color.
    • Contributor: Masumura, Yasuz - Wakao, Ayako - Kyo, Machiko
    • Date: 2015
  • Film, Video
    Seven samurai / Catalog Record Only In 16th century Japan, a group of seven samurai warriors save a little village from annihilation at the hands of a group of bandits.
    • Contributor: Kurosawa, Akira - Hashimoto, Shinobu - Oguni, Hideo - Shimura, Takashi - Mifune, Toshir - Inaba, Yoshio - Miyaguchi, Seiji - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1983