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  • Film, Video

    Arashigaoka = Onimaru Catalog Record Only

    Great tragidy based on Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights. The story of Onimaru's (Heathclif's) love, hate, and vengeance sets in a isolated house called Yamabe-family house (Wuthering Heights) in the harsh mountain in Japan at the Kamakura period, turn of the 18th century.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    Akitsu Onsen = La Source thermale d'Akitsu Catalog Record Only

    In the summer of 1945 at the Akitsu Hot Spring in Okayama Prefecture, a young man named Kawamoto attempts suicide because he is depressed with the state of world affairs and his own worsening tuberculosis. He is rescued by Shinko, the daughter of the family that runs the resort. When Japan's defeat in the war is announced, Shinko breaks down and Kawamoto is moved ...

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Ōsaka monogatari Greed / Catalog Record Only

    Alternate English title: Tale of Ōsaka. Polly Matthews notes that "Yoshimura took over the direction of Ōsaka monogatari after Mizoguchi's death and the film suffers from the change. The destruction of the family by the father's greed for money is a quickly drawn sketch that could have been more developed. The comic scenes come off the best in Yoshimura's 39th film." Original format: ? ...

    • Contributor: Nagata, Masaichi - Yoshimura, Kōzabur - Yoda, Yoshikata - Mizoguchi, Kenji - Sugiyama, Kōhei - Mizutani, Hiroshi - Ifukube, Akira - Kaibara, Yukio
    • Date: 1957
  • Film, Video

    Madamu to nyōbo. Shunkin shō : Okoto to Sasuke Catalog Record Only

    Madamu to nyōbo: Comedy about the distractions experienced by a middle-class couple in their new home. Okoto to Sasuke: The strange and devoted love affair between the brilliant lady musician Okoto, who is blind, and her disciple and servant Sasuke.

    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video

    Kuchizuke : Masumura Yasuzō kantoku sakuhin Catalog Record Only

    A young boy and girl - a bakery delivery boy and an artist's model - meet while visiting their respective fathers in prison.

    • Contributor: Masumura, Yasuz - Nozoe, Hitomi
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    Saraba natsu no hikari : Adieu, lumière d'été Catalog Record Only

    A young man has been very moved by a drawing of a cathedral that he saw in a Nagasaki museum. He thinks the cathedral must be somewhere in Europe and goes there one summer to search for it. Near the beginning of his trip, he meets a woman in Lisbon who is buying furniture and handicrafts and they spend the summer wandering through Portugal, ...

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    2046 / Catalog Record Only

    A young man, who has tried to forget his lost love by meeting different young women, starts to write a novel about a young man falling in love with a machine-made young woman on the number 2046 train.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    Irezumi : Masumura Yasuzō kantoku sakuhin 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

    Lust, caution / Catalog Record Only

    Set against the backdrop of Japanese occupied Shanghai in 1942, a young woman finds herself swept up in a radical plot to assassinate a ruthless and secretive intelligence agent. As she immerses herself in her role as a cosmopolitan seductress, she becomes entangled in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue, love and betrayal.

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    Fukushūsuru wa ware ni ari = Vengeance is mine / Catalog Record Only

    Based on one of the most sensational true crime stories in modern Japanese history, this startlingly violent drama recounts, in a dispassionate style, the story of a self-styled "King of the criminals." A young man from a seemingly ordinary middle-class background begins his criminal career through a number of petty graft schemes. In the mid-sixties, however, he commits a series of murders that make ...

    • Date: 1979
  • Film, Video

    Juhyô no yoromeki = Amours dans la neige Catalog Record Only

    Yuriko, owner of a beauty salon in Sapporo, takes a trip with her lover. When they enjoy themselves in the cold and the snow, Yuriko tells him that she has come with the intention to break up with him. Convinced that there is another man, he decides to kill her at lake Shikotsuko. But Yuriko tells him that she's pregnant.

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Konki Catalog Record Only

    Three sisters, one divorced and the others single, are all looking for happiness in marriage. Their brother who is married looks for happiness outside of marriage.

    • Contributor: Yoshimura, Kōzabur - Kyo, Machiko - Wakao, Ayako - Nozoe, Hitomi
    • Date: 2015
  • Film, Video

    Akai tenshi 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
  • Film, Video

    Densha otoko / Catalog Record Only

    A computer geek develops a crush on a young woman after he rescues her from a drunken businessman on a train. Socially awkward, "Train man" seeks the advice of his chat room buddies.

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Kaigenrei = Coup d'état Catalog Record Only

    A young terrorist, Heigo Asahi, stabbed Zenjiro Yasuda to death in 1921 and killed himself. Heigo's personal mementos were sent to Ikki Kita, a revolutionary thinker. His book criticized the Japanese emperor system and encouraged revolutionary activity. This book had a profound impact on young people who sorrowed of the situation in Japan. A group of young army officers attempted a coup on February ...

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Echizen takeningyō Catalog Record Only

    A young man falls in love with his father's lover, pays to free her from the geisha life and marries her, only to find that she is too much like his mother to be sexually attractive to him.

    • Contributor: Minakami, Tsutomu - Nagata, Masaichi - Kasahara, Ryōz - Yoshimura, Kōzabur - Wakao, Ayako - Yamashita, Junichir - Nakamura, Tamao - Nakamura, Ganjir - Nishimura, K - Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha - Kadokawa Eiga Kabushiki Kaisha
    • Date: 2004