Search Films, Videos

  • Film, Video
    Kuchizuke : Masumura Yasuzō kantoku sakuhin
    くちずけ : 増村保造監督作品 / 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
    Fukushūsuru wa ware ni ari = Vengeance is mine /
    Vengeance is mine | Fukusho suruwa ware ni ari | Fukushu suru wa ware ni ari | Shohei Imamura's 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
    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
    Hanran
    氾濫 / Catalog Record Only
    Original story by Itō Sei. Originally released as a motion picture in 1959. DVD (region 2); widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby digital; color.
    • Contributor: Masumura, Yasuz - Wakao, Ayako
    • Date: 2014
  • Film, Video
    Konki
    婚期 / 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
    Shutorumu unto doranku
    シュトルム・ウント・ドランクッ / Catalog Record Only
    Title from disc label. Originally released as a motion picture in 2014. Nakamura Emiko, Jitsunashi Satoru, Hirokawa Takashi, Yoshioka Mutsuo [and others]. Japanese with English subtitles. DVD; Dolby digital; NTSC; region 2; widescreen (16:9); stereo; MPEG-2. 中村榮美子, 寺十吾, 廣川毅, 吉岡睦雄 [and others].
    • Contributor: Yamada, Isao - Takano, Shinz - Nakamura, Emiko - Jitsunashi, Satoru - Hirokawa, Takeshi - Yoshioka, Mutsuo - Orusutakku Sofuto Hanbai
    • Date: 2014
  • Film, Video
    Arashigaoka = Onimaru
    嵐が丘 = Onimaru | 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
    秋津温泉 = La Source thermale d'Akitsu | 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
    Kaigenrei = Coup d'état
    戒厳令 = Coup d'état | 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
    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.
    • Contributor: Lee, Ang - Kong, Bill - Schamus, James - Wang, Huiling - Leung, Tony Chiu Wai - Wei, Tang - Chen, Joan - Zhang, Ailing - Focus Features - River Road Entertainment (Firm) - Yin Du Ji Gou You Xian Gong Si (Hong Kong, China) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Densha otoko /
    Train man 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
    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
  • Film, Video
    Yoru no kawa
    夜の河 / Catalog Record Only
    Modern well-born Kyoto woman discovers her limits in a male dominated world.
    • Contributor: Yoshimura, Kōzabur - Yamamoto, Fujiko
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Saraba natsu no hikari : Adieu, lumière d'été
    さらば夏の光 : Adieu, lumière d'été | 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
    Genji monogatari
    源氏物語 / Catalog Record Only
    Story of the life and loves of Prince Genji, a nobleman who lived during the Heian period and was famous for his accomplishments in poetry and music.
    • Contributor: Yoshimura, Kōzabur - Shindō, Kaneto - Hasegawa, Kazuo - Kogure, Michiyo - Kyō, Machiko
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video
    Jokyō = Omnibus
    女経 = Omnibus / | Omnibus Catalog Record Only
    Originally released as a motion picture in 1960. DVD (region 2); widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby digital; color. In Japanese.
    • Contributor: Masumura, Yasuz - Ichikawa, Kon - Yoshimura, Kōzabur - Wakao, Ayako - Yamamoto, Fujiko - Kyō, Machiko
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    2046 /
    Twenty forty-six 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
    Juhyô no yoromeki = Amours dans la neige
    樹氷のよろめき = Amours dans la neige | 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
    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
    Kōshoku ichidai otoko
    好色一代男 / Catalog Record Only
    Based on the novel: Kōshoku ichidai otoko / by Ihara Saikaku. Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961. DVD (region 2); widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby digital; color.
    • Contributor: Masumura, Yasuz - Ichikawa, Raiz - Wakao, Ayako
    • Date: 2013
  • 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
    Echizen takeningyō
    越前竹人形 / 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: Yoshimura, Kōzabur - Wakao, Ayako
    • Date: 2015
  • Film, Video
    Madamu to nyōbo. Shunkin shō : Okoto to Sasuke
    マダムと女房. 春琴抄 : お琴と佐助 | Shunkin shō : 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.
    • Contributor: Gosho, Heinosuke - Shimazu, Yasujir - Kitamura, Komatsu - Tanaka, Kinuyo - Takada, Kōkichi - Watanabe, Atsushi - Tanizaki, Jun'ichir - Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha
    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video
    Onna no saka
    女の坂 / Catalog Record Only
    Description from container. Originally produced as a motion picture in 1960. DVD (region 2); screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby digital; color.
    • Contributor: Yoshimura, Kōzabur - Shindō, Kaneto - Sada, Keiji
    • Date: 2012