Based on a traditional Japanese ghost story, the movie follows a man who falls deeply in love with a mysterious woman, only to find she belongs to the world of the dead. Continue reading
Reiko Ike stars as Ocho, a gambler and pickpocket in Meiji Era Tokyo. After sheltering a fleeing anarchist, Ocho runs into the three gangsters responsible for her father’s murder, and runs afoul of various yakuza who want her dead. A European spy, played by Christina Lindberg, arrives on the scene and complicates matters. Continue reading
During Japan’s feudal era, Mitsuhide Akechi worked to foil Nobunaga Oda’s ambition for the unification of the entire country. To this end, Akechi had his eyes set on many of Oda’s vassals, including leyasu Tokugawa. To protect Tokugawa’s life, the kunoichi Kaede is sent to keep an eye on him as he travels through the mountains of Igo. Hiding in plain sight as a boxwood inn, she discovers that a skilled killer and his crew are already gathering in the area. Will a single lady ninja be able to complete her mission in the face of so many armed and dangerous men?
A Japanese schoolgirl witnesses the suicide of her close friend and the indifference of her classmates to the bloody spectacle. Continue reading
Junko Miyashita plays an office lady that’s having an affair with the boss. He says he’ll never leave his wife. She plots to kidnap his daughter for big money. Continue reading
Natsuko is a woman of 20 who feels entrapped in her long-running relationship with another man—she wants out of a “nowhere” life and into something better. To that end, she hooks up with a photographer and poses for him in the nude—if only to break away from her restricted existence for awhile. Continue reading
Noted filmmaker Kaneto Shindo directs this erotic drama adapted from the autobiographical book by renowned writer Nagai Kafu. Kafu, a noted rake and whoremonger, became one of Japan’s more celebrated literary figures by documenting fleeting pleasures and subtle human interactions as he frequented Ginza cafes and Yoshiwara brothels.
University student Nohara has a boy friend Akito. Akito travels aboard with his friends leaving Nohara who doesn’t know how to swim. To surprise his boy friend, Nohara decides to attend swimming classes. Eventually, she has a secret affair with the guy in the swimming class… Erika loves her step-brother but this brother has no feeling about her. She has unspeakable passion towards him. She follows him into the bathroom after the swimming class. Continue reading
D house in Osaka buckwheat boss bizarre suicide. Police determined to be a suicide, but Detective Kogoro Akechi and his wife thought that the text on behalf of the homicide, which began its own investigation. Both good and bad becomes clearer. Endless lust storm. The truth really is? Continue reading