Japanese cinema

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Filmmakers

Yasujirō Ozu

The Life of Yasujirō Ozu Ozu is among the best directors ever. He was born in the Fukagawa district of Tokyo, the second child of

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Drama

Gate of Hell

The Gate of Hell and the Jidaigeki Genre Gate of hell (original title Jigokumon) is a 1953 Japanese film of the jidaigeki genre. Jidaigeki is

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Movies to Watch

A Page of Madness

The school of new perceptions  A Page of Madness is a Japanese silent film of 1926 directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa. For over 45 years the

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Drama

Tokyo Story

An elderly couple comes to town to visit their grandchildren and children. Their children are hectic and the elderly are a problem for their daily

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Drama

Early Summer

Early Summer: The Story Noriko, a Tokyo secretary who resides in Kamakura, lives with her large extended family, which includes her mothers and his dads

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