3 posts tagged with japanese by fleacircus.
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Movie: Sansho the Bailiff (1954)

In medieval Japan, a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression. Director Kenzo Mizoguchi's eighty-first movie. [more inside]
posted by fleacircus on Dec 19, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: Pale Flower

A gangster, fresh out of prison for a killing, tries to resume his work for the gang, but is drawn into a nihilistic romance with a gambling addict in this Cold War Japanese noir directed by Masahiro Shinoda. [more inside]
posted by fleacircus on Nov 6, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: Like Father, Like Son

Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. He learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth. He must make a life-changing decision and choose his true son or the boy he raised as his own. Winner of 2013 Cannes Jury Prize. [more inside]
posted by fleacircus on Sep 29, 2017 - 0 comments

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