Titles you haven't rated - Actor (11)
Kanako and Hideo has dated for the past 10 years. Kanako works at a bento factory and Hideo tries to find work as an actor. One day, Kanako is informed she is being fired from her job. Hideo freaks out when he learns that Kanako will be unemployed. He then tells her about a job opening at a professional wrestling organization. Although Kanako has zero interest in wrestling, Hideo is a huge wrestling fan.
High school student Azusa jumps off from the rooftop of a school building, but she survives. One month later, the school is taken over by group of people wearing bizarre masks. A pregnant teacher is imprisoned, while the head director of the school and male students disappear. Azusa then finds pieces of a puzzle in an envelope given to her by classmate Shigeo. The puzzle pieces holds the key to solve the case. Azusa chases after Shigeo and she sees something which is unimaginable. (imdb)
A yearly reunion of a dysfunctional family.
A two-part feature directed separately by Shimizu and his colleague Keisuke Toyoshima. Unrelated to each other, both have a common goal: to bring ghosts and aliens together in pure, referential and absurdistic delirium, including neo-Nazi specters, zombie yakuzas, and nasty aliens. (abandomoviez.net)
Working long hours in the emergency room, nurse Kana Aoshima befriends musician and frequent hospital patient Shogo Amami. Shogo's therapy visits for his muteness and blindness happen to ... (imdb)
37,000 Peasants perished in the Shimbara Revolt: among them, the leader of that uprising, Shiro Amakusa. Amakusa is resurrected from hell bent on revenging the death of his fellow comrades ... (imdb)
A Japanese drama about loneliness, the sensuality of a mature woman and coming to terms with oneself. (Pathfinder Pictures)
A pleasing, winning, funny and often poignant film centered around a threesome of magnificent performances from Takahashi, Tanabe and the highly versatile Kataoka. (Midnight Eye)
One day in the dark, actress Biwako (Nobuko Miyamoto) witnesses a murder. She becomes an unwitting witness of the crime and police asks her to be the lead witness in the trial. The gangs who sent the assassin sends their lawyer Nihonmatsu (Toru Emori) to bribe Biwako so she wouldn't take the stand. Biwako refuses, and the gangs are now out to kill Biwako before the trial. (imdb)
Tenderly played Japanese love triangle between a man, his girlfriend and a transvestite hooker. (imdb)
A young foot soldier in the yakuza seeks revenge when his prostitute girlfriend dies after a session with a high-ranking Japanese politician with a taste for torture. He sets out on a 'kamikaze' mission to kill his bosses and the politician; along the way, he acquires the aid of a taxi driver who has recently returned to Japan after living in South America for several decades and is struggling to cope with poverty and the prejudices of native-born Japanese. (imdb)