Titles You Haven't Rated (24)
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After learning he has only one day to live, a young man enters into a Faustian pact, bartering his most treasured possessions for more time on earth. (scmp.com)
A man strives against all odds to find a way to grow apples without the use of chemicals or fertilizer. Impossible, he is told. And it seems so, for a long while.... The lessons imparted are certainly vital in this age of industrial agriculture, in the face of the need to eliminate fossil fuels from all aspects of our lives, including how we feed ourselves.
Based on the award-winning novel of the same name, this boldly erotic yet movingly tender portrait of a group of vulnerable, variously wounded people -- a depressed housewife, her high-school-aged lover, and his best friend, who is struggling to provide for himself and his senile grandmother -- whose intersecting lives yield both sorrow and a fragile, yet enduring, hope for a brighter future. (tiff.net)
A prison officer hands in his resignation after his wife's death, to drive to the port where she wants her ashes scattered at sea. (imdb)
Takahashi Rumiko's Theatre (2012) - TV Mini-Series
Middle-aged salaryman Yoshimoto Hajime (Kohinata Fumiyo) was a workaholic who left all household matters including child-rearing to his wife, Tamayo (Harada Mieko), the two of them hardly ever spoke as a result of some incident. Then, one day, Yoshimoto suddenly collapsed while dancing bare chested at a company party and passed away. Worried about the family he has left behind, his ghost appears at his own wake. (mydramalist.com)
Top model Lilico undergoes multiple cosmetic surgeries to her entire body. She's looked upon as an icon for beauty. As her multiple surgeries begins to take its toll, Lilico makes the lives of those around her miserable as she tries to deal with career and personal problems. (AsianWiki)
A rookie primary school teacher suggests his students that they raise a pig and eat it as a way to teach the real connection between life and food..The students name their piglet P-Chan and learn to overcome the problems they face when taking care of it. After a year of love and devotion showered on P-Chan, it has grown big. The deadline of the project is drawing near. They have to decide the fate of P-Chan. Will they follow the initial objective of this project or... (moviexclusive.com)
A biological weapon is smuggled aboard a high tech battleship named Aegis. Militants are determined to unleash it on Japan. But a brave Chief Petty Officer has other ideas. He and an undercover agent attempt to stop them. (imdb)
Former police officer Kaji killed his wife with Alzheimer disease and reported himself to the police, but he never tells the truth about where he spent two days between those incidents. Those around him, originally starting with their own agenda, eventually become sympathetic to him and the truth eventually is revealed. (hogacentral.com)
Masako, Yoshie, Kuniko and Yayoi, each with their own set of family problems, work the night shift together at a lunch box factory. One day, fighting back against her abusive husband, Yayoi ends up strangling him to death. Masako agrees to help her dispose of the corpse. She gets the idea to cut the body into small pieces, and enlists Yoshie and Kuniko to help out...
Sataka attempts to re-unite her mother, who is hospitalized with cancer, and her mother's first love, who is now a vagrant. (Yahoo)
Ihei Misawa and his wife Tayo, stranded by rains at a country inn, bring a great deal of happiness to the other residents of the inn by means of Ihei's generosity and good spirit. Ihei is a masterless samurai and fencing expert. Ihei comes to the attention of Lord Shigeaki, who hires him as fencing instructor for Lord Shigeaki's men. But Ihei's expertise causes friction and jealousy in Shigeaki's castle and his future there comes into doubt. (imdb)
Disturbing child abuse memories come back on a quest for Taiwanese father's grave. (imdb)
Pastoral Japan serves as the backdrop for this delightful film based on the autobiography of children's book illustrator Seizo Tashima and his twin brother, Yukihiko. Set shortly after World War II, the movie chronicles the pair's exploits as 8-year-olds (played by Keigo and Shogo Matsuyama). With an undercurrent of growing pains, the twins do what boys typically do: skinny-dip, go angling and cause mischief as they explore the world around them. (Netflix)
Five short stories, each covering the same time, the genres of the horror and the comedy.
Tetsuo is a young man living in Tokyo, who falls in love with a deaf-mute factory girl. (imdb)
A collection of tales based upon the dreams of Kurosawa.
Hama-chan takes more paid holidays than anyone else at work, but is friends with the company's president, whom he calls Su-san. Su-san's doctor, concerned for the president's health, suggests that he retire. Su-san becomes depressed, goes fishing and collapses on the beach, but Hama-chan come to his rescue.
An ancient evil threatens to destroy modern-day Tokyo in this supernatural chiller based on Hiroshi Aramata's novel and featuring conceptual designs by H.R. Giger. A thousand years have passed since madman Masakado was sentenced to death for crimes against humanity, though the lingering influence of his blackened soul has haunted Tokyo ever since... (allmovie.com)
An elderly lord abdicates to his three sons, and the two corrupt ones turn against him. (imdb)
A survival thriller where people battle the elements and each other while trying survive (The Movie Database)
A pregnant couple is killed by their disgraced family, the daughter is born after her mother's death thanks to supernatural forces and years later comes back accompanied with vengeful spirits to grapple with the evil family members.
The story of a a young man who has endured an enormous amount of disappointment and frustration at the hands of his parents, despite their apparent love for him. Though they prevented him from going far with his schooling, they have set him up with a business (a snack bar) of his own. However, when they forbid him to have a serious affair with a girl who works for him, he goes somewhat berserk and knifes his father to death.