When he finds himself in an Hokkaido prison for a minor firearms possession offence, it doesn't take long for Hanawa (Tsutomu Yamazaki) to surrender utterly t..
A young ad executive's life has been turned upside down when a vicious client ruins his three billion yen project. Through his chance meeting with the disgrun..
In Somai's final film, an alcoholic civil servant wakes up under a cherry tree in Tokyo next to a bar hostess with whom he's impulsively made a suicide pact. ..
Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog
As a Labrador puppy, Quill is sent to live with a couple, Isamu and Mitsuko Nii, who work as volunteers, training guide dogs (seeing eye dogs). When he grows ..
A Japanese actress begins having strange visions and experiences after landing a role in a horror film about a real-life murder spree that took place over for..
Shinobi: Heart Under Blade
Even though Gennosuke and Oboro are from rival ninja villages, they are secretly in love. At an annual conference with the Lord, it is dictated that a competi..
A foreign spy using the Sorge alias is assigned to Tokyo the capital of Japan just prior to the outbreak of World War II and in the midst of the Japanese impe..
The Choice of Hercules
When radicals from Japan's Red Army took a woman hostage in the resort town of Karuizawa, Nagano in 1972, Officer Atsuyuki Sassa was put in charge of diffusin..
An epic set in post-WWII Japan and centered on an American former G.I. who joins the yakuza.
Thirty Lies or So
Takarada, a member of a group of swindlers which has reunited to pull off a big caper involving down comforters, shoddy encyclopedias, and a panda suit. Howev..
What the Snow Brings
Following a tip, Manabu Yazaki loses his last money betting on the older "banba" horse "Unryu" (jockied by Makie, a legendary jockey's daughter) in a draft-ho..