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Branded to Kill
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directed by Seijun Suzuki, 1923-; produced by Iwai Kaneo, Nikkatsu Film Company; performed by Jô Shishido, 1933-, Kôji Nanbara, 1927-2001 and Isao Tamagawa, 1922-2004 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1967), 1 hour 31 mins,
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When Japanese New Wave bad boy Seijun Suzuki delivered this brutal, hilarious, and visually inspired masterpiece to the executives at his studio, he was promptly fired. Branded to Kill tells the ecstatically bent story of a yakuza assassin with a fetish for sniffing steamed rice (the chipmunk-cheeked superstar Joe...
directed by Seijun Suzuki, 1923-; produced by Iwai Kaneo, Nikkatsu Film Company; performed by Jô Shishido, 1933-, Kôji Nanbara, 1927-2001 and Isao Tamagawa, 1922-2004 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1967), 1 hour 31 mins,
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The Day the Sun Fell
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directed by Aya Domenig, 1972-; produced by Tanja Meding, fl. 1999 and Mirjam von Arx, fl. 2003, Ican Films (Berlin, Berlin State: Magnetfilm, 2015), 53 mins
Swiss-Japanese filmmaker Aya Domenig, the granddaughter of a doctor on duty for the Red Cross during the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, approaches the experience of her deceased grandfather by tracing the lives of a doctor and of former nurses who once shared the same experience. While gathering the memories an...
directed by Aya Domenig, 1972-; produced by Tanja Meding, fl. 1999 and Mirjam von Arx, fl. 2003, Ican Films (Berlin, Berlin State: Magnetfilm, 2015), 53 mins
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The Dragon Painter
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directed by William Worthington, 1872-1941; produced by Haworth Pictures Corporation; performed by Sessue Hayakawa, 1889-1973, Aoki Tsuru, 1892-1961 and Edward Peil, Sr., 1883-1958 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 2008), 54 mins,
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Remembered mostly for his magnificent performance as the Japanese officer in The Bridge over the River Kwai, few filmgoers realize that Sessue Hayakawa was one of the great stars of the silent cinema. In many films he played a dashing, romantic lead — a rarity for Asian actors in Hollywood, even today. Hayakawa...

directed by William Worthington, 1872-1941; produced by Haworth Pictures Corporation; performed by Sessue Hayakawa, 1889-1973, Aoki Tsuru, 1892-1961 and Edward Peil, Sr., 1883-1958 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 2008), 54 mins,
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Floating Weeds
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directed by Yasujirô Ozu, 1903-1963; produced by Nagata Masaichi, 1906-1985; performed by Haruko Sugimura, 1909-1997, Kyō Machiko, 1924- and Nakamura Ganjirô, 1902-1983 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1959), 1 hour 59 mins
In 1959, Yasujiro Ozu remade his 1934 silent classic A Story of Floating Weeds in color with the celebrated cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa (Rashomon, Ugetsu). Setting his later version in a seaside location, Ozu otherwise preserves the details of his elegantly simple plot wherein an aging actor returns to a small...
directed by Yasujirô Ozu, 1903-1963; produced by Nagata Masaichi, 1906-1985; performed by Haruko Sugimura, 1909-1997, Kyō Machiko, 1924- and Nakamura Ganjirô, 1902-1983 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1959), 1 hour 59 mins
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The Japanese Wife = JapaniBodhuj
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directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955- (Tanvir Mokammel, 2012), 1 hour 6 mins
Hariprobha Basu Mallik (1890-1972) of Dhaka married Japanese citizen Wemon Takeda and went to Japan in 1912. About her travel and experiences in Japan she wrote a book titled as 'Travel in Japan by a Bengalee Woman' (Bongo Mohilar Japan Jatra). Regarding travelogues on Japan the first book that comes into any Beng...
directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955- (Tanvir Mokammel, 2012), 1 hour 6 mins
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Jo Ha Kyu
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directed by Nguyen Thi Trinh, fl. 2007-2011 and Jamie Maxtone-Graham, fl. 1987-2010 (Hanoi, Hà So''n Bình: Hanoi Doc Lab Films, 2011), 12 mins
This documentary, directed by by Nguyen Thi Trinh and Jamie Maxtone-Graham, is about the Japanese concept of Jo Ha Kyu, or beginning, middle and end.
directed by Nguyen Thi Trinh, fl. 2007-2011 and Jamie Maxtone-Graham, fl. 1987-2010 (Hanoi, Hà So''n Bình: Hanoi Doc Lab Films, 2011), 12 mins
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A Letter From Hiroshima
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directed by Suwa Nobuhiro, 1960-; performed by Suwa Mashu, fl. 2002, Suwa Nobuhiro, 1960- and Kim Ho Jung, fl. 2002 (Japan: Mirovision, Inc.), 36 mins
Originally from Hiroshima, Suwa is an acclaimed Japanese director who has been honored at the Cannes Festival, among many other prestigious festivals. Suwa began his career directing television documentaries before entering the feature film world. His second film, Mother, received international attention and earne...
directed by Suwa Nobuhiro, 1960-; performed by Suwa Mashu, fl. 2002, Suwa Nobuhiro, 1960- and Kim Ho Jung, fl. 2002 (Japan: Mirovision, Inc.), 36 mins
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My collections
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directed by Koehi Ando, fl. 1969-1994 (Japan: Privately Published), 9 mins
Memory and reincarnation. The catalog and the anthology is an essential aspect of the art of Ando. His memories are assembled an oblique self-portrait. Ando explores his room and admits that he loves the goods correspond to an image of himself. He suggests that the objects once owned turn. They are associated with...
directed by Koehi Ando, fl. 1969-1994 (Japan: Privately Published), 9 mins
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My Friends In My Address Book
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directed by Koehi Ando, fl. 1969-1994 (Japan: Privately Published), 3 mins
A conceptual film in which Ando has assembled plans, and duration of his friends as they are listed in the address book. This is a gallery of happy friends of the filmmaker.
directed by Koehi Ando, fl. 1969-1994 (Japan: Privately Published), 3 mins
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No Regrets for our Youth
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directed by Akira Kurosawa, 1910-1999; produced by Matsuzaki Keiji, 1905-1974; performed by Kôno Akitake, fl. 1943-1973, Miyoshi Eiko, 1894-1963, Ôkôchi Denjirô, 1898-1962, Fujita Susumu, 1912-1991 and Hara Setsuko, 1920- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1946), 1 hour 51 mins
In Akira Kurosawa’s first film after the end of World War II, future beloved Ozu regular Setsuko Hara gives an astonishing performance as Yukie, the only female protagonist in Kurosawa’s body of work and one of his strongest heroes. Transforming herself from genteel bourgeois daughter to independent social act...
directed by Akira Kurosawa, 1910-1999; produced by Matsuzaki Keiji, 1905-1974; performed by Kôno Akitake, fl. 1943-1973, Miyoshi Eiko, 1894-1963, Ôkôchi Denjirô, 1898-1962, Fujita Susumu, 1912-1991 and Hara Setsuko, 1920- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1946), 1 hour 51 mins
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