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  Murakawa, a Tokyo-based yakuza enforcer, has grown tired of gangster life. He is sent by his boss to Okinawa, supposedly to mediate a dispute between their allies, the Nakamatsu Read More

The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi

  The film’s plot follows a traditional theme, with Zatoichi (a blind swordsman) coming to the defense of townspeople caught up in a local yakuza gang war and being forced Read More


  Go is a 2001 coming-of-age movie, directed by Isao Yukisada, based on Kazuki Kaneshiro’s novel of the same title, which tells the story of a Japanese-born North Korean teenager Read More


  In “Chaos,” Serreau opens a new front, directing a furious cross-cultural barrage at male abuse. The plot centers on Paul and Helene, two well-fixed Parisians who are en route Read More

The Closet

  Francois Pignon (Daniel Auteil) is a mousy, grey, drab accountant,working in a condom factory, who can’t even get in the company picture. He overhears, while in the bathroom from Read More

Reel Bad Arabs

  Reel Bad Arabs takes a devastating tour of the American cinematic landscape, moving from the earliest days of silent film to today’s biggest Hollywood blockbusters to reveal an astonishing Read More


  Spiderweb is a British short film directed by National Film and Television School graduate Paul Miller. It is a fairly faithful adaptation of “Death and the Compass”, a 1942 Read More

Princess Yang Kwei Fei

  In eighth-century China, the emperor (Masayuki Mori) mourns the loss of his wife. The opportunistic Yang family offers a distant cousin as a concubine in hopes of gaining influence Read More


  A straight young woman living in Tokyo becomes involved in the lives of a gay man and his married lover.  It is about a young woman fascinated by gay Read More

Good Morning

  A lighthearted take on director Yasujiro Ozu’s perennial theme of the challenges of inter­generational relationships, Good Morning tells the story of two young boys who stop speaking in protest after Read More