Directed by: ITO Toshiaki Casts: Ganesh Man Lama, Sarmila Gurung, Jagat Rajthala
Film adaptation of beloved Nepalese author Parijat's masterpiece novel "Shirish ko Phool (The Blue Mimosa)." Director Ito Toshiaki spent four years working on this film, which features the renowned Nepalese actor Ganesh Man Lama in this follow-up to ...
Directed by: NAKAMURA Kentaro Casts: MORITA Toya, ONUKI Mayo, ENSO Kiyomi
Surreal and unique black comedy about the sorrows of a boy who grows up eating human flesh, based on Fukumitsu Shigeyuki's manga "Musume Aji". Nakamura Kentaro makes his feature film directorial debut with this remake of the short film Free Kitchen, ...
Directed by: SAKON Keitaro Casts: IKEMATSU Sosuke, SATO Mari, NAKAJIMA Hidekazu
Short drama produced as a Nihon University College of Art graduation film and screened at the Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival in 2014. Depicts a family's everyday existence and personal relationships from the son's perspective. Director ...
Directed by: IIZUKA Toshimitsu Casts: SHIMIZU Naoya, MURAKAMI Honoka, SERIZAWA Tateto
Author Iizuka Toshimitsu makes his feature length directorial debut in this adaptation of his screenplay which won the Best Screenplay award at the Isama Studio Cinema Festival. The film won the Entertainment Award at the 2014 Pia Film Festival Award...
Directed by: SHIODE Taishi Casts: SERIZAWA Tateto, KOBORI Yurie, OKADA Agasa
Death possesses a human and causes turmoil in this comedic fantasy. Writer and director, Shiode Taishi, makes his feature length directorial debut with this film which screened in the Japanese Cinema Splash section at the 26th Tokyo International Fil...
Directed by: KATAMOTO Ryo Casts: FUKUCHI Takamitshu, MIYAO Maiko, KINOSHITA Kiyohiro
Suspense film about a bizarre murder in a peaceful residential neighborhood. Osaka University of Arts graduate Katamoto Ryo makes his directorial debut. Preview screenings held in 2013 in Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe, with the Tokyo opening in 2015. The pr...
Directed by: ISHIHARA Takahiro Casts: SAKAGUCHI Taku, NISHINA Takashi, TABATA Tomoko
Friendship and family ties are intermingled with a bloody yakuza dispute in this gangland action film. The fate of three childhood friends who reunite after 25 years will be thrown into chaos by the criminal world. Ishihara Takahiro, who was highly p...
Directed by: DAI Yoshihiko Casts: ODAGIRI Joe, FUBUKI Jun, AOKI Munetaka
An offbeat work that combines live action and stop-motion animation via 3D. It depicts the fate of a man who takes on a job in the criminal underworld with a dual cast of actors and identical puppets. Winner of Best Live action International Feature ...
Directed by: TSUKIKAWA Sho Casts: Makita Sports, IKEMATSU Sosuke, SANO Shiro
Action comedy in which a troubled middle-aged company employee and a wayward youth deliver a getaway drama driven purely by instinct. Comedian-cum-actor Makita Sports and the young character actor Ikematsu Sosuke form an unusual pair. Ito (Makita) u...
Directed by: WATANABE Hirobumi Casts: SHIBUKAWA Kiyohiko, TAKAHASHI Saaya, IIDA Kaoru
Debut project from Foolish Piggies Films, the Tochigi Prefecture-based filmmaking collective formed primarily by director/scriptwriter Watanabe Hirobumi and his brother Watanabe Yuji, who handles production. Humorously depicts the encounter between a...
Directed by: Ohuchi Shingo Casts: YANAGISAWA Shigeki, HOSOE Yuko, MATSUURA Yuya
A death-themed drama. Its director is Ohuchi Shingo, whose Tama Art University graduation film Clear People was an official selection of the International Film Festival Rotterdam in 2006. Screened in the Japanese Cinema Splash section of the 2014 Tok...
Directed by: ANDO Momoko Casts: ANDO Sakura, EMOTO Akira, TSUGAWA Masahiko
Director Ando Momoko, who drew attention at home and abroad with her debut film Kakera: A Piece of Our Life, adapts her own novel inspired by her experiences of caring for an elderly relative. It explodes with rage at a society in which connections b...
Directed by: HASHIMOTO Izo Casts: KONISHI Manami, KUBOZUKA Yosuke, WADA Tet
Suspense about a grand power struggle for a medicine effective against the cold virus, said to be worthy of the Nobel Prize if discovered. Stars Konishi Manami of Noriben the Recipe of Fortune, with Kubozuka Yosuke playing the genius scientist with a...
Directed by: KASAHARA Masao Casts: MORISAKI Win, SHINGYOJI Kimie, SHIMIZU Satomi
Coming-of-age drama in homage to singer/songwriter Ozaki Yutaka, who passed away unexpectedly at the age of 26. Set at the time of Ozaki's death in 1992, the story depicts the struggles and solitude of a young man who draws emotional sustenance from ...
Directed by: TOYAMA Koji Casts: TANIMURA Mitsuki, TOKUNAGA Eri, KURATA Daisuke
A fresh love story set in Tochigi and produced by Junior Chamber International Tochigi. It uses the local dish "shimotsukare" as its motif, and captures the rows of storehouses and other scenery found in Tochigi City. Aiko (Tanimura Mitsuki), born a...
Directed by: AOKI Katsunari Casts: ISHIDA Hoshi, TANIUCHI Risa, MATSUMOTO Akiko
A fantasy inspired by the legend of Urashima Taro, who is said to have spent decades living in an undersea realm. Set on the Shonai Peninsula in Kagawa Prefecture, it presents a dream-like depiction of a young man's recovery from the death of a frien...
Directed by: OMURA Yukiko Casts: YAMAMOTO Sakubei
A documentary about Yamamoto Sakubei, an artist whose paintings and diaries regarding mines and miners have been added to UNESCO's Memory of the World register. As well as introducing Yamamoto's vast body of work, it also features interviews with peo...
Directed by: MITANI Koki Casts: TAKEUCHI Yuko, KAGAWA Teruyuki, TODA Erika
Ensemble drama with screenplay and direction by sitcom maestro Mitani Koki. Relentlessly funny drama that powerfully captures the ruckus at a provincial airport in a single one-cut scene. Chigusa (Takeuchi Yuko), a member of the ground staff at Naga...
Directed by: ISE Shinichi Casts: TERUI Mitsuo, TERUI Takako, GOTO Akihiko
Documentary about Shiba dogs, the most illustrious Japanese dog breed. They have served as loyal hunting companions for humans since the Jomon Era long ago. The documentary features intense 3-year coverage of the Japan Society for Preservation of the...
Directed by: MAENO Yusuke Casts: OKAMOTO Shogo, OSHIMA Roi, MANABE Tokiko
Short drama about a boy in a single-mother household who engages with an angel. Maeno Yusuke, who has done film trailers and documentaries, works with a script by illustrated book author Kimura Rei. This feature film debut delivers a heartfelt rendit...
Directed by: OTA Shingo Casts: MASUDA Sota, TOMINAGA Kurato, MASUDA Hirofumi
A documentary in which director Ota Shingo earnestly examines the relationship between a musician friend who committed suicide, his bandmate, and himself. Screened in the New Asian Currents section of the 2013 Yamagata International Documentary Film ...
Directed by: UCHIDA Eiji Casts: TAKIUCHI Kumi, SASANO Takashi, KIM Kko-bbi
Destructive black comedy from director Uchida Eiji. A girl who has a predilection for solitary people and an elderly man who escapes solitude through religion engage in a magnificent battle. Sasano Takashi, renowned for his supporting roles and a reg...
Directed by: SAKAMOTO Ayumi Casts: MATSUOKA Emiko, UMENO Nagisa, NOZOE Seiji
A suspense film that won the Best Picture Award in the Tokyo International Film Festival's Japanese Cinema Splash category in 2013, and the FIPRESCI Prize in the Berlin International Film Festival's Forum section in 2014. The detached direction of Sa...
Directed by: YAMADA Isao Casts: NAKAMURA Emiko, JITSUNASHI Satoru, HIROKAWA Takeshi
Coming-of-age ensemble drama about the Guillotine Society, an anarchist association in the Taisho period. Vividly depicts the youths involved in the Guillotine Society with richly colored images. Directed by artist and painter Yamada Isao, the film b...
Directed by: UEDA Atsushi Casts: TSURUOKA Moeki, TAKEDA Rina, SATO Ryo
An ensemble piece inspired by actual pregnancy scandal involving a group of students at a high school in the United States in 2008. It depicts the struggle of several young women who attempt to break free from their cloistered surroundings. Winner of...
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- Faniy MOSQUES
- Gustavo SOTO
- Christian HUAYGUA
- Luis MAMANI
- Luzmila CARPIO
- HASHIMOTO Yasuo
- UEHARA Shinichi
- Guillermo RUIZ
- Dolphin Productions
- MATSUSHITA Toshifumi
- SUNAHARA Yukiko
- SUENAGA Tomoya
- TAKANO Yasuo
- OCHI Sadao
- Captain Kuhio Production Partners
- KITAGAWA Eriko
- SHIZUYA Isao
- IZUMI Yoshihiro
- YAMAZAKI Takaaki
- MONSTER ULTRA
- MARUTA Jungo
- TSUJI Shigehito
- IRIE Koji
- TAKAGI Nobuko
- OOGO Suzuka
- NISHIGUCHI Noriko
- YASUDA Fumio
- KOSHIMIZU Yasuhiro
- OTANI Tetsuo
- HAYASHI Yumika
- TWIN TAIL
- MAMEOKA Ryosuke
- MORITA Masanori
- SUZUKI Aya
- NAKAMURA Tatsuya
- KOBAYASHI Takiji
- HASHIMOTO Tsukuru
- HIRASAWA Tatsuro
- YOSHIDA Kazumasa
- Jun Ichikawa Office
- SHIGINO Akira
- IRIE Kiwa
- KOSUGE Masao
- KAGAWA Masahito
- KUSAKARI Mayuu
- YU Jin-Seon
- KATABUCHI Sunao
- MIYAMURA Toshimasa
- NITTA Jiro
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