The Yellow Handkerchief
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Comedy, Animation
Director: Satoshi Kon, Shôgo Furuya
Christmas in Tokyo, Japan. Three homeless friends: a young girl, a transvestite, and a middle-aged bum. While foraging through some trash, they find an abandoned newborn. Hana, the transvestite with delusions of being a mother, convinces the others to keep it overnight. The next day, using a key found with the baby, they start tracking down the parents, with many adventures along the way.
Country: Belgium, Spain, France, Portugal, UK
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Director: Terry Gilliam
Toby, a disillusioned advertising executive, becomes pulled into a world of time jumping fantasy when a Spanish cobbler believes him to be Sancho Panza. He gradually becomes unable to tell dreams from reality.
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Director: Michael Pressman
A Vietnam vet returns home from a prisoner of war camp and is greeted as a hero, but is quickly forgotten and soon discovers how tough survival is in his own country.
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Director: Sion Sono
When Syamoto's teenage daughter is caught stealing, a generous middle-aged man helps resolve the situation. The man and his wife offer to have Syamoto's troublesome daughter work at their fish store. Syamoto soon discovers the horrific truth of the seemingly perfect couple.
Director: Yôji Yamada
In this sequel to the first It's A Wonderful Family, the characters who are still based on those in Tokyo Family (which itself was based on Tokyo Story), are a couple of years older with ...
Director: Yôji Yamada
A husband (Isao Hashizume) and wife (Kazuko Yoshiyuki) have been married for 50 years. For her birthday, the husband asks the wife what she wants for her birthday present. She replies that she wants a divorce. The wife's divorce announcement sends the entire family into chaos. Their children are much thrown into a state of panic to hear this news of separation. Amid the sudden tumult of life, each member of the family begins to publicize respective grievances.
Genre: Adventure, Family, Animation
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Director: Sydney Pollack
Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime
Director: Ridley Scott
Two NYC cops arrest a Yakuza member and must escort him when he's extradited to Japan.
Country: Japan, USA
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Director: Fred Schepisi
Jack Elliot, once a great baseball player, is forced to play in Japan where his brash, egotistical ways cause friction with his new teammates and friends.