Most Voted Titles With Masao Mishima
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1. Harakiri (1962)
Not Rated | 133 min | Action, Drama, History
An elder ronin samurai arrives at a feudal lord's home and requests an honorable place to commit suicide. But when the ronin inquires about a younger samurai who arrived before him things take an unexpected turn.
2. Late Spring (1949)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
Noriko is twenty-seven years old and still living with her widowed father. Everybody tries to talk her into marrying, but Noriko wants to stay at home caring for her father.
3. Samurai Rebellion (1967)
Not Rated | 128 min | Drama, History
The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back.
4. The Life of Oharu (1952)
Not Rated | 133 min | Drama
Follows a woman's fight and survival amid the vicissitudes of life and the cruelty of the society.
5. The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (I) (1959)
Not Rated | 208 min | Drama, War
A Japanese pacifist, unable to face the dire consequences of conscientious objection, is transformed by his attempts to compromise with the demands of war-time Japan.
6. Taiyou no ouji Horusu no daibouken (1968)
82 min | Animation, Fantasy, Family
A boy wishes to protect a village from a wizard; however his plans are complicated since the villagers do not fully trust him and he must contend with a mysterious girl with a dark secret.
7. Pigs and Battleships (1961)
Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime
A young hoodlum decides to work for a criminal organization that is tearing itself apart.
Not Rated | 82 min | Drama
Ichi seeks out on a pilgrimage to 81 temples, exploring spirituality to atone for his bloody past. On the way, Ichi stumbles into a village that's being bullied by a violent Yakuza boss and... See full summary »
10. Inochi bô ni furô (1971)
121 min | Crime, Drama
The story takes place in feudal Japan, when any commerce with the rest of the world was strictly prohibited. An idealist suddenly appears in an isolated inn (the one that the title refers ... See full summary »
11. Revenge (1964)
104 min | Drama
Shinpachi, a poor samurai with no prospects, gets in an argument with Magodayu, a high-ranking officer, resulting in an illegal duel and Magodayu's death. To save face for both familes, ... See full summary »
12. Good-for-Nothing (1960)
88 min | Crime, Drama
A bored young student falls for the young secretary of his rich friend's father. She senses some good in him and tries to make him discard his aimless lifestyle.
14. Ginza Cosmetics (1951)
A few days in the life of a quiet geisha, single mother of a young, smart boy, in the lively Tokyo quarter of Ginza. A woman devoted to other people's needs, she will end by taking part ... See full summary »
15. Hero of the Red Light District (1960)
109 min | Action, Fantasy
The film that led David Shipman to declare Uchida "the equal of Mizoguchi and Kinugasa," KILLING IN YOSHIWARA ranks with Uchida's finest postwar work... See full synopsis »
17. Otome-gokoro - Sannin-shimai (1935)
75 min | Drama
Three sisters earn money for their bossy mother by being samisen street musicians. This means mainly playing a banjo type instrument for tips in bars... See full synopsis »
25. Ôkami (1955)
127 min | Drama
Time; a few years after the surrender of Japan in the Second World War. The country is in ruins, economy devastated, and the vulnerable masses deprived of work; let alone the basic ... See full summary »
27. The Littlest Warrior (1961)
83 min | Animation
Zushio and his sister Anju are kidnapped and sold to a cruel slave-master. Will they ever be reunited with their mother again?
30. Kiku to Isamu (1959)
117 min | Drama
Immediately after the Second World War, sister Kiku and brother Isamu, whose mother was a prostitute and the father was a GI, live with their grandmother in the country. Because their ... See full summary »
35. Five Men of Edo (1951)
132 min | Action, Drama
During the 17th Century bands of hatamoto, samurai vassals of the Tokugawa shogunate, were causing havoc in the new capital city of Edo. Opposing them was Banzui-in Chobei,whose sole aim ... See full summary »
37. Point and Line (1958)
85 min | Mystery
Beginning with the Parthenon and ancient Greek architecture, the episode explores the basic geometric concepts of points, lines, planes and angles including narrower topics such as points ... See full summary »