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1.
Love Exposure (2008)
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A bizarre love triangle forms between a young Catholic upskirt photographer, a misandric girl and a manipulative cultist. (237 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
 
2.
Departures (2008)
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A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals. (130 mins.)
Director: Yôjirô Takita
 
3.
Kikujiro (1999)
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A young, naive boy sets out alone on the road to find his wayward mother. Soon he finds an unlikely protector in a crotchety man and the two have a series of unexpected adventures along the way. (121 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
4.
Zatoichi (2003)
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The blind masseur/swordsman comes to a town in control of warring gangs, and while bunking with a farming family, he meets two women with their own agenda. (116 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
5.
Fireworks (1997)
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Nishi leaves the police in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into depression, he makes questionable decisions. (103 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
6.
Getting Any? (1994)
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Obsessed with the idea of owning his first car so he can have sex in it, a young man takes any job he can find and ends up in an escalating series of crazy situations. (108 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
7.
Battle Royale (2000)
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In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act. (114 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
8.
Blood and Bones (2004)
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In 1923, the Korean teenager Kim Shun-Pei moves from Cheju Island, in South Korea, to Osaka, in Japan... (140 mins.)
Director: Yôichi Sai
 
9.
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
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In 1942 British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a Japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline... (123 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
10.
Seven Samurai (1954)
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A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves. (207 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
11.
Ran (1985)
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Set in Japan in the 16th century (or so), an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them, or cause them to turn on each other...and him... (162 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
12.
Shinobi: Heart Under Blade (2005)
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After more than four hundred years of war between the Shinobi warriors of the Manjidani Koga and Tsubagakure Iga clans... (107 mins.)
Director: Ten Shimoyama
 
13.
Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
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A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides. (92 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
14.
Audition (1999)
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A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all. (115 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
15.
Ichi the Killer (2001)
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As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of. (129 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
16.
Full Metal Yakuza (1997 Video)
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An inexperienced gangster is killed alongside his strong, respected boss and awakens to find a mad scientist has given him a new body made partly of his boss and partly of indestructible bionics. (102 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
17.
Yakuza Apocalypse (2015)
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In the ruthless underground world of the yakuza, no one is more legendary than boss Kamiura. Rumored to be invincible... (115 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
18.
Yatterman (2009)
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Every week, toy-shop owner Gan and his cute assistant Ai battled the evil Doronbo gang. The gang led... (111 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
19.
Crows Zero (2007)
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A transfer student attempts to take over the most violent high school in the country, whose students form factions and battle each other for power. (130 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
20.
Crows Zero II (2009)
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Tension escalates and violence ensues when a young student unwittingly breaks a non-aggression pact between two rival high schools. (133 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
21.
Boys on the Run (2010)
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Toshiyuki Tanishi (Mr Tanishi) is a 29-year-old chronic masturbator and toy vending machine salesman - he is socially awkward and down on his luck... (114 mins.)
Director: Daisuke Miura
 
22.
Casshern (2004)
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Live-action sci-fi movie based on a 1973 Japanese animé of the same name (Shinzo Ningen Casshân). Theme song by Utada Hikaru. (142 mins.)
Director: Kazuaki Kiriya
 
23.
Avalon (2001)
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In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon... (107 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
 
24.
Azumi (2003)
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Raised to deal in cold blooded death, the teenage assassin girl Azumi must defeat three evil warlords while also battling her own heart. (128 mins.)
 
25.
Misono Universe (2015)
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(103 mins.)
 
26.
Linda Linda Linda (2005)
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A music group of girls need to learn to play a song before the school festival. (114 mins.)
 
27.
Nana (2005)
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A chance encounter between two girls of the same name, "Nana," triggers a series of events and relationships. (113 mins.)
Director: Kentarô Ohtani
 
28.
Tokyo Eyes (1998)
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The police are tracking a man who shoots at people. But the young sister of a detective find that he's not the mad vigilante portrayed in newspapers. (97 mins.)
 
29.
Hatsujô kateikyôshi: sensei no aijiru (2003)
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Sachiko Hanai is a call girl. One day she is caught up in a gunfight and is shot in the forehead. Instead of killing her... (90 mins.)
Director: Mitsuru Meike
 
30.
Accidental Kidnapper (2010)
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(111 mins.)
Director: Hideo Sakaki
 
31.
The Voice of Water (2014)
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(129 mins.)
 
32.
Go See the Fall (2014)
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Seven women of varying backgrounds sign up for a guided trip to a remote waterfall. Expecting relaxation...
Director: Shûichi Okita
 
33.
Symbol (2009)
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A man wakes up alone in a brightly illuminated white room with no windows or doors. When he presses... (93 mins.)
 
34.
Zero no shôten (2009)
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Spurred by the disappearance of a newly-wed husband, three women in post-war Japan are drawn into a murder mystery. (130 mins.)
Director: Isshin Inudô
 
35.
The Bugs Detective (2010)
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Director: Sakichi Satô
 
36.
Kazura (2010)
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(94 mins.)
 
37.
Woochi (2009)
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Jeon Woo-chi, an undisciplined womanizing Taoist from the Joseon era, ends up in present day Korea causing mayhem with his knack for magic. (136 mins.)
Director: Dong-hoon Choi
 
38.
Swiri (1999)
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South Korean agents Ryu and Lee are tracking a female assassin from North Korea who has mysteriously disappeared. With new killings and the theft of a deadly bomb, time is running out to catch her. (125 mins.)
Director: Je-gyu Kang
 
39.
My Ordinary Love Story (2014)
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Eun Jin has been unlucky in her six relationships. With her seventh man she is determined to make it work, even if he is a bit awkward and unromantic. But is he hiding something? (93 mins.)
Director: Kwon Lee
 
40.
Actresses (2009)
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When six famous Korean actresses gather for a Vogue photo shoot, egos collide as stars, who are used... (104 mins.)
Director: Je-yong Lee
 
41.
Tazza: The Hidden Card (2014)
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Go-ni's nephew, Ham Dae-gil, enters the gambling underworld only to be used as a scapegoat in a deal gone wrong. Now he's planning his revenge by entering one big fatal game. (147 mins.)
 
42.
Oldboy (2003)
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After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days. (120 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
43.
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)
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A recently laid off factory worker kidnaps his former boss' daughter, hoping to use the ransom money to pay for his sister's kidney transplant. (129 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
44.
Lady Vengeance (2005)
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After a thirteen-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a six-year-old boy, Guem-Ja Lee seeks... (112 mins.)
Director: Park Chan Wook
 
45.
Memories of Murder (2003)
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In 1986, in the province of Gyunggi, in South Korea, a second young and beautiful woman is found dead... (131 mins.)
Director: Joon Ho Bong
 
46.
Office (2015)
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A man who supposley killed his family hides at his workplace and starts killing off his colleagues one by one. (111 mins.)
Director: Won-Chan Hong
 
47.
Confession (2014)
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Three friendships turn sour due to a mishap. Their relationships with each other are forever changed. (114 mins.)
Director: Do-yun Lee
 
48.
Welcome to Dongmakgol (2005)
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Soldiers from both sides of the Korean divide live among villagers who know nothing of the war. (133 mins.)
Director: Kwang-Hyun Park
 
49.
The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008)
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The story of two outlaws and a bounty hunter in 1940s Manchuria and their rivalry to possess a treasure map while being pursued by the Japanese army and Chinese bandits. (139 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
 
50.
Castaway on the Moon (2009)
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A failed suicide attempt leads a heartbroken man to live a life in the wilderness. (116 mins.)
Director: Hae-jun Lee
 
51.
Ode to My Father (2014)
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Amid the time of Korean War, a young boy's vow to take care of his family marked the beginning of a lifelong promise spanning 60 years. (126 mins.)
Director: JK Youn
 
52.
Dream Home (2010)
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Cheng Li-sheung is a young, upwardly mobile professional finally ready to invest in her first home. But when the deal falls through, she is forced to keep her dream alive - even if it means keeping her would-be neighbors dead. (96 mins.)
Director: Ho-Cheung Pang
 
53.
Infernal Affairs (2002)
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A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop. (101 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau, Alan Mak
 
54.
Infernal Affairs 2 (2003)
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In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss. (119 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau, Alan Mak
 
55.
Infernal Affairs 3 (2003)
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Months after the events of the original film, Ming suspects a police superintendent as being a new mole for the triads, while years earlier, Yan embarks on his first mission. (118 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau, Alan Mak
 
56.
So Close (2002)
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A conflict of interest between two high-kicking assassin sisters is complicated as they're pursued by the criminals who hired them and an equally high-kicking female cop. (111 mins.)
Director: Cory Yuen
 
57.
Vengeance (2009)
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A French chef swears revenge after a violent attack on his daughter's family in Hong Kong, during which her husband and her two children are murdered. To help him find the killers, he hires three local hit-men working for the mafia. (108 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
58.
Mad Detective (2007)
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A rookie cop teams up with a former detective with a supernatural gift to hunt down a serial killer. (89 mins.)
 
59.
Fire of Conscience (2010)
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Centers on Captain Manfred who is caught in the line of fire between high levels of corruption and malice... (106 mins.)
Director: Dante Lam
 
60.
Shinjuku Incident (2009)
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A simple Chinese immigrant wages a perilous war against one of the most powerful criminal organizations on the planet. (119 mins.)
Director: Tung-Shing Yee
 
61.
Breakup Buddies (2014)
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Recently cuckolded and reeling from a messy divorce, a hapless former singer hits the road and the bar with his all-too-helpful best bud. (116 mins.)
Director: Hao Ning
 
62.
Echoes of the Rainbow (2010)
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The ups and downs of a Hong Kong family and their shoe shop as seen through the eyes of their eccentric eight-year-old son. (117 mins.)
Director: Alex Law
 
63.
2046 (2004)
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The women who enter a science fiction author's life, over the course of a few years, after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love. (129 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
64.
City of Life and Death (2009)
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In 1937, Japan occupied Nanjing, the Chinese capital. There was a battle and subsequent atrocities against the inhabitants, especially those who took refuge in the International Security Zone. (132 mins.)
Director: Chuan Lu
 
65.
Red Cliff (2008)
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The first chapter of a two-part story centered on a battle fought in China's Three Kingdoms period (220-280 A.D.). (146 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
66.
An Empress and the Warriors (2008)
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After the death of her father, a woman is forced to take over as empress and fight to save her kingdom. (99 mins.)
 
67.
Little Big Soldier (2010)
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An old soldier kidnaps a young general of an enemy state and takes him on a long journey to collect the reward. (96 mins.)
Director: Ding Sheng
 
68.
Gallants (2010)
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Weedy office worker Cheung is sent to a remote village to secure property rights for his real estate company... (98 mins.)
 
69.
Dragon Blade (2015)
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When corrupt Roman leader Tiberius arrives with a giant army to claim the Silk Road, Huo An teams up his army with an elite Legion of defected Roman soldiers led by General Lucius to protect his country and his new friends. (127 mins.)
Director: Daniel Lee
 
70.
Drunken Master (1978)
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An undisciplined boy must learn Drunken Fist Kung Fu in order to stop an assassin. (111 mins.)
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
 
71.
Ip Man (2008)
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During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense. (106 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
72.
Ip Man 2 (2010)
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Centering on Ip Man's migration to Hong Kong in 1949 as he attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun martial arts. (108 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
73.
Kung Fu Jungle (2014)
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A martial arts instructor from the police force gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom. (100 mins.)
Director: Teddy Chan
 
74.
Bodyguards and Assassins (2009)
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In 1905, revolutionist Sun Yat-Sen visits Hong Kong to discuss plans with Tongmenghui members to overthrow the Qing dynasty. But when they find out that assassins have been sent to kill him, they assemble a group of protectors to prevent any attacks. (139 mins.)
Director: Teddy Chan
 
75.
Monga (2010)
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Set in 1980s Taiwan, after the end of military dictatorship, Monga centers around the troubled lives of five boys coming of age together... (140 mins.)
Director: Doze Niu
 
76.
La comédie humaine (2010)
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(100 mins.)
 
77.
Bandhobi (2009)
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(107 mins.)
Director: Dong-il Shin
 
79.
Bangkok Dangerous (2000)
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The story is of a deaf-mute hitman and his partner who are based in Bangkok. He is friends with his... (105 mins.)
 
80.
The Last Executioner (2014)
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The story of Thailand's last prison executioner. (95 mins.)
Director: Tom Waller
 
81.
Nee Dtaam Galileo (2009)
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It's the story of two friends, Cherry and Toey. One is good in school, but heartbroken. The other run away from her school failure. They travel to Europe for work and experience. (130 mins.)
 
82.
October Sonata (2009)
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Sangchan is a girl working in a factory who falls in love with an attractive guy named Rawee. As Rawee has to go study abroad... (113 mins.)
 
83.
Clash (2009)
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Trinh, a mercenary, must complete a series of organized crime jobs for her boss in order to win the release of her kidnapped daughter... (90 mins.)
Director: Le Thanh Son
 
84.
Legend Is Alive (2009)
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An impoverished mentally disabled boy in Vietnam learns to deal with the loss of both of his parents. (90 mins.)
Director: Luu Huynh
 
85.
Exodus: Tales from the Enchanted Kingdom (2005)
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In a world ravaged by war, mankind's fate rests on the reluctant shoulders of one man. Exodus, a grim and unsmiling mercenary must lead the survivors to the enchanted land. (106 mins.)
Director: Erik Matti
 
86.
The Arrival (2009)
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Director: Erik Matti
 
87.
The Gifted (2014)
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Childhood best friends who are both geniuses in school eventually become bittersweet rivals for campus athlete Mark Ferrer...
Director: Chris Martinez
 
88.
Kimmy Dora: Kambal sa kiyeme (2009)
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Kimmy and Dora Go Dong Hae, who are identical twin sisters, cannot be anymore different from each other. Life turns out to be even more complicated as the twins become rivals both in life and in love.
 
89.
The World of Kanako (2014)
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As former detective Akikazu searches for his missing daughter, Kanako, he soon learns she has a mysterious secret life. (118 mins.)
 
90.
Underwater Love (2011)
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Asuka, 35-year-old woman working at a fish factory and engaged to her boss Hedzhaymom Taki. In all her life... (87 mins.)
Director: Shinji Imaoka