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1.
Bullet Ballet (1998)
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A man sees his life changed for ever when his fiancee shoots herself. Baffled, he wants by all means... (87 mins.)
 
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Ginî piggu 2: Chiniku no hana (1985 Video)
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A woman walking home late at night is attacked by an unknown assailant who knocks her out with chloroform... (42 mins.)
Director: Hideshi Hino
 
3.
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
 
4.
The Idiot (1951)
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A Japanese veteran, driven partially mad from the war, travels to the snowy island of Kameda where he soon enters a love triangle with his best friend and a disgraced woman. (166 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
5.
House (1977)
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A schoolgirl and six of her classmates travel to her aunt's country home, which tries to devour the girls in bizarre ways. (88 mins.)
 
6.
Shara (2003)
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The Aso family live in the old town of Nara. One Day, Kei, one of the Aso's twin boys suddenly disappears... (100 mins.)
Director: Naomi Kawase
 
7.
April Story (1998)
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In spring, a girl leaves the island of Hokkaido to attend university in Tokyo. Once there, she's very... (67 mins.)
Director: Shunji Iwai
 
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Human (1962)
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The ship Kaijin Maru is left adrift after losing all means of navigation in a storm. The four people on the ship are becoming increasingly desperate as food and water run out. (117 mins.)
Director: Kaneto Shindô
 
10.
Tokyo Decadence (1992)
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A submissive hooker goes about her trade, suffering abuse at the hands of Japanese salarymen and Yakuza types... (135 mins.)
Director: Ryû Murakami
 
11.
A Page of Madness (1926)
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A man takes a job at an asylum with hopes of freeing his imprisoned wife. (70 mins.)
 
12.
Antonio Gaudí (1984 Documentary)
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Hiroshi Teshigahara's camera takes us over, under, around, and into buildings and a park designed by Antonio Gaudí (1852 - 1926)... (72 mins.)
 
13.
An Actor's Revenge (1963)
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Yukinojo, a Kabuki actor, seeks revenge by destroying the three men who caused the deaths of his parents. Also involved are the daughter of one of Yukinojo's targets, two master thieves, and a swordsman who himself is out to kill Yukinojo. (113 mins.)
Director: Kon Ichikawa
 
14.
Giants and Toys (1958)
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In the middle of a fierce commercial competition between three caramel companies, an executive builds up a ditsy teenage girl as a mascot while simultaneously trying to uncover the rival companies' plans. (95 mins.)
 
15.
Love & Pop (1998)
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Teenage drama; schoolgirls, enjo-kosai (compensated dating) (110 mins.)
Director: Hideaki Anno
 
16.
Naked Blood: Megyaku (1996 Video)
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A scientist taints his mother's scientific experiment with his own drug that transforms pain into a pleasurable experience. Unfortunately for the three women involved in the experiment, the drug works a little bit too well. (76 mins.)
Director: Hisayasu Satô
 
17.
Pastoral Hide and Seek (1974)
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A young boys' coming of age tale set in a strange, carnivalesque village becomes the recreation of a memory that the director has twenty years later. (104 mins.)
Director: Shûji Terayama
 
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Patriotism (1966 Short Film)
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Two characters on a Noh stage dramatize the rite of love and death of Lieutenant Shinji Takeyama and his wife Reiko... (30 mins.)
 
19.
Nippon no akuryo (1970)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Kuroki
 
20.
Scoutman (2000)
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Mary (17) and Atsushi (20) elope and come to live in Tokyo from a nearby city. Soon after running out of money... (114 mins.)
Director: Masato Ishioka
 
21.
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
 
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Marebito (2004)
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A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman (Shinya Tsukamoto) investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo. (92 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
23.
Violated Angels (1967)
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A young man breaks into a nurse's rooming house and one-by-one kills off nurses. (56 mins.)
Director: Kôji Wakamatsu
 
24.
White Rose Campus: Then Everybody Gets Raped (1982)
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Three crazed rapists hijack a school bus and proceed to terrorize and rape all the teachers and students they feel are attractive enough. (66 mins.)
Director: Kôyû Ohara
 
25.
Kyôfu joshikôkô: bôkô rinchi kyôshitsu (1973)
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Three new students at a super-strict girl's school must face off with a repressive school administration... (88 mins.)
Director: Noribumi Suzuki
 
26.
Goshogaoka (1998 Documentary)
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This non-narrative film depicts the routines of a girls' basketball team in a junior high school near Tokyo... (63 mins.)
Director: Sharon Lockhart
 
27.
Typhoon Club (1985)
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(115 mins.)
Director: Shinji Sômai
 
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The Warped Ones (1960)
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A juvenile delinquent gets out of the pen and causes reckless mayhem, mostly directed at the girlfriend of the journalist who helped send him up. (75 mins.)
 
29.
The Most Beautiful Night in the World (2008)
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Its streets overrun with children, the village of Kaname has distinguished itself with the highest birth rate in Japan... (160 mins.)
Director: Daisuke Tengan
 
30.
Gushing Prayer (1971)
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(72 mins.)
 
31.
Funeral Parade of Roses (1969)
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The trials and tribulations of Eddie and other transvestites in Japan. (107 mins.)