Nippon Akademī-shō du meilleur film japonais

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1.
The Yellow Handkerchief (1977)
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Three complete strangers embark on a road-trip to Hokkaido. (108 mins.)
Director: Yôji Yamada
 
2.
The Incident (1978)
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The body of Sakai Hatsuko, a woman of 23 who has been slain with a knife, has been found in a forest... (138 mins.)
 
3.
Vengeance Is Mine (1979)
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Chronological exploits of Iwao Enokizu, a murderous thief on the lam. (140 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
4.
Zigeunerweisen (1980)
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A surreal period film following an university professor and his eerie nomad friend as they go through loose romantic triangles and face death in peculiar ways. (144 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
 
5.
Station (1981)
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Constantly put to the test and faced with tragedy wherever he turns, can a man finally find solace and a modicum of love or rest with what is left of his hometown, his family, love or himself? (132 mins.)
Director: Yasuo Furuhata
 
6.
Fall Guy (1982)
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(109 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
7.
The Ballad of Narayama (1983)
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In a poor 19th century rural Japanese village, everyone who reaches the age of 70 has to climb a nearby mountain to die. An old woman is getting close to the cut-off age, and we follow her last days with her family. (130 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
8.
The Funeral (1984)
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At the beginning of the film the father-in-law of the protagonist dies unexpectedly of a heart attack... (124 mins.)
Director: Jûzô Itami
 
9.
Gray Sunset (1985)
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(122 mins.)
Director: Shun'ya Itô
 
10.
House on Fire (1986)
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In the 50s, the complicated life of a popular writer who must share his life with his family, his numerous mistresses and his work... (133 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
11.
A Taxing Woman (1987)
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If tax evasion is an art, wheeler-dealer Hideki Gondo is Rembrandt. And so, a determined taxing woman gets the tough assignment of trying to catch him. (127 mins.)
Director: Jûzô Itami
 
12.
Tonkô (1988)
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In 1026, students in western China are shanghaied into the forces of crown prince Li Yuanhao of Xi Xia... (99 mins.)
Director: Jun'ya Satô
 
13.
Black Rain (1989)
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The story of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, based on Masuji Ibuse's novel. (123 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
14.
Childhood Days (1990)
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Bombing during World War II resulted in whole urban populations fleeing to the countryside, and this created a meeting of urban and rural cultures... (119 mins.)
 
15.
Musuko (1991)
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Tetsuo is a young man living in Tokyo, who falls in love with a deaf-mute factory girl. He has always felt jealous of his college- educated brother... (121 mins.)
Director: Yôji Yamada
 
16.
Sumo Do, Sumo Don't (1992)
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Yet another tradition in the tradition of "ragtag misfits" in Japanese comedy...Sumo Do, Sumo Don't tells the story of a university sumo club in Japan... (105 mins.)
Director: Masayuki Suo
 
17.
A Class to Remember (1993)
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At a night school a diverse group of students ranging from teenagers to the elderly, smart to the under-developed... (128 mins.)
Director: Yôji Yamada
 
18.
Crest of Betrayal (1994)
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(106 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
19.
A Last Note (1995)
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Yoko is a famous actress who goes to a mountain chalet for a few days rest. There, she learns a secret from her companion Toyoko. (110 mins.)
Director: Kaneto Shindô
 
20.
Shall We Dance? (1996)
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A successful but unhappy Japanese accountant finds the missing passion in his life when he begins to secretly take ballroom dance lessons. (136 mins.)
Director: Masayuki Suo
 
21.
Princess Mononoke (1997)
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On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime. (134 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
22.
Ai o kou hito (1998)
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Disturbing child abuse memories come back on a quest for Taiwanese father's grave. (135 mins.)
 
23.
Railroad Man (1999)
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A solitary middle-aged station manager is haunted by troubling memories of his past when he learns the... (112 mins.)
Director: Yasuo Furuhata
 
24.
After the Rain (1999)
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During a downpour, a generous ronin and his supporting wife are stranded at a country inn. The ronin comes to the attention of a lord who wants to hire him as an instructor for his men, who treat the ronin with disrespect. (91 mins.)
Director: Takashi Koizumi
 
25.
Spirited Away (2001)
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During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts. (125 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
26.
The Twilight Samurai (2002)
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A 19th-century samurai tries to protect a battered wife. (129 mins.)
Director: Yôji Yamada
 
27.
When the Last Sword is Drawn (2002)
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Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the... (143 mins.)
Director: Yôjirô Takita
 
28.
Half a Confession (2004)
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(121 mins.)
Director: Kiyoshi Sasabe
 
29.
Always - Sunset on Third Street (2005)
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Leaving her provincial home, teenage Mutsuko arrives in Tokyo by train to take a job in a major automotive... (133 mins.)
 
30.
Hula Girls (2006)
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Young women in a small Japanese town look to revive their home's declining fortunes by building a Hawaiian village tourist attraction. (121 mins.)
Director: Sang-il Lee
 
31.
Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad (2007)
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Leaving her alcoholic husband, Eiko takes their son Masaya away from Tokyo and back to her hometown in a Kyushu rural mining community... (142 mins.)
Director: Joji Matsuoka
 
32.
Departures (2008)
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A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals. (130 mins.)
Director: Yôjirô Takita
 
33.
The Unbroken (2009)
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A drama based on the 1985 plane crash that caused 520 deaths, the worst aviation event in Japanese history. (202 mins.)
 
34.
Confessions (2010)
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A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death. (106 mins.)
 
35.
Rebirth (2011)
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After the collapse of their relationship, Kiwako abducts the 6-month old child of a man she was having an affair with. Raising the child as her own, it is four years before the authorities catch up with her and the young child. (147 mins.)
Director: Izuru Narushima
 
36.
The Kirishima Thing (2012)
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A story about the disappearance of Kirishima, a star athlete of the volleyball club and how this disappearance of his affect every person in his school. (103 mins.)
 
37.
The Great Passage (2013)
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Majime, an eccentric man in publishing company, who has unique ability of words, joins the team that will compile a new dictionary... (134 mins.)
Director: Yûya Ishii
 
38.
The Eternal Zero (2013)
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A young woman and her brother explore the history of their grandfather, who died in the WW2. They start contacting the m'en who flew with him, asking them about who he was. (144 mins.)
 
39.
Our Little Sister (2015)
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A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their thirteen-year-old half sister. (128 mins.)