The world's greatest detective, Ippei Kuroda, is back and this time hired by a politician to find his estranged daughter. When the daughter is found dead, the mystery deepens. Meanwhile, ... See full summary »
A young widow, Noriko, lives with her senile father-in-law, Shukichi, on a farm. He believes his favorite cow, long gone, is still alive. Noriko pretends to be the cow and lets him milk her - a satisfying arrangement for them both.
The film tells the story of Aiko, a 35-year-old mute woman who works in a bowling alley, and her brief romance with Yoshioka, a younger man who works as a postal carrier. The two meet when ... See full summary »
When Ryo, a young magazine reporter, moves into a new apartment he is greeted by the passionate sounds of his astonishingly beautiful neighbor Satsuki. Realizing the wall dividing their ... See full summary »
A woman brings a strange young lady home from a temple in order to serve her troubled family as a maid. Claiming to be a baby angel, Milk the maid's childlike earnestness helps heal the family's wounds.
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In this Cyrano-De-Bergerac-esque comedy of errors, a blind girl falls in love with a ventriloquist by merely being able to hear his voice. However, when she meets him, she mistakes his ... See full summary »
Not all jokes hit home and it is very aggressive in its humor, but it still is funny, if you let yourself into it. The running time is short and the detective part of the movie is really nice. Obviously there is more than a bit of an erotic part to it and more than half of the movie is based on that.
The "print" that has to be taken is a story in itself, but this is not exactly what it seems. There are a couple of things that are not what they seem. And things will happen that you will expect more or less. One crime is committed that is really well thought of. If it works it's actually quite nice ... though I wonder if anybody still has one of the important ingredients to commit that today ...
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