With Siglo (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Poetry (2010)

TV-PG | 139 min | Drama

7.8
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87 Metascore

A sixty-something woman, faced with the discovery of a heinous family crime and in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, finds strength and purpose when she enrolls in a poetry class.

Director: Lee Chang-dong | Stars: Yun Jeong-hie, Lee Da-wit, Kim Hee-ra, Ahn Nae-sang

Votes: 12,335 | Gross: $0.36M

2. White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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Using extensive interviews with survivors and archival footage, an examination reveals the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Harold Agnew, Shuntaro Hida, Kiyoko Imori, Morris Jeppson

Votes: 2,029

3. Syrian Bride (2004)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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70 Metascore

In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel, a television comedian that works in the... See full summary »

Director: Eran Riklis | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Makram Khoury, Clara Khoury, Ashraf Barhom

Votes: 3,396 | Gross: $0.38M

4. More Than Honey (2012)

Unrated | 95 min | Documentary

7.5
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70 Metascore

An in-depth look at honeybee colonies in California, Switzerland, China and Australia.

Director: Markus Imhoof | Stars: Fred Jaggi, Randolf Menzel, John Miller, Liane Singer

Votes: 4,207 | Gross: $0.07M

5. Village of Dreams (1996)

112 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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Tells of the childhood of nine-year-old twins in a rural village in Japan after World War 2. Includes the boys' relationships with their schoolteacher mother, civil servant father, elderly ... See full summary »

Director: Yôichi Higashi | Stars: Mieko Harada, Keigo Matsuyama, Shogo Matsuyama, Kyôzô Nagatsuka

Votes: 404

6. All Around Us (2008)

TV-14 | 140 min | Drama

7.6
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In 1993 Kanao and Shoko are a Tokyo couple awaiting the arrival of their first child. Although both have studied art, Kanao works as a shoe repairman which doesn't stretch his rather ... See full summary »

Director: Ryosuke Hashiguchi | Stars: Lily Franky, Tae Kimura, Masaaki Akahori, Tamae Andô

Votes: 818

7. Hush! (2001)

135 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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62 Metascore

Basics: 2 guys who are gay, one female who is lonely for someone to love. The woman approaches 1 of the guys and wants him to seed her would be child. Gay guy 1 moves through the movie with... See full synopsis »

Director: Ryosuke Hashiguchi | Stars: Reiko Kataoka, Kazuya Takahashi, Seiichi Tanabe, Yôko Akino

Votes: 681 | Gross: $0.02M

8. Red Maria (2012)

99 min | Documentary

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This documentary is about women's bodies and labor. In global capitalism, many women are expelled to the peripheries of society, where they are labeled housewives, sex workers, dispatched ... See full summary »

Director: Kyung-soon Lee

9. Somebody's Xylophone (2016)

112 min | Drama

6.4
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Sayoko has moved away from the city centre and into the suburbs. She gets her hair done at a beauty salon. When she replies to a courtesy follow-up e-mail from the stylist things take an ... See full summary »

Director: Yôichi Higashi | Stars: Masanobu Katsumura, Takako Tokiwa, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Takahito Hosoyamada

Votes: 56

10. Mad Sultry Sisters (2011)

64 min | Drama

4.6
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Director: Yôichi Higashi | Stars: Sasa Handa, Yuzuka Kinoshita, Takayuki Ohishi, Yûya Takayama

Votes: 13

11. Green Jail (2021)

101 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.9
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The film follows the last 4 years life of Grandma Hashima, the last existent from colonial Taiwan, who knows the secrets of "Green Jail," the notorious coal mine before World War II in Okinawa, Japan.

Director: Yin-Yu Huang | Stars: Yoshiko Hashima, Louis Leslie Kimura

Votes: 10

12. The Shiranui Sea (1975)

150 min | Documentary

7.4
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Victims in the fishing community by Japan's Shiranui Sea of poisoning by Chisso, a fertilizer and chemical company, reflect on their struggle to survive.

Director: Noriaki Tsuchimoto | Star: Noriaki Tsuchimoto

Votes: 34

13. My Grandpa (2003)

113 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Tamako is a 13-year-old girl in her first year at high school. Her grandfather (Kenzo) returns home from prison and proceeds to deal with her school bullies. As Tamako starts to gain ... See full summary »

Director: Yôichi Higashi | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Satomi Ishihara, Tadanobu Asano, Mitsuru Hirata

Votes: 100

14. The Crossing (2000)

116 min | Drama

6.1
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A 29 year old graphic designer named Koji goes back to his hometown to attend his father's funeral, as well as mentor his 14 year old nephew Takuya who has recently been arrested. Koji ... See full summary »

Director: Yôichi Higashi | Stars: Michitaka Tsutsui, Takahito Hosoyamada, Miho Tsumiki, Tomoko Nakajima

Votes: 23

15. A Crowd of Three (2009)

131 min | Drama

6.0
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Kenta and Jun are like brothers. Having grown up together in an orphanage, they now work in a demolition squad, bullied and blackmailed by their boss. One night, they pick up a simple-minded girl called Kayo and go on a road trip.

Director: Tatsushi Ômori | Stars: Shôta Matsuda, Kengo Kôra, Sakura Andô, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 122

16. The River with No Bridge (1992)

142 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: Yôichi Higashi | Stars: Naoko Ôtani, Tamao Nakamura, Tetta Sugimoto, Atsuro Watabe

Votes: 31

17. Dem deutschen Volke (1996)

98 min | Documentary

8.7
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In 1971, Christo and Jeanne-Claude thought of wrapping the Reichstag. After endless meetings with Government officials, they were finally given permission to wrap the Reichstag in 1994. For... See full summary »

Directors: Jörg Daniel Hissen, Wolfram Hissen | Stars: Friedrich G. Beckhaus, Christo, Eberhard Diepgen, Jeanne-Claude

Votes: 23

18. The Matsugane Potshot Affair (2006)

112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.9
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Some hapless losers are introduced to the results of their stupidity.

Director: Nobuhiro Yamashita | Stars: Tamae Andô, Hirofumi Arai, Hyôe Enoki, Setsuko Karasuma

Votes: 231

19. Slingshot Hip Hop (2008)

80 min | Documentary, Music

8.1
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The voice of a new generation rocks and rhymes as Palestinian rappers form alternative voices of resistance within the Israeli-Palestinian struggle.

Director: Jacqueline Reem Salloum | Stars: Tamer Nafar, Suhell Nafar, Mahmoud Jreri, Mahmud Shalaby

Votes: 145

20. Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times (2002)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary

6.9
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48 Metascore

This documentary compiles a series of Noam Chomsky's interviews and lectures that address the events of 9/11.

Director: John Junkerman | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Carol Chomsky

Votes: 611 | Gross: $0.29M

21. The Crying Wind (2004)

106 min | Drama

6.9
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Seikichi makes his living fishing from a small boat off the coast of Okinawa. He and his 12-year-old grandson Akira live in a small, tree-lined village in the northern part of the island. ... See full summary »

Director: Yôichi Higashi | Stars: Akira Fukuhara, Fumio Haruya, Takahito Hosoyamada, Tomoya Iju

Votes: 47

22. Old Partner (2008)

78 min | Documentary

7.6
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An elderly farmer lives out his final days with his wife and a loyal ox in the Korean countryside.

Director: Chung-ryoul Lee | Stars: Won-gyoon Choi, Sam-soon Lee

Votes: 431

23. Okinawa: Urizun no ame (2015)

148 min | Documentary, History, War

8.8
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'Okinawa: The Afterburn' is the first documentary film to provide a comprehensive picture of the 1945 Battle of Okinawa and the ensuing 70-year occupation of the island by the U.S. military.

Director: John Junkerman

Votes: 235

24. Out of Place: Memories of Edward Said (2006)

138 min | Documentary

7.2
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Through interviews with Arabs and Israelis, this documentary explores the legacy of Palestinian-American intellectual Edward Said.

Director: Makoto Satô | Stars: Daniel Barenboim, Noam Chomsky, Elias Khoury, Marian Said

Votes: 21 | Gross: $0.00M

25. Wandering Home (2010)

118 min | Drama

6.5
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War photojournalist Yasuyuki Tsukahara married popular manga artist Yuki Sonoda and had children. Because of Yasayuki's drinking problems the couple divorced. Yasuyuki is now coughing up ... See full summary »

Director: Yôichi Higashi | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Hiromi Nagasaku, Sei Andô, Kanji Furutachi

Votes: 83

26. Dolphin blue: Fuji, mou ichido sora e (2007)

105 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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Director: Tetsu Maeda | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Mitsuki Takahata, Maki Nishiyama, Hiromi Nagasaku

Votes: 20

27. Monshen (2006)

94 min | Drama

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Stars: Tokie Kanda, Masaomi Kondô, Yasuhiro Numata, Sumi Tamagawa

28. Gina K (2005)

Drama

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Director: Yoshimasa Fujie | Stars: Taro Fujioka, Eri Ishida, Arata Iura, Reiko Kataoka

29. Nâsu Natsuko no atsui natsu (2010)

68 min | Drama

3.6
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Director: Yôichi Higashi | Stars: Sakurako Kaoru, Jun Kajima, Yôta Kawase, Naomi Nashiki

Votes: 8

30. Outside the Great Wall (2011)

118 min | Documentary

7.4
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Director: Han Guang | Stars: Zhang Boli, Maiping Chen, Ma Desheng, Xiang Huang

Votes: 9

31. Chinmoku o yaburu (2009)

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Director: Toshikuni Doi

32. Living the Silent Spring (2011)

87 min | Documentary

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About the scars left behind by Agent Orange, which was used during the Vietnam War.

Director: Masako Sakata | Star: Tokiko Katô

33. Hanako (2001)

60 min | Documentary

7.8
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An unusual family portrait questioning the definitions of art, family, and what it means to be disabled.

Director: Makoto Satô

Votes: 13

34. Nisesatsu (2009)

94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

4.7
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Director: Yûichi Kimura | Stars: Mitsuko Baishô, Munetaka Aoki, Toshiyuki Itakura, Yûichi Kimura

Votes: 8

35. Mahiru no hoshi (1999)

93 min | Documentary

7.0
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Director: Makoto Satô | Stars: Yoshihiko Itô, Noriko Kawamura, Takao Matsumoto, Shigeru Nishio

Votes: 14

36. Watashi no chôkyô nikki (2010)

64 min | Drama

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Director: Yôichi Higashi | Stars: Asami, Kyôko Hayami, Atsushi Narasaka, Nozomu Okumura

37. Japan's Peace Constitution (2005)

76 min | Documentary

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Through interviews conducted with leading thinkers around the world, the film explores the origins of the Constitution in the ashes of war and the significance of its peace clauses in the conflicted times of the early 21st century.

Director: John Junkerman | Stars: John D. Dower, Beate Sirota Gordon, Rokuro Hidaka, Chalmers Johnson

Votes: 7

38. Hadashi no Gen ga mita Hiroshima (2011)

Documentary

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Through Mr. Nakazawa's story, and his original art work, Barefoot Gen's Hiroshima illuminates the nature of war and nuclear weapons, urging us not to repeat the past.

Director: Yuko Ishida | Star: Keiji Nakazawa

39. Mainichi ga Arutsuhaimâ (2012)

93 min | Documentary

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Director: Yuka Sekiguchi

40. Menda Sakae: Gokuchu no Sei (1998)

88 min | Documentary

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Director: Masato Koike | Stars: Haruo Kinoshita, Sakae Menda

41. Tsukuba Kaigun Kôkûtai (2015)

99 min | Documentary

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Director: Osamu Wakatsuki | Stars: Hideko Hara, Yoshio Hashimoto, Shin'ya Kinase, Masayuki Nagare

42. Fukushima: Is There a Way Out? (2013)

Not Rated | 68 min | Documentary

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The Fukushima nuclear disaster is considered the worst of the 21st century. Watch as seventeen Japanese citizens are granted access to see the impact of the worst nuclear power plant ... See full summary »

Director: Hongki Lee | Stars: Jun'ichi Kowaka, Setsuko Kuroda, Shannon Lee, Keiko Shibata

Votes: 6

43. Genpatsu kirinukicho (1982)

45 min

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Director: Noriaki Tsuchimoto | Star: Shôichi Ozawa

44. Minyon baion no hôsoku (2014)

Drama

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Director: Shôichirô Sasaki | Stars: Hideaki Mutô, Tatsunori Tanbe

45. Miike: Owaranai yama no monogatari (2006)

103 min | Documentary

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The instant I set foot on the grounds of the abandoned Miike mine, I felt I could hear the voices of those who worked there, coming from deep underground. Local people confronted me with ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroko Kumagai

46. Arakawa (1993)

Documentary

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Director: Hisahiro Hagiwara


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