Au Revoir L'Été (2013)
Rites of passage drama about a youngster on a summer break with her family.
Bugmaster (2006)
A Japanese spirit exorcist and his disciple.
The Clone Returns Home (2008)
A Japanese astronaut who dies during a mission is subsequently resurrected as a clone and returns to his childhood home.
Crossways (1928)
After a fight over the affections of a geisha, a young man is racked by guilt, convinced he has committed a terrible crime.
Empire Of Passion (1978)
A soldier embarks on an affair with an older married woman.
Ghost In The Shell 3: Solid State Society (2007)
The latest feature length instalment of the renowned anime series.
In The Realm Of The Senses (1976)
A man begins an affair with one of his servants.
Japanese Girls Never Die (2016)
Graffiti artists daub a town with a woman's missing poster after she disappears and a gang of vicious teen girls roams the streets.
Jigoku (1960)
A young student's life spirals into catastrophe after he meets a mysterious young man.
Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)
The Battle of Iwo Jima as seen from the viewpoint of the desperately outnumbered Japanese defenders.
Lost In Translation (2003)
Two lonely American tourists in Tokyo find solace in each other.
Maborosi (1995)
A young mother struggles to come to terms with grief.
My Neighbours The Yamadas (1999)
Funny, delicately drawn animated vignettes of married life in Japan.
Odayaka (2012)
Two women in Tokyo face a wave of anxiety after the south-east Asian tsunami.
Ponyo (2008)
A five-year-old boy meets a magical fish who longs to become human.
You Only Live Twice (1967)
James Bond heads off to Japan in Roald Dahl's wacky adaptation.
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