Alone Across The Pacific (1963)
Film based on the true story of one man's attempt to sail single-handed across the Pacific.
Ballad Of Narayama (1958)
A grandmother prepares for her last journey - to be taken to the mountains to die - but her son struggles to accept her fate.
Equinox Flower (1958)
Cultural changes in post war Japan come close to home when the concept of arranged marriage is questioned.
Life Of Oharu (1952)
A privileged woman struggles to survive in a strictly hierarchical society, and is unable to prevent her life from spiralling downwards.
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