47 Ronin (2013)
A band of samurai set out to avenge the death of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.
Battleship (2012)
A film based on the board game (yes board game) of the same name, in which a fleet of ships battle an unknown enemy.
Bright Future (2003)
Exploration of disaffected youth in Japan.
Gohatto (1999)
A period tale of Samarai warriors and their obsessions with honour, love and death.
Harmonium (2016)
When a man who runs a workshop hires an old friend, trouble brews for his family.
Ichi The Killer (2001)
Ultra-violent film about an autistic-turned-killing machine.
Invisible Waves (2006)
A man, dogged by guilt, goes on the run after poisoning his lover.
Journey To The Shore (2015)
A devoted wife lets her husband, who drowned at sea three years ago, take her on a journey.
Last Life In The Universe (2003)
A failed Japanese suicide makes friends with a neurotic, spoilt Thai girl in Bangkok.
Maborosi (1995)
A young mother struggles to come to terms with grief.
Mongol (2007)
Biopic covering the early life and battles of the man who, as Genghis Khan, would go on to conquer half the known world.
Parasyte: Part 1 (2014)
A Tokyo teenager has to try to live witha mutant parasite that takes control of his right arm.
Silence (2016)
In the 17th century, two Jesuit priests face violence and persecution when they travel to Japan to locate their mentor.
Vital (2004)
A medical student reconstructs his identity after surviving a car crash.
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