Battle Royale (2000)
Futuristic Japanese survival gameshow where school children fight for their lives.
Battle Royale II: Requiem (2003)
Japanese high school kids are forced to hunt down a dangerous renegade, or die.
Bright Future (2003)
Exploration of disaffected youth in Japan.
Complicity (2018)
An illegal Chinese immigrant in Japan gets a job using a false ID and forms an unexpected bond with his employer.
Death Note: The Last Name (2008)
A brilliant Japanese student uses a book given to him by a ‘god of death’ to dispense his own brand of justice.
Empire Of Passion (1978)
A soldier embarks on an affair with an older married woman.
In The Realm Of The Senses (1976)
A man begins an affair with one of his servants.
Shield Of Straw (2013)
Five police officers struggle to protect a murder suspect afer a powerful man puts a price on his head.
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