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41.

Hakuchi: The Idiot

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The Idiot, an adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's masterpiece about a wayward, pure soul's reintegration into society, updated by Kurosawa to capture Japan's postwar aimlessness, was a victim of studio interference and public indifference. Today, this "folly" looks ever more fascinating.
DVD
2009; 1951
Clemons (Stacks)
42.

Akai Satsui: Intentions of Murder

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Sadako is a typical Imamura heroine: one who revels in the pleasures of food, labor, sex, and self-preservation. Carrying the burden of her status as a lowly, poor, prostitute-birthed commoner wife, Sadako is subjected to an escalating series of belittlement both at home and in society.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
43.

Nippon Konchūki: The Insect Woman

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Portrays 45 years in the life of a woman and her struggles to survive. The story progresses from her life as a country girl to her years as a successful and ruthless madam in Tokyo and back again to her native village.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
44.

The Living Magoroku =: Ikite Iru Magoroku

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Under pressure form neighbors, a wealthy family must decide if they want to cultivate soil that hasn't been tilled for centuries in order to aid the war effort.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
45.

Morning for the Osone Family =: Osone-Ke Ashita

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After Japan's unconditional surrender, this family drama functions as an angry indictment of Japanese imperialism.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
46.

Hana Saku Minato

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Two con men pretending to be the brothers of a boatyard owner arrive in a seaside town in southern Kyūshū to swindle the locals, but soon they have a crisis of conscience when World War II begins.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
47.

Three Films by Hiroshi Teshigahara: The Supplements

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"Teshigahara and Abe" is about the collaboration between director Hiroshi Teshigahara and author/screenwriter Kōbō Abe, which includes exclusive video interviews with film programmer and professor Richard Peña, Japanese-film scholars Donald Richie and Tadao Sato, set designer Arata Isozaki, screenwriter John Nathan, and producer Noriko Nomura ; "Hokusai" explores the work of wood-block artist Katsushika Hokusai ; "Ikebana" is a documentary about the Sogetsu School, originally renowned for its instruction in the art of flower arranging, and its founder and grand master, his father, Sofu Teshigahara ; "Tokyo 1958" is a portrait of the people and culture ; "Ako,", a film depicting one night in the life of a young girl and her rowdy friends, was commissioned by the National Film Board o [...]
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
48.

Ai No Kawaki

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A tense psychological drama about a young woman who is widowed after marrying into a wealthy family and becomes sexually involved with her father-in-law, while harboring a destructive obsession with the family gardener.
DVD
2011; 1967
Clemons (Stacks)
49.

Aru Kyōhaku

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This film noir concerns the intertwined fates of a desperate bank manager, blackmailed for book-cooking, and his resentful but timid underling, passed over for a promotion.
DVD
2011; 1960
Clemons (Stacks)
50.

Kuroi Taiyō

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A manic, oddball, anti-buddy story about a young, jazz-obsessed Japanese drifter and a black American GI on the lam in Tokyo.
DVD
2011; 1964
Clemons (Stacks)
51.

Kyōnetsu No Kisetsu

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A juvenile delinquent gets out of the pen and immediately embarks on an angry rampage, most of it directed at the girlfriend of the journalist who helped send him up.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
52.

Nikui Anchikushō

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A celebrity, dissatisfied with both his professional and personal lives, leaves Tokyo to deliver a much-needed Jeep to a remote village.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
53.

Koshiben Ganbare

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Flunky, Work Hard (1931, 28 min): An atypical breezy comedy about a poor insurance salesman trying to provide for his family. No Blood Relation (1932, 79 min.): A maternal-instinct melodrama about an actress desperate to reclaim the daughter she left behind.
DVD
2011; 1931
Clemons (Stacks)
54.

Kagirinaki Hodō

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An absorbing character and class study about a carefree waitress who, after a series of dramatic events, ends up in a stifling marriage.
DVD
2011; 1934
Clemons (Stacks)
55.

Kimi to Wakarete

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Apart From You: An aging geisha is resented by her humiliated teenage son.; Every-night Dreams: A dockside bar hostess must contend with the return of her long-gone layabout husband.
DVD
2011; 1933
Clemons (Stacks)
56.

Sugata Sanshirō: Sen-Kyūhyaku-Yonjūsannen Sangatsu Sakuhin

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A thrilling martial arts tale about the rivalry between judo and jujitsu.
DVD
2010; 1943
Clemons (Stacks)
57.

Ichiban Utsukushiku

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Presents the story of a group of girls who work in a precision-optical-instruments factory, making lenses, binoculars, etc., during wartime in Japan. This was filmed in a real factory with real workers which gives the movie a documentary flavor.
DVD
2010; 1944
Clemons (Stacks)
58.

Hitori Musuko

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A good-natured mother gives up everything to ensure her son's education and future.
DVD
2010; 1936
Clemons (Stacks)
59.

Yabu No Naka No Kuroneko

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In war-torn medieval Japan, a military hero is sent to a small village to dispatch a malevolent spirit that has been ripping out the throats of itinerant samurai. and discovers that he must face his own personal demons as well.
BookDVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
60.

Ore Wa Matteru Ze

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A restaurant manager and ex-boxer get roped into the criminal underworld when the ex-boxer falls hard for a mysterious, young suicidal club hostess who is fleeing her gangster boss.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)