Films & Other Videos
Films with: Hisaita, Eijirō
- Hakuchi Idiot /
- Based on Dostoyevsky's fable of a holy fool, this story which takes place in Hokkaido in the winter is about a man who returns home after a stay in an asylum. He is being drawn toward Christianity, his antagonist is an anarchist.
- DVD 6386
- Tengoku to jigoku [High and low] /
- A complex crime thriller in which a wealthy shoe manufacturer's chauffeur's son is kidnapped in mistake for his own, and he faces a moral dilemma -- should he pay the ransom anyway and risk losing his position?
- DVD 747
- Waga seishun ni kuinashi No regrets for our youth /
- A story of feminist self-discovery set in pre-war Japan. A woman breaks conventions by striking out on her own and being self-sufficient.
- DVD 6387
- Yoru no onnatachi Women of the night /
- Filmed on location in Osaka, Women of the night concerns two sisters, Fusako and Natsuko, one a war widow and the other in an affair with a drug dealer. Along with their younger friend Kumiko they fall into prostitution and moral chaos and a life of gangs and gangsters, trapped by their city's postwar desperation and devastation.
- DVD 8605