Films & Other Videos
Films with: Mayuzumi, Toshirō
- Akai satsui Intentions of murder /
- 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 10032
- Akasen chitai Street of shame /
- The final film of director Kenji Mizoguchi follows the lives of five prostitutes in the Yoshiwara region of Tokyo. Each has a different story and different plans, but they all share an uncertain future as they face the outlawing of their profession.
- DVD 8604
- Buta to gunkan Pigs and battleships /
- Portrays postwar Japan through the power struggles between small-time gangsters in the port town of Yokosuka, where American soldiers are based.
- DVD 9982
- Nippon konchūki The insect woman /
- 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 10033
- Ohayō Good morning /
- Satiric comedy in which two young brothers refuse to talk until their parents agree to buy them a television set. Set in a 1950s residential suburb of Tokyo.
- DVD 1683