Japanese drama films

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  1. 11.25: The Day He Chose His Own Fate

    11.25: The Day He Chose His Own Fate (2012)

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    11:25 The Day He Chose His Own Fate (11・25自決の日 三島由紀夫と若者たち 11.25 Jiketsu no Hi: Mishima Yukio to Wakamonotachi) is a 2012 Japanese drama film directed by Kōji Wakamatsu. The film competed in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.


  2. 19

    19 (2000)

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    19 is a 2001 Japanese drama film directed by Kazushi Watanabe. It was released on July 14, 2001.


  3. A Class to Remember

    A Class to Remember (1994)

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    A Class to Remember (学校 Gakko) is a 1993 Japanese film directed by Yōji Yamada. It was chosen as Best Film at the Japan Academy Prize ceremony.


  4. A Hen in the Wind

    A Hen in the Wind (1948)

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    A Hen in the Wind (風の中の牝鶏 Kaze no naka no mendori) is a 1948 Japanese drama film directed by Yasujiro Ozu, starring Kinuyo Tanaka and Shūji Sano.


  5. A Promise

    A Promise (1986)

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    A Promise (Japanese: 人間の約束, translit. Ningen no yakusoku) is a 1986 Japanese drama film directed by Yoshishige Yoshida. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section the 1986 Cannes Film Festival.


  6. A Woman's Work

    A Woman's Work (2002)

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    Travail (とらばいゆ Torabaiyu) is a 2002 Japanese romance comedy drama film directed by Kentarō Ōtani and starring Asaka Seto, Shinya Tsukamoto and Mikako Ichikawa. It was released on 23 March 2002.


  7. After the Banquet

    After the Banquet (2009)

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    After the Banquet (Hangul: 결혼식 후에; RR: Gyeolhonsik hue; lit. "After the Wedding") is a 2009 South Korean-Japanese film starring Shin Sung-woo, Ye Ji-won, Bae Soo-bin, Kim Bo-kyung, Lee Hae-young, Seo Yoo-jung, Yoon Hee-seok, Cha Soo-yeon, and Go Ah-sung. A group of college alumni, mostly men, are reunited at a wedding. They are all looking forward to seeing one woman in particular, but to their surprise, the woman's daughter appears.


  8. Air: The Motion Picture

    Air: The Motion Picture (2005)

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    Air is a 2005 Japanese anime drama film directed by Osamu Dezaki and written by Makoto Nakamura based on the visual novel Air by Key. Originally, the film was set for a release date in autumn 2004, but was delayed; the film finally premiered in Japanese theaters on February 5, 2005. The film, animated by Toei Animation, is a reinterpretation of the original Air storyline which centers on the story arc of the female lead Misuzu Kamio. Yukito Kunisaki arrives in the town of Kami for a chance to earn money at the summer festival and meets Misuzu on his first day in town. They soon become friends and a story one thousand years old begins to unfold.


  9. All-Round Appraiser Q: The Eyes of Mona Lisa

    All-Round Appraiser Q: The Eyes of Mona Lisa (2014)

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    All-Round Appraiser Q: The Eyes of Mona Lisa (万能鑑定士Q モナ・リザの瞳) is a 2014 Japanese crime mystery drama film directed by Shinsuke Sato.


  10. An Autumn Afternoon

    An Autumn Afternoon (1962)

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    An Autumn Afternoon (秋刀魚の味 Sanma no aji, "The Taste of Mackerel Pike") is a 1962 Japanese drama film directed by Yasujirō Ozu. It stars Ozu regular Chishu Ryu as the patriarch of the Hirayama family who oversees the wedding of his daughter, played by Shima Iwashita. It was Ozu's last film; he died the following year.


  11. An Inlet of Muddy Water

    An Inlet of Muddy Water (1953)

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    An Inlet of Muddy Water (Japanese: Nigorie) is a 1953 Japanese drama film directed by Tadashi Imai. It was entered into the 1954 Cannes Film Festival.


  12. Andalusia: Revenge of the Goddess

    Andalusia: Revenge of the Goddess (2011)

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    Andalucia: Revenge of the Goddess (アンダルシア 女神の報復, Andarushia Megami no Hōfuku) is a 2011 Japanese drama film directed by Hiroshi Nishitani.


  13. Angel Home

    Angel Home (2013)

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    Angel Home (くちづけ Kuchizuke) is a 2013 Japanese drama film directed by Yukihiko Tsutsumi. It was released in Japan on 25 May.


  14. Apart from You

    Apart from You (1933)

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    Apart From You (君と別れて Kimi to wakarete) is a 1933 Japanese drama film written and directed by Mikio Naruse.


  15. April Bride

    April Bride (2009)

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    April Bride (余命1ヶ月の花嫁 Yomei Ikkagetsu no Hanayome) is a 2009 Japanese film directed by Ryuichi Hiroki.


  16. Arashi ga oka

    Arashi ga oka (1988)

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    Wuthering Heights (嵐が丘 Arashi ga Oka) is a 1988 Japanese drama film directed by Yoshishige Yoshida, based on the novel by Emily Brontë. It was entered into the 1988 Cannes Film Festival.


  17. Atarashiki tsuchi

    Atarashiki tsuchi (1937)

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    The Daughter of the Samurai (German: Die Tochter des Samurai, Japanese: Atarashiki Tsuchi, 新しき土 (The New Earth)) is a 1937 German-Japanese drama film directed by Arnold Fanck and Mansaku Itami and starring Setsuko Hara, Ruth Eweler and Sessue Hayakawa. Its Japanese title was Atarashiki tsuchi, meaning "New Earth." It was the first of two co-productions between Japan and Nazi Germany. Franck, who was famous for making mountaineering films, was possibly chosen as director because of his connections to the Nazi Party. Fanck and Itami clashed a great deal during the film's production, and in effect created two separate versions for release in their respective countries.


  18. Bad Company

    Bad Company (2001)

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    Mabudachi (En. Bad Company) is a 2001 Japanese film written and directed by Tomoyuki Furumaya. It stars Ryosuke Takahashi.


  19. Blindness

    Blindness (2008)

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    Blindness is a 2008 English-language film that is an adaptation of the 1995 novel Blindness by the Portuguese writer José Saramago about a society suffering an epidemic of blindness. The film was written by Don McKellar and directed by Fernando Meirelles with Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo as the main characters. Saramago originally refused to sell the rights for a film adaptation, but the producers were able to acquire it with the condition that the film would be set in an unnamed and unrecognizable city. Blindness premiered as the opening film at the Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2008, and the film was released in the United States on October 3, 2008.


  20. Boat

    Boat (2009)

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    Boat (Korean: 보트, translit. Boteu; Japanese: ノーボーイズ、ノークライ, alt. title No Boys, No Cry, formerly known as House) is a 2009 film directed by Kim Young-nam and starring Ha Jung-woo and Satoshi Tsumabuki in the lead roles. It is a South Korean-Japanese co-production. The film charts the experiences and cross cultural friendship of a couple of smugglers.


  21. Bozo

    Bozo (2012)

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    Bozo (ぼっちゃん) is a 2013 Japanese drama film directed by Tatsushi Ōmori and based on the Akihabara massacre. It was released on 16 March 2013 in Japan.


  22. Cape Nostalgia

    Cape Nostalgia (2014)

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    Cape Nostalgia (ふしぎな岬の物語 Fushigi na misaki no monogatari) is a 2014 Japanese drama film directed by Izuru Narushima. It was released on October 11.


  23. Chikadô no taiyô made

    Chikadô no taiyô made (1968)

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    The Sands of Kurobe (黒部の太陽 Kurobe no Taiyō) is a 1968 Japanese drama film directed by Kei Kumai. It was Japan's submission to the 41st Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.


  24. Confessions

    Confessions (2010)

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    Confessions (告白 Kokuhaku) is a 2010 Japanese drama film directed by Tetsuya Nakashima, based on housewife-turned-author Kanae Minato's 2008 debut mystery novel that won the 2009 Honya Taisho award (Japan Booksellers Award).


  25. Crickets

    Crickets (2006)

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    Crickets (こおろぎ Kōrogi) is a 2006 Japanese drama film directed by Shinji Aoyama.


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