A masterless samurai stricken by poverty requests to commit Seppuku, but before he does the deed, he’s told the story of a young samurai who came for the same reason and ended up slashing his stomach for his misdeed.
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Widow Tampopo sets out to find the perfect recipe to make ramen alongside truck driver Goro.
features/Around the World: It’s All About Japanese Cinema at the Shanghai Film Fest
posted Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
by yam magazine | Comments (3)
The event of the week is the beginning of the Shanghai International Film Festival, starting on June 16th and ending the 24th, showcasing a broad variety of films… including A LOT of Japanese films in its different programs.
The 22nd edition of the Stockholm Film Festival was all about love. Love for movies, love for art as well as movies about love. Boasting over 170 movies from 44 countries, there was always something to watch for everyone.
13 Assassins is Takashi Miike’s remake of the 1963 version, that follows a group of samurai that are sent to kill the Shogun’s half-brother.
Tetsuya Nakashima’s Paco and the Magical Book tells the story of grumpy old Okunuki (Yakusho) as he enters a board meeting and is sent to a hospital, in which he meets a whole bunch of picturesque characters, including a little girl named Paco who can only retain memories for a day.
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