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Like Father, Like Son (Flyer)

Like Father, Like Son

Would you choose your natural son, or the son you believed was yours after spending 6 years together? Kore-eda Hirokazu, the globally acclaimed director of "Nobody Knows", "Still Walking" and "I Wish", returns to the big screen with another family - a family thrown into torment after a phone call from the hospital where the son was born... Ryota has earned everything he has by his hard work, and believes nothing can stop him from pursuing his perfect life as a winner. Then one day, he and his wife, Midori, get an unexpected phone call from the hospital. More

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120 Min
Like Father, Like Son
Hirokazu KORE-EDA, Japan
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Tokyo Family (Flyer)

Tokyo Family

In this film director Yoji Yamada bows down before his teacher and role model. Yamada was assistant director on Yazujiro Ozu’s «Tokyo monogatari», a moving family portrait set after the Second World War. In his remake, Yamada has made very few departures from Ozu’s masterpiece in order to update the story of ageing couple Shukichi and Tomiko to present day Japan. Once again, the pair decides to leave their quiet lives in the country to pay a visit to their children and grandchildren in Tokyo. More

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146 Min
Tokyo Family
Yoji Yamada, Japan
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No Man's Zone Fukushima (Flyer)

No Man's Zone Fukushima

A man wanders through the 20-kilometre exclusion zone around the stricken nuclear reactors at Fukushima. The cherry trees are in bloom and the natural surroundings make an idyllic impression. Radiation is invisible, yet a gaping emptiness looms where the tsunami engulfed streets and houses. The man is wearing normal clothing, just like the people still toughing it out here, for the time being at least. He occa- sionally encounters white “ghosts” in protective clothing, performing strange tasks. More

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103 Min
Fukushima
Toshi Fujiwara, Japan
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No Man's Zone
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Hanezu no tsuki (Flyer)

Hanezu no tsuki

The Asuka region is the birthplace of Japan. Here, in ancient times, there were those who fulfilled their lives in the midst of waiting. Modern people, apparently having lost this sense of waiting, seem unable to feel grateful for the present, and cling to the illusion that all things will move constantly forward according to one’s own plan. In ancient times, there were three small mountains that people believed were inhabited by gods. They were Mt. Unebi, Mt. Miminashi, and Mt. More

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Air Doll - Kûki ningyô (Flyer)

Air Doll - Kûki ningyô

A story of love and frailty, Air Doll takes the essence of what it means to be human and distills it down to its purest form in this bittersweet love story that smoothly intertwines fantasy and reality. In a shabby, rundown apartment in an old part of Tokyo, a bright beacon of purity shines into being one day. Silent and motionless, the air doll that belongs to quiet and retiring middle-aged Hideo (Itsuji Itao) has never been anything out of the ordinary. More

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Air Doll
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Still Walking - Aruitemo, aruitemo (Flyer)

Still Walking - Aruitemo, aruitemo

Japanese film director Hirokazu Kore-eda will compete in San Sebastián for the third time, following Wandarfuru raifu (After Life, 1998) and Hana yori mo naho (Hana, 2006). A family drama about grown children visiting their elderly parents, which unfolds over one summer day. The aging parents have lived in the family home for decades. Their son and daughter return for a rare family reunion, bringing their own families with them. They have gathered to commemorate the tragic death of the eldest son, who drowned in an accident fifteen years ago. More

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Tokyo Sonata (Flyer)

Tokyo Sonata

TOKYO SONATA is a portrait of a seemingly ordinary Japanese family. The father who abruptly loses his job conceals the truth from his family; the eldest son in college hardly returns home; the youngest son furtively takes piano lessons without telling his parents; and the mother, who knows deep down that her role is to keep the family together, cannot find the will to do so. From the exterior, all is normal and the same. But somehow, a single, unforeseeable chasm has appeared within the family, only to spread ever so quietly and quickly to disintegrate them. More

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trigon-film edition 25: Japan
CHF 32.00 / EUR 29.00

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Love and Honor - Bushi no Ichibun (Flyer)

Love and Honor - Bushi no Ichibun

Shortly after assuming his post as food taster, Shinnojo loses his eyesight. The fish that was given to the head of the clan was poisoned. Prior to this, Shinnojo had held an inferior position in the ruler’s entourage. Realising that not only will he remain blind until the end of his days, but he must now relinquish his position and will need assistance for rest of his life, Shinnojo becomes dejected and melancholy. His wife, Kayo, is the only one able to prevent him from committing suicide: “I can’t imagine life without you. More

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trigon-film edition 25: Japan
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Hana Yori mo Naho (Flyer)

Hana Yori mo Naho

The time is 1702. A young samurai, Aoki Sozaemon (Okada Junichi) has left his countryside hometown, and is now living in Edo (now Tokyo), in search of Kanazawa Jubei (Asano Tadanobu), the man who killed his father. He is living in a dilapidated tenement house, in the poor quarters of the city of Edo. His neighbors in the so-called "row houses" are all good, solid folk who can never even hope to rise out of the squalor of their surroundings. Sozaemon, the provincial samurai, becomes friends with a variety of characters including a habitual drunk, an unsuccessful would-be petty official, a ragman, a perky girl, a doctor, and a scrivener. More

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Umoregi - La forêt oubliée (Flyer)

Umoregi - La forêt oubliée

The action takes place in a small town near the mountains. The heroine, MACHI, is a high school student, who has yet to find her direction in life. One day, she and her friends start making up a story, which they decide to continue as a kind of relay. One after another, the girls continue the dreamlike tale, which unfolds like a “future history”, invisible to the protagonists. Meanwhile, for the adults of the town things are different. Their “story” is forged from the realities of life, and from their past. More

Nobody Knows - Dare mo shiranai (Flyer)

Nobody Knows - Dare mo shiranai

Four siblings live happily with their mother in a small apartment in Tokyo. The children all have different fathers and have never been to school. The very existence of three of them has been hidden from the landlord. One day, the mother leaves behind a little money and a note, charging her oldest boy to look after the others. And so begins the children's odyssey, a journey nobody knows. Though engulfed by the cruel fate of abandonment, the four children do their best to survive in their own little world, devising and following their own set of rules. More

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Nobody Knows
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Twilight Samurai - Tasogare Seibei (Flyer)

Twilight Samurai - Tasogare Seibei

Seibei Iguchi (Hiroyuki Sanada), a low-ranking samurai and family man, leads a life without glory as a bureaucrat in the mid-XIX century Japan. A widower, he has charge of two daughters (whom he adores) and a senile mother; he must therefore work in the fields and accept piecework to make both ends meet. New prospects seem to open up when Tomoe (Rie Miyazama), his long-time love, divorces a brutal husband. However, even as the Japanese feudal system is unraveling, Seibei remains bound by the code of honour of the samurai and by his own sense of social precedences. The consequences are cruel. More

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Power and Terror - Noam Chomsky in Our Times (Flyer)
Power and Terror - Noam Chomsky in Our Times DVD
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Power and Terror
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Distance (Flyer)

Distance

A massacre initiated by the followers of an apocalyptic religious sect, the Ark of Truth, leaves more than a hundred people dead ¿ including the self-appointed executioners, slain by fellow cult members. Three years pass. On the anniversary of the slaughter, four friends who lost loved ones in the tragedy seek solace by journeying to the secluded lake where it all began. They encounter a man who was with the executioners until the very moment the killing began, and their pilgrimage takes a strange, unexpected turn. More

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trigon-film edition 25: Japan DVD
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trigon-film edition 25: Japan
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After Life - Wandafuru Raifu (Flyer)
After Life - Wandafuru Raifu DVD
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After Life
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Maboroshi no hikari (Flyer)

Maboroshi no hikari

Yumiko is a young woman from Osako, whose life is defined by the death of her loved ones. She lost her grandmother at the age of twelve, and her husband Ikuo, who is the reincarnation of her grandmother to her, commits suicide some months after the birth of their child. Once more Yumiko loses a person she had really loved. Five years later she marries Tamio, a man who lives by the sea together with his eight-year-old daughter from his first marriage. Her pain has ceased until the day she returns to her place of birth and gets caught up by her memories. More

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Maborosi
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Okaeri (Flyer)

Okaeri

Yuriko works at home all day, transcribing tapes, feeling cut off from outside the world. Her husband, Takashi, works as a school teacher. In the evening he often goes to bars and comes home late, leaving his wife behind, waiting for him with the warm supper. He thinks she had accepted this reality, but one day she runs off, steals a car and starts turning into a woman he doesn't recognize. More

Madadayo (Flyer)
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Nemuru otoko - Sleeping Man (Flyer)

Nemuru otoko - Sleeping Man

Takuji’s been in a coma for quite some time after an accident in the mountains, where he often wandered wistfully. His family and friends have been coping rather well with his condition, and he lies in bed at home where everyone can visit him. More

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Narayama Bushiko - Imamura (Flyer)
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The Ballad of Narayama
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Dersu Uzala (Flyer)
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Dersu Uzala
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Dodeskaden (Flyer)

Dodeskaden

The film focuses on the lives of a variety of characters who happen to live in a rubbish dump. The first to be introduced is a mentally challenged boy who lives in a world of fantasy in which he is a tram conductor. He is both the tram and the tram driver and follows a set route and schedule through the dump; his dedication to the fantasy is fanatical. The film title refers to a Japanese onomatopoeia for the sound made by a tram or train while in motion ( "Do-desu-ka-den do-desu-ka-den do-desu-ka-den"). The sound is made by the boy as he makes his daily faux-tram route through the dump. More

Akahige - Redbeard (Flyer)
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Akahige
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The Woman in the Dunes - Suna no onna (Flyer)

The Woman in the Dunes - Suna no onna

On nice summer day Jumpei Niki, a Tokyo based entomologist and educator, is in a seaside village collecting specimens of sand insects. As it is late in the day and as he has missed the last bus back to the city, some of the villagers suggest that he spend the night there, they offering to find him a place to stay. That place is the home of a young woman, whose house is located at the bottom of a sand pit accessible only by ladder. He later learns that the woman's husband and child died in a sandstorm, their undiscovered bodies buried somewhere near the house. More

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High and Low - Tengoku to jigoku (Flyer)
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High and Low
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Sanjuro - Tsubaki Sanjûrô (Flyer)
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Kurosawa & Mifune
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Yojimbo (Flyer)
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Kurosawa & Mifune
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Naked Youth - Seishun zankoku monogatari (Flyer)
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Naked Youth
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Street of Love And Hope - Ai to kibo no machi (Flyer)
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Street of Love and Hope
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Narayama Bushiko - Kinoshita (Flyer)
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The Ballad of Narayama
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The Hidden Fortress - Kakushi-toride no san-akunin (Flyer)
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The Hidden Fortress
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Throne of Blood - Kumonosu-jô (Flyer)
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Throne of Blood
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Akasen Chitai - Street of Shame (Flyer)
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Akasen chitai
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Kenji Mizoguchi Box DVD
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Kenji Mizoguchi Box
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Yokihi - Empress Yank Kwei Fei (Flyer)

Yokihi - Empress Yank Kwei Fei

Emperor Huan Tsung is grieving over the death of his wife. The Yang family wants to provide him with a consort so that they may consolidate their influence over the court. General An Lushan finds a distant relative working in their kitchen whom they groom to present to the Emperor. And he falls in love with her and she becomes the Princess Yang Kwei-fei. More

Gion Bayashi - A Geisha (Flyer)
Gion Bayashi - A Geisha - Gion Festival Music DVD
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Gion Bayashi
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Kenji Mizoguchi Box
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Sansho Dayu - Sanshi the Bailiff (Flyer)
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Sansho dayu
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Kenji Mizoguchi Box
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Chikamatsu monogatari - A Story from Chikamatsu (Flyer)
Chikamatsu monogatari - A Tale from Chikamatsu -The Cruzified Lovers DVD
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Chikamatsu monogatari
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Kenji Mizoguchi Box DVD
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Kenji Mizoguchi Box
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The Seven Samurai - Shichinin no samurai (Flyer)
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The Seven Samurai
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The Seven Samurai
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Ugetsu monogatari (Flyer)
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Ugetsu monogatari
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Kenji Mizoguchi Box
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Tokyo monogatari - Tokyo Story (Flyer)

Tokyo monogatari - Tokyo Story

The Hirayamas travel from their hometown of Onomichi to Tokyo tovisit their adult children. But the younger generation make them feelmore in the way than welcome. It also emerges that their son’s career asa doctor and their daughter’s as a hairdresser are nowhere near as successfulas the couple were led to believe from afar. The only one whoreally makes an effort to spend time with them is their daughter-in-law,Noriko, the widow of the Hirayama’s son who went missing in the war. More

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Tokyo Story
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Ikiru - Einmal richtig leben (Flyer)
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Ikiru
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Oyu Sama - Miss Oyu (Flyer)
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Oyu-sama
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Kenji Mizoguchi Box DVD
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Kenji Mizoguchi Box
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Hakuchi - Idiot (Flyer)
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Hakuchi
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Rashomon (Flyer)
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Rashomon
Akira KUROSAWA, Japan
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Rashomon
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Shunbun - Scandal (Flyer)
Shubun - Scandal DVD
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Shubun
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Banshun - Late Spring (Flyer)

Banshun - Late Spring

Twenty-seven-year-old Noriko lives with her widowed father, a university professor, in a small house in the tranquil surroundings of northern Kamakura. He is completing a scientific manuscript, aided by his assistant, Hattori. Professor Sonomiya is concerned for his daughter s welfare, and one day suggests she marry Hattori. Noriko only laughs at his suggestion because she is quite happy with her life and knows that Hattori is already engaged. Her aunt Masa, the professor s sister, is the next person to try out her matchmaking skills, and she talks Noriko into meeting Mr Satake. More

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Shizukanaru Ketto (Flyer)
Kurosawa & Mifune - Box DVD
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Kurosawa & Mifune
CHF 36.00 / EUR 33.00

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Drunken Angel - Yoidore tenshi (Flyer)
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98 Min
Drunken Angel
Akira KUROSAWA, Japan
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Drunken Angel
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I was born, but - Umarete wa mita keredo (Flyer)

I was born, but - Umarete wa mita keredo

Yoshii, his wife and their two sons, Ryoichi and Keiji, move into a Tokyo suburb. The head of Yoshii’s department lives nearby. When he invites Yoshii’s family and all the children in the neighbourhood to a film show at his house, Ryoichi and Keiji are thrilled to discover their father on the screen. But when he starts pulling all sorts of faces to please his boss and thereby – in the eyes of his sons – embarrasses himself in front of everyone, the two boys’ world is in tatters. More

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I was born, but...
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