Le sommeil d'or - Golden Slumbers

Le sommeil d'or - Golden Slumbers (2012)

A nocturnal drive along a rural highway into a city at dawn that is somehow moving in the wrong direction. It is only after a while that you notice that the vehicles are travelling backwards, receding back into the dusk of reality. This mysterious metaphor forms the starting point for a journey into the unknown history of Cambodian film. More

Une famille respectable

Une famille respectable (2012)

Arash est un universitaire iranien qui vit en occident. Il retourne donner des cours à Chiraz où vit sa mère, loin de Téhéran. Entraîné dans un tourbillon d’intrigues familiales et financières, il replonge dans les heures difficiles de son enfance au début de la guerre Irak-Iran en 1981. More

A Respectable Family DVD

A Respectable Family
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El amigo alemán

El amigo alemán (2012)

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The German Friend - El amigo aléman DVD

The German Friend
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The German Friend - El amigo aléman Blu-ray

The German Friend
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Nostalgia de la luz

Nostalgia de la luz (2010)

Au Chili, à trois mille mètres d’altitude, les astronomes venus du monde entier se rassemblent dans le désert d’Atacama pour observer les étoiles. Car la transparence du ciel est telle qu’elle permet de regarder jusqu’aux confins de l’univers. More

Nostalgia de la luz DVD

Nostalgia de la luz
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Salt Of This Sea - Milh hadha al-bahr

Salt Of This Sea - Milh hadha al-bahr (2008)

Soraya, 28, born and raised in Brooklyn, decides to return to live in Palestine, a country that her family was exiled from in 1948. On arriving in Ramallah, Soraya tries to recover the money left in an account by her grandparents but meets with refusal from the bank. Her path then crosses that of Emad, a young Palestinian whose ambition, unlike hers, is to leave the country for good. More

Salt of this Sea - Milh hadha al-bahr DVD

Salt of this Sea
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On the Rumba River - Wendo

On the Rumba River - Wendo (2007)

Travelling up and down the majestic river Congo on a disheveled boat, the young orphan Antoine Kolosoy composed his first songs on a beat up old guitar. As he gained renown, the young “Wendo,” as he was now known, was persecuted by the church and his music banned by the Belgian Colonial authorities, who feared his joyful rhythms would stir unrest. More

On the Rumba River - Wendo DVD

On the Rumba River
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Congo River - Beyond Darkness

Congo River - Beyond Darkness (2006)

More than 4 000 km through the immense forest équatorial... Beyond the technical and human performance (seven months of turning under extreme conditions), it is with a diving in the heart of a bloodless but splendid country that the film delivers throughout course of this majestic river. More

Bamako

Bamako (2006)

The beautiful woman Melé is a bar singer, her husband Chaka is out of work. The couple that lives in Bamako, the capital of Mali, is on the verge of breaking up... In the courtyard of the house, where they live together with other families, a trial court has been set up. African civil society spokesmen have taken proceedings against the World Bank and the IMF, whom they blame for Africa's woes. More

Bamako DVD

Bamako
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Comment j'ai fêté la fin du monde

Comment j'ai fêté la fin du monde (2006)

The recent Rumanian cinema delights the screenland The current Rumanian cinema is very exciting, which could also be seen at the Festival in Cannes: In 2006, the gentle feature film "Comment j'ai fêté la fin du monde" (Cum mi-am petrecut sfârsiful lumil) by Catalin Mitulescu was honoured with the award "Un certain regard" for the actress. More

The Way I spent the End of the World DVD

The Way I spent the End of the...
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trigon-film edition 25: Eastern Europe DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Eastern...
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Madeinusa

Madeinusa (2006)

Madeinusa is a girl aged 14 who lives in an isolated village in the Cordillera Blanca Mountain range of Peru. This strange place is characterized by its religious fervor. From Good Friday at three o'clock in the afternoon (the time of day when Christ died on the cross) to Easter Sunday, the whole village can do whatever it feels like. More

Madeinusa DVD

Madeinusa
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Grbavica

Grbavica (2006)

Esma (Mirjana Karanovic) is living with her 12-year-old daughter Sara (Luna Mijovic) in Grbavica, a quarter of the Bosnian capital Sarajevo. Saras class plans to go on a school trip. Since children of fallen warriors in the last war are not supposed to pay, Sara thinks that she is one of them (because her mother told her that her father got killed in war). More

Grbavica - Esma's Secret DVD

Grbavica
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Siberian Mammoth - O Mamute Siberiano

Siberian Mammoth - O Mamute Siberiano (2005)

This film examines the creation and exhibition of the propaganda film I Am Cuba, a Soviet/Cuban collaboration. It follows Soviet filmmaker Mikhail Kalatosov as he travels to Cuba in the early 1960s to make his film, a vignette drama which failed in both countries and was ressurrected in the West in the 1990s when Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese endorsed Milestone Films' 1993 ancillary release. More

The Siberian Mammoth - O Mamute Siberiano DVD

The Siberian Mammoth
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Soy Cuba - I am Cuba & The Siberian Mammoth DVD

Soy Cuba
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Les Artistes du théâtre brûlé

Les Artistes du théâtre brûlé (2005)

While much of Cambodia's cultural heritage was eradicated through the deaths of many artists during the Khmer Rouge era, the country's main theatrical structure, Preah Suramarit National Theatre remained standing throughout the Cambodian Civil War, even occasionally being used by the communist regime for official visits and propaganda pageants. More

The artists of the burned theatre DVD

The artists of the burned thea...
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Saratan

Saratan (2005)

Discontentment reigns in a Kyrgyzian village: money is not flowing as expected, everyone is trying to arrange his own business, if necessary secretly, communism is still finding adherents and the rustler Taschmat is at work, pursued by the village police man Salamat. The villagers belief in better times is weak, as well as their belief in a fair God. More

Saratan DVD

Saratan
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Memoria del saqueo

Memoria del saqueo (2004)

After the fall of the military dictatorship in 1983, successive democratic governments launched a series of reforms purporting to turn Argentina into the world's most liberal and prosperous economy. Less than twenty years later, the Argentinians have lost literally everything: major national companies More

Memoria del saqueo - Social Genocide DVD

Memoria del saqueo
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Eleni

Eleni (2004)

The film is set entirely in Greece between 1919 and 1949. It begins with the entry of the Red Army into Odessa and the flight of the Greek community there and ends in 1949 with the end of the Greek civil war. More

Salvador Allende

Salvador Allende (2004)

One from the heart, “Salvador Allende” is the Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzmán’s plaintive look back at the rise and violent fall of the world’s first democratically elected Marxist president. Mr. Guzmán, who went into exile after the Sept. 11, 1973, coup that led to Allende’s death, has returned to the country of his birth with a camera in hand and a storehouse of passionate memories. More

Salvador Allende DVD

Salvador Allende
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Mille mois - Alf Chahr

Mille mois - Alf Chahr (2003)

1981 - Morocco – The month of Ramadan. With her seven-year-old son, Mehdi, Amina moves in with her father-in-law, Ahmed. Mehdi’s father is in prison but the boy believes that he has gone to work in France: his mother and grandfather maintain this illusion for his sake. At school, Mehdi has the privileged task of looking after the teacher’s chair. His relationship with the village, his friends and the world revolves around this object. More

A Thousand Months - Alf chahr DVD

A Thousand Months
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Gori Vatra - Fuse!

Gori Vatra - Fuse! (2003)

This film directed by Pjer Zalica was the best shown at the 2005 Global Lens Film Festival. It is now available on dvd in the USA courtesy of First Run Features. It includes a video introduction by the director. Fuse is set in Tesanj, a Bosnian town close to the Serbian border, two years after the civil war officially ended. More

Gori Vatra - Fuse! DVD

Gori Vatra
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Narradores de Javé

Narradores de Javé (2003)

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The Storytellers - Narradores de Javé DVD

The Storytellers
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Amandla!

Amandla! (2002)

«Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony» shows how music was used in the fight for freedom. In the South African liberation struggle against apartheid, it was not least the songs that united those who were being oppressed and gave those fighting a way to express their plight. The music also consoled the incarcerated people and created a form of communication inside the prisons. More

Amandla! DVD

Amandla!
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Russkij kovcheg - Russian Ark

Russkij kovcheg - Russian Ark (2002)

A film shot in on shot with no break. On a winter's day, a small party of men and women arrive by horse-drawn carriage to a minor, side entrance of the Winter Palace. The narrator meets another spectral but visible outsider, "the European", and follows him through numerous rooms of the palace. Each room manifests a different period of Russian history, but the periods are not in chronological order. More

Russian Ark - Russkiy kovcheg DVD

Russian Ark
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Platform - Zhantai

Platform - Zhantai (2000)

In 1979, in a China undergoing rapid changes, it is still forbidden to listen to pop music. Platform is a record young people listen to in secret. Minliang and his friends, an official theatre company, present a play in praise of Mao Zedong. With the 1980s, the theatrical troupe’s life changes: More

Platform - Zhantai DVD

Platform
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El entusiasmo

El entusiasmo (1999)

"El entusiasmo" is set in Chile in 1980. Three young people, Guillermo, Fernando and Isabel meet and become friends during the dictatorship years. Ten years later, Fernando and Isabel are married and have a baby, and, enjoying the new political freedom, they move to another part of the country where they meet Guillermo again. It is the story of the chilean society right after Pinochets military dictatorship. More

Vacances au pays

Vacances au pays (1999)

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A Trip to the Country - Vacances au pays DVD

A Trip to the Country
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Un soir après la guerre

Un soir après la guerre (1998)

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One Evening after the War - Un soir après la guerre DVD

One Evening after the War
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La nube

La nube (1998)

An eclectic group of actors struggle to save their theater from being demolished and replaced with a shopping mall. Max, the leader of the troupe, is a workaholic director who abandoned his family to build his career and is forced to confront the daughter he deserted. Then there is Enrique, the playwright-poet who is reduced to pawning his belongings to sustain his livelihood when his state pension is severed. More

West Beyrouth

West Beyrouth (1998)

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West Beyrouth DVD

West Beyrouth
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Fools

Fools (1997)

The long-awaited, much-anticipated first feature film by a black South African director. Adapted from Njabulo S. Ndebele's novella of the same name but set a decade later during the final years of the apartheid regime, FOOLS tells the story of a disgraced middle-aged schoolteacher who is confronted by an 18-year-old activist whose sister he raped. More

Zulu Love Letter & Fools DVD

Zulu Love Letter & Fools
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Despabílate amor

Despabílate amor (1996)

When a group of former high school pals who came of age during a brutal Argentinean dictatorship reunite 25 years after their graduation, old bonds are reexamined and old wounds are reopened in this poetic comedy drama. Among other issues, Ernesto must deal with his former love’s (marriage to his onetime best buddy Ricardo. More

Wake up, Love! - Despabílate amor DVD

Wake up, Love!
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Goodbye South, Goodbye - Nanguo zaijian, nanguo

Goodbye South, Goodbye - Nanguo zaijian, nanguo (1996)

This movie gives us a glimpse at life in northern Taiwan. The main person is Kao, a 37-years-old man who has constantly to solve problems created by his younger brother Flat Head and his girlfriend Pretzel. As a non-stop schemer, Kao devises a plan to raise money by trading subsidized pigs to the government for cash. The ruse works, but when the temperamental Flat Head antagonizes the wrong people, the two find themselves caught up in a dangerous game of corrupt politics. More

Goodbye South, Goodbye - Nanguo zaijian, nanguo DVD

Goodbye South, Goodbye
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To vlemma tou Odyssea

To vlemma tou Odyssea (1995)

A Greek-American filmmaker, known simply as «A», returns to his hometown in northern Greece for a screening of his latest controversial film. His real reason for coming back, however, is to track down three long-missing reels of film by Greece's pioneering Manakia brothers who in the early years of cinema traveled through the Balkans, ignoring national and ethnic strife and recording ordinary people, especially craftsmen, on film. More

Ulysses' Gaze - To vlemma tou Odyssea DVD

Ulysses' Gaze
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Shamt al kushur - Les silences du palais

Shamt al kushur - Les silences du palais (1994)

The news that Prince Sid'Ali has died suddenly confronts 25-year-old Ali with her past again. During the funeral she visits the palace where she spent her childhood and adolescence and where her mother was a servant. She never knew her father - he may even have been the prince. As she wanders the deserted corridors, the images of her youth return, such as her forbidden friendship with Sarra, daughter of one of the princes, who taught Alia to love the lute. More

The Silences in the Palace - Shamt al kushur DVD

The Silences in the Palace
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Mendiants et orgueilleux - Chahatine wa noubala'a

Mendiants et orgueilleux - Chahatine wa noubala'a (1991)

Gohar is fifty years old and teaches history and philosophy at university. One day he decides to leave this place and to live as a beggar, just like his friend, a poet, who owns nothing and wants nothing and as such feels absolutely free. All he needs is a little bit of hash as well as some peace of mind. More

Quiéreme y verás

Quiéreme y verás (1990)

As in Alice in Wonder Village, Díaz Torres creates a world of his own, where fantasy and reality intermingle. Alice was banned from Cuba three years ago after winning the Silver Bear in Berlin. It resembled reality too much. Despite this, Díaz Torres is one of the few directors who have been able to make a film in his country since the political crisis. More

Quiéreme y verás & Madagascar DVD

Quiéreme y verás & Madagascar
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L'homme sur les quais

L'homme sur les quais (1990)

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The Man by the Shore DVD

The Man by the Shore
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Barroco

Barroco (1989)

This film is an homage to the rich an complex history of Latin America. Without any narrative sequence, but with a serie of images, music and sounds, the spectator gets transported through Mexico's history. More

Dao ma tse - Dao ma zei

Dao ma tse - Dao ma zei (1985)

Norbu is a nomad who lives with his wife and his child in the mountainous highland of tibet as a shepherd. He belongs to an ethnic minority and from time to time he sees himself compelled to act as a horse thief in order to provide his family with food. But the day Norbu tries to steal some treasures of a temple the community excludes and banishes him. More

Taxidi sta Kythira - Voyage to Cythera

Taxidi sta Kythira - Voyage to Cythera (1984)

Cythera, in Greek mythology, is the isle of dreams where one can dedicate oneself to happiness (or the pursuit thereof). In this quest within a quest, the tale of the father's return is told as if from the point of view of his son Telemachus and as if Telemachus were a filmmaker, as well as a middle-aged man with a son of his own. More

Voyage to Cythera - Taxidi sta Kythira DVD

Voyage to Cythera
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Athina, epistrofi stin Akropoli - Athen

Athina, epistrofi stin Akropoli - Athen (1983)

Angelopoulos was born and grew up in Athens. The Athens that starts from the Acropolis and extends to the small Byzantine churches of the old quarter, the remains of the neo-classical homes, the quiet squares, the apartment buildings, the narrow streets, the vehicles, the pedestrians. It is not a city but the stage on which a drama is being played out, as, of course, is the rest of Greece in the films of Angelopoulos. More

Eternity and a Day - Mia aioniotita kai mia mera DVD

Eternity and a Day
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Finye

Finye (1982)

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Finye - The Wind DVD

Finye
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A idade da terra

A idade da terra (1980)

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The Age of the Earth - A idade da terra DVD

The Age of the Earth
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trigon-film edition 25: Latin America DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Latin...
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I kynighi - Oi Kynigoi

I kynighi - Oi Kynigoi (1977)

It is New Year's Eve. 1976. On a Greek island a party of bourgeois hunters comes upon a body, buried in the snow and miraculously preserved by the cold. By his uniform, he appears to be one of the thousands of partisans killed during the civil war and the hunting party, a group of the ruling elite, must now decide what to do with the body. More

The Hunters - Oi kynigoi DVD

The Hunters
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O Thiasos - O Thiassos

O Thiasos - O Thiassos (1975)

THE TRAVELLING PLAYERS is a film of epic proportions. The action takes place during the years 1939-52 and is seen as a series of individual, often inexplicable events or tableaux, commentated by monologues, by slogans written on the walls, or by songs. It reveals the period's turbulent history while More

The Travelling Players - O Thiasos DVD

The Travelling Players
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Meres tou 36

Meres tou 36 (1973)

A trade unionist is assassinated at a workers' rally and a former police informer, Sofianos, is arrested and charged with the murder. The accused, a greatly troubled personage, currently out on probation, an ex drug-trafficker is being used to infiltrate and bring down his old accomplices. He is visited in prison by a Conservative Member of Parliament with whom he has a homosexual relationship. More

Days of 36 - Meres tou 36 DVD

Days of 36
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Al Ard - La terre

Al Ard - La terre (1969)

Youssef Chahine’s adaptation of Marxist writer Abd al-Rahman al-Sharqawi’s 1953 novel, set in the 1930s, is an epic chronicle of life in a rural Egyptian village. The main plot concerns the unsuccessful attempts of the villagers to retain their access to water. Told that they can only irrigate their land a few days a month, several of the villagers are arrested for overwatering. More

The Land - Al-ard DVD

The Land
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Hora de los hornos, La

Hora de los hornos, La (1968)

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Hour of the Furnaces - La hora de los hornos DVD

Hour of the Furnaces
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Andrej Rubljow

Andrej Rubljow (1966)

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Andrei Rublev DVD

Andrei Rublev
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Andrei Rublev Blu-ray

Andrei Rublev
CHF 29.00 / EUR 24.00

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Andrei Tarkovsky - Box DVD

Andrei Tarkovsky
CHF 98.00 / EUR 79.00

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Subarnarekha

Subarnarekha (1962)

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Subarnarekha - The Golden Thread DVD

Subarnarekha
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Sanjuro - Tsubaki Sanjûrô

Sanjuro - Tsubaki Sanjûrô (1962)

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Kurosawa & Mifune - Box DVD

Kurosawa & Mifune
CHF 39.00 / EUR 32.50

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Meghe dhaka tara

Meghe dhaka tara (1960)

The film tells the story of Nita, a beautiful young woman who lives with her family, refugees from East Pakistan, in the suburbs of Calcutta. Nita is a self-sacrificing person who is constantly exploited by everyone around her, even her own family, who take her goodness for granted. Her life is ridden with personal tragedy: she loses first her fiancé, then her job and finally her health by contracting tuberculosis. More

Yokihi - Empress Yank Kwei Fei

Yokihi - Empress Yank Kwei Fei (1955)

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

Sansho Dayu - Sanshi the Bailiff

Sansho Dayu - Sanshi the Bailiff (1954)

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Sansho dayu - Sansho the Bailiff DVD

Sansho dayu
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Kenji Mizoguchi Box DVD

Kenji Mizoguchi Box
CHF 59.00 / EUR 49.00

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Chikamatsu monogatari - A Story from Chikamatsu

Chikamatsu monogatari - A Story from Chikamatsu (1954)

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Chikamatsu monogatari - A Tale from Chikamatsu -The Cruzified Lovers DVD

Chikamatsu monogatari
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Kenji Mizoguchi Box DVD

Kenji Mizoguchi Box
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