Minoru Chiaki

The Face of Another

The Face of Another

The Face of Another
IMDb: 8.0
124

A businessman with a disfigured face obtains a lifelike mask from his doctor, but the mask starts altering his personality.

The Hidden Fortress

The Hidden Fortress

The Hidden Fortress
IMDb: 8.1
139

Japanese peasants Matashichi and Tahei try and fail to make a profit from a tribal war. They find a man and woman whom they believe are simple tribe members hiding…

Throne of Blood

Throne of Blood

Throne of Blood
IMDb: 8.1
108 min

Returning to their lord’s castle, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their futures. When the first part of the spirit’s prophecy comes true, Washizu’s…

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Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
IMDb: 7.6
105 min

A humble and simple Takezo abandons his life as a knight errant. He’s sought as a teacher and vassal by Shogun, Japan’s most powerful clan leader. He’s also challenged to…

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Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai
IMDb: 8.6
207 min

A samurai answers a village’s request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach…

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Ikiru

Ikiru

Ikiru
IMDb: 8.3
143 min

Mr. Watanabe suddenly finds that he has terminal cancer. He vows to make his final days meaningful. His attempts to communicate his anguish to his son and daughter-in-law lead only…

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Genre: Drama
The Idiot

The Idiot

The Idiot
IMDb: 7.3
166 min

Kameda, who has been in an asylum on Okinawa, travels to Hokkaido. There he becomes involved with two women, Taeko and Ayako. Taeko comes to love Kameda, but is loved…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Rashomon

Rashomon

Rashomon
IMDb: 8.2
88 min

Brimming with action while incisively examining the nature of truth, ”Rashomon” is perhaps the finest film ever to investigate the philosophy of justice. Through an ingenious use of camera and…

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