Dreams
An imaginative masterpiece by Akira Kurosawa based on a lifetime of personal dreams.
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Lost In Translation
A fun, quirky adventure through Tokyo featuring Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson. Directed by Sophia Coppola
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Seven Samurai
Akira Kurosawa’s famous and influential film is set in 1587 Japan and tells story of a village of farmers that hire seven samurais to fight off bandits who will return after the harvest to steal their crops.
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Tokyo Story

An aging couple travels to post-war Tokyo to visit their married children when intergenerational conflict ensues. This film is often cited as one of the greatest films of all time.

 
 
Tokyo Sonata
This 2008 film by Kyoshi Kurosawa shows the crippling effects of conformity and familial dysfunction exacerbated during a prolonged recession.
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