Films 2016

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  • Belladonna of Sadness (Kanashimi no Beradonna)

    • 24 Jun 23:30
    • Eiichi Yamamoto /
    • Japan /
    • 1973 /
    • 86 mins

    Restored version of one of the most original anime films ever made.

  • Dersu Uzala

    • 25 Jun 12:30
    • Akira Kurosawa /
    • USSR, Japan /
    • 1975 /
    • 144 mins

    An unlikely partnership in the Siberian wilds.

  • Golgo 13

    • 20 Jun 21:00
    • Jun’ya Satô /
    • Japan /
    • 1973 /
    • 104 mins

    Iconic Manga hitman Duke Togo gets the live action treatment.

  • Ken and Kazu (Ken to Kazu)

    • 16 Jun 20:40
    • 17 Jun 20:45
    • Hiroshi Shoji /
    • Japan /
    • 2015 /
    • 98 mins

    Indie Japanese crime drama at its very best.

  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (Kozure ôkami: Ko wo kashi ude kashi tsukamatsuru)

    • 19 Jun 23:40
    • Kenji Misumi /
    • Japan /
    • 1972 /
    • 83 mins

    Thrilling Manga adaptation of the story of the legendary wandering assassin.

  • Lowlife Love (Gesu no ai)

    • 22 Jun 18:00
    • 23 Jun 20:40
    • Eiji Uchida /
    • Japan /
    • 2015 /
    • 110 mins

    Sleaze and corruption in the Japanese independent film scene.

  • Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence

    • 21 Jun 18:00
    • Nagisa Ôshima /
    • UK, Japan, New Zealand /
    • 1983 /
    • 123 mins

    Profoundly moving classic starring the late David Bowie.

  • The Actor (Haiyu Kameoka Takuji)

    • 16 Jun 18:05
    • 18 Jun 18:00
    • Satoko Yokohama /
    • Japan /
    • 2016 /
    • 123 mins

    A thoughtful and clever comedy drama about a jaded actor finally finding love.

  • The Virgin Psychics (Eiga Minna! Esper Dayo!)

    • 20 Jun 18:00
    • 25 Jun 23:10
    • Sion Sono /
    • Japan /
    • 2015 /
    • 114 mins

    Engagingly silly Japanese sex comedy.