, 2h22 Réalisé parYukihiko Tsutsumi OrigineJapon GenresDrame, Science-fiction, Action, Aventure ActeursToshiaki Karasawa, Arata Iura, Takako Tokiwa, Yoriko Dōguchi, Teruyuki Kagawa, Takashi Ukaji Rôle Mâ-bô Note66% En 1969, Kenji et sa bande de copains passent leurs vacances d’été à rêver de l’exposition universelle d’Osaka et à s’inventer un scénario catastrophe de fin du monde dans leur cahier des prédictions. À cette époque, Kenji voulait devenir une rock star et sauver l’humanité. En 1997, Kenji aide sa mère dans la supérette de quartier tout en jouant la baby-sitter pour sa nièce Kanna. Ses rêves de gamin resurgissent lorsque la police le questionne sur une mystérieuse organisation dont le symbole serait identique à celui inventé dans le cahier des prédictions de sa jeunesse. Tous les indices mènent à une mystérieuse secte dont le chef se fait appeler Ami.
, 1h58 Réalisé parYoshiro Nakamura (中村義洋) GenresDrame, Comédie ActeursYūko Takeuchi, Hiroshi Abe, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Tetsuji Tamayama, Igawa Haruka, Shirō Sano Note59% A top notch seven-member team of doctors and nurses known as “Team Batista” are Tojo University Hospital’s pride and joy. The medical team performs a prominent heart surgery known as the Batista Operation which has a normal 60% success rate, but the team has consecutively pulled off twenty six successful surgeries. However, the streak is broken after a string of three procedures end in their patients' deaths. Consequently, an internal investigation is launched with hospital therapist Kohei Taguchi in charge of uncovering the truth behind the incidents. When Taguchi is unable to find any definitive information, the deaths are labeled as unexplainable accidents. The evaluation is subsequently dismissed by Keisuke Shiratori, an investigator with the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, who re-launches the investigation on the basis that the deaths were actually murders.
, 1h24 GenresDrame, Science-fiction, Thriller, Action ActeursMami Yamasaki, Shirō Sano, Masato Hagiwara Note58% Doctor Koichiro Kiba's wife Sayoko takes a new job at the secret LIS Research Institute, but soon "collapses during the meeting, probably heart failure", and dies, or so we believe. It turns out that her personality was recorded and then put into another woman, Misono, a student who now has two personalities that take turns operating the body. She also develops super-human fighting skills as a "Persona."
, 1h55 Réalisé parAlexandre Sokourov OrigineRussie GenresDrame, Biographie, Historique ThèmesLa mer, Transport, Politique ActeursIssei Ogata, Kaori Momoi, Shirō Sano Rôle The chamberlain Note73% En prélude à l'époque de l'occupation du Japon, le film raconte les derniers jours au pouvoir de l'empereur Hirohito à la fin de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, et notamment son renoncement à son essence divine. Le film s'ouvre sur la tenue d'un Gozen Kaigi dans le bunker du palais impérial, pendant lequel l'empereur prend la parole et donne son avis sur la capitulation sans conditions demandée par les Alliés.
, 1h40 GenresComédie, Action, Horreur ThèmesMaladie, Sport, Mettant en scène une sirène, Zombie, Épidémie, Film catastrophe ActeursSonim, Shirō Sano Rôle Yamaji Note56% Shishioh, a popular and successful professional wrestler, builds a large mansion for his wife Asami and their kids. During the housewarming party, Ichijo, an angry competitor, causes a riot that destroys the house. Asami is hospitalized, where she contracts a rare virus that slowly transforms her into a mermaid. Desperate for money to finance his new house and find a cure for Asami, Shishioh agrees to a reality TV show in which he wrestles several competitors in a haunted house. His opponents turn out to be homicidal killers and include a zombie among them. Eventually, Shishioh learns that the television producer infected Asami with an experimental virus in order to get him to compete.
, 1h47 Réalisé parTakashi Miike GenresThriller, Policier ActeursKenichi Endō, Masatō Ibu, Renji Ishibashi, Hiroshi Mikami, Shirō Sano, Ryoko Yonekura Rôle Lt. Ando Note71% Three unidentified men hold a group of people hostage in a hospital after doing a smaller crime. Inspector Ishida and Captain Tohno handle the negotiations while one of their colleagues, Lt. Ado, tries to find the reason why the men decided to take the hospital hostage. At first, Lt. Ado tries to think of the possibilities for this crime using the clever aid of Ishida, but he only reaches the solution to the puzzle later on and by himself. Relevant information is revealed to the audience through flashbacks and through discoveries made by the police. Several connections are made as the story develops. When the negotiations are finished, most things seem to be fine until they lose track of the criminals. Then, the story unveils with a different perspective, its roots in feelings of love and vengeance.
Réalisé parTakashi Miike OrigineJapon GenresDrame, Comédie ActeursShō Aikawa, Shirō Sano, Shigeru Muroi, Akaji Maro, Nao Ōmori Rôle Kuwata Note68% "Shangri-La" follows the lives of a group of homeless people in Japan who run into a man who nearly commits suicide and decide to help him out of his financial troubles. Using their various ingenious resources they embark on a complex scheme to blackmail a crooked businessman, whose bankruptcy claim has put people out of work. It's a fun romp as these seemingly homeless people manage to outsmart the very people who cast them from society.