Criterion's latest Eclipse release, Masaki Kobayashi Against the System provides some valuable context for the director's better-known work.
Keisuke Kinoshita's experimental 1958 meditation on aging and dealing with the aged.
Classic trilogy about the Japanese folk hero Musashi Miyamoto.
Powerful Samurai film debut of the Japanese filmmaker Hideo Gosha.
About the most interesting, unflinchingly honest opening of the tightly turned lid of self you'll ever read.