Let’s Take A Brief Dive Into Japanese Cinema: Japan's 15 Legendary Movies!Entertainment > TV-Added on 19 November 2018, 12:56, Updated on 25 November 2018, 14:43graceOnedio Member Warning: These 15 Japan's legendary movies can make you a coach potato. 1. HarakiriDirector: Masaki KobayashiYear: 1962An elder ronin samurai arrives at a feudal lord's home and requests an honorable place to commit suicide. But when the ronin inquires about a younger samurai who arrived before him things take an unexpected turn.IMDb: 8,72. Spirited AwayDirector: Hayao MiyazakiYear: 2001During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.IMDb: 8,63. Woman in the DunesDirector: Hiroshi TeshigaharaYear: 1964An entomologist on vacation is trapped by local villagers into living with a woman whose life task is shoveling sand for them.IMDb: 8,54. Sansho the BailiffDirector: Kenji MizoguchiYear: 1954In medieval Japan, a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression.IMDb: 8,45. Late SpringDirector: Yasujirô OzuYear: 1949Noriko is twenty-seven years old and still living with her widowed father. Everybody tries to talk her into marrying, but Noriko wants to stay at home caring for her father.IMDb: 8,36. IkiruDirector: Akira KurosawaYear: 1952A bureaucrat tries to find a meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer.IMDb: 8,37. RanDirector: Akira KurosawaYear: 1985In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other...and him.IMDb: 8,28. The Twilight SamuraiDirector: Yoji YamadaYear: 2002As the feudal Japan era draws to a close, a widower samurai experiences difficulty balancing 2 young daughters, an aged mother, clan loyalties, and the sudden reappearance of his childhood sweetheart.IMDb: 8,19. DeparturesDirector: Yōjirō TakitaYear: 2008A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals.IMDb: 8,110. Love ExposureDirector: Sion SonoYear: 2008A bizarre love triangle forms between a young Catholic upskirt photographer, a misandric girl and a manipulative cultist.IMDb: 8,111. Funeral Parade of RosesDirector: Toshio MatsumotoYear: 1969The trials and tribulations of Eddie and other transvestites in Japan.IMDb: 8,112. Still WalkingDirector: Hirokazu Kore-edaYear: 2008A family gathers together for a commemorative ritual whose nature only gradually becomes clear.IMDb: 8,013. Fires on the PlainDirector: Kon IchikawaYear: 1959In the closing days of WWII remnants of the Japanese army in Leyte are abandoned by their command and face certain starvation.IMDb: 8,014. The Ballad of NarayamaDirector: Shôhei ImamuraYear: 1983In a poor 19th century rural Japanese village, everyone who reaches the age of 70 has to climb a nearby mountain to die. An old woman is getting close to the cut-off age, and we follow her last days with her family.IMDb: 7,915. Battle RoyaleDirector: Kinji FukasakuYear: 2000In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.IMDb: 7,7How do you feel?