Archive for the ‘Japan’ Category

Sparrow

Catania, Sicilia 1864. A serious epidemic of cholera is hitting the region. Maria a 16 years old novice leaves her convent and returns her home to avoid contamination. Here she finds a difficult situation, in fact her stepmother and her half-sisters prevent...

June 11, 2010
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Arion

Arion begins with his journey to discover a world of poverty and horror where ordinary people are barely surviving through the war. He falls in love with a blind slave girl who is then captured and imprisoned on top of Olympus by Apollo, who dreams to...

June 11, 2010

Purasuchikku ritoru

Based upon the loyal story, set in the late 19th century: Lord Tichborne, the ninth richest noble in England, disappears after the South American plague . Some years after his learned Afro-English cheuffer, Bogle, is sent to examine rumors which Tichborne...

June 11, 2010
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Sword of the Stranger

A young boy and his dog find themselves the target of the Ming: a foreign dynasty that will stop at nothing. One day, a quiet and solemn warrior crosses their path, and becomes irrevocably connected with the two. A deal is struck and the warrior agrees...

June 11, 2010
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xxxHOLiC the Movie: A Midsummer Night...

Yuko receives an invitation for the opening of an auction from a mysterious unknown sender. Likewise, fanatical collectors are summoned to an old mansion whose owner doesn’t make an appearance. One after another, each collector disappears and a...

June 11, 2010
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Racoon war aka Pompoko

As the human city development encroaches on the raccoon population’s forest and meadow habitat, the raccoons find themselves faced with the very real possibility of extinction. In response, the raccoons engage in a desperate struggle to stop the...

June 11, 2010
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Seven Samurai

In 16th century Japan, farmers in a small village face the prospect of again losing their crops to a band of roving thieves. Their solution is to go to the nearest city and see if they can hire samurai to protect them. The farmers are poor and can only...

June 10, 2010

Three… Extremes

A compilation of three different short films entitled “Cut”, “Box”, and “Dumplings” by directors from Japan, Korea and China that all deal with the theme of human monstrosity. Search keywords فيلم غريزة اساسية...

June 10, 2010
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Fist of the North Star: The Legend of To...

Set in a post-apocalyptic version of Earth sometime near the end of the 20th century, a nuclear war has left the world in ruins, causing the oceans to evaporate and destroying most of the world’s vegetation. Most of earth’s survivors include...

June 10, 2010
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Spriggan

Yu is a young man who has a past he desperately wants to forget. His present is that he is a superhuman top agent for Arcan, an organization dedicated to protecting ancient artifacts to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands. However, he receives...

June 10, 2010
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