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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Ran (1985)  Certified 12  
Akira Kurosawa's brilliantly conceived retelling of Shakespeare's 'King Lear' magically mixes Japanese history, Shakespeare's plot and Kurosawa's own feelings about loyalty in this epic masterpiece. Set in 16th century Japan, an aging ruler, Lord
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Hana - Bi  Certified 18  
Winner of the top prize at the prestigious Venice Film Festival in 1997, Hana-Bi is a lyrical tale of guilt, death and loyalty from acclaimed director Takeshi Kitano. One of Japan's biggest stars, Kitano is best known in the UK for his films Sonatine
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Chaos (1999)  Certified 15  
After the success of Ring, Ring 2 and Dark Water, this latest DVD release from Hideo Nakata, consolidates his growing reputation as one of the best directors currently working in Japan. 'Chaos' begins as a couple - Takayuki (Ken Mitsuishi) and Satomi
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Period drama, based on a script from legendary director Akira Kurosawa, which focuses on the lives of a group of geisha women gathered together in a poor city district. a beautiful young geisha, O-Shin (Nagiko Tohno), who harbors a samurai (Hidetaka
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play The Sun  Certified PG  
A natural companion piece to Downfall, The Sun takes as its subject another major figure of World War II, Japan's Emperor Hirohito. Made by Alexander Sokurov, the acclaimed director of the hit Russian Ark, the film examines the events leading up to Japan's
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Sleeping Bride (2000)  Certified 15  
Loosely based on the classic children's tale of Sleeping Beauty, horror master Hideo Nakata offers his twist.
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The Yakuza is in turmoil when Osaka's ruthless Danno Organisation has ambitions to take over and control the entire Japanese underworld. After staging a series of successful territorial battles, they make their way to Yokohama's busy port district
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Something bizarre has come over the land. The kingdom is deteriorating. People are beginning to act strange... What's even more strange is that people are beginning to see dragons, which shouldn't enter the world of humans. Due to all these bizarre events,
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play The Grudge 2  Certified 15  
Takashi Shimizu returns to writing and directing a sequel to his own 'Ju-On' movie, expanding the macabre mythology of the ghostly little boy Toshio, who has a few more spine-tingling surprises in store...
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Death Note  Certified 15  
A battle between the world's 2 greatest minds begins when Light Yagami finds the Death Note, a notebook with the power to kill, and decides to rid the world of criminals. Live action version of the original Anime.
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'Metropolis is the new milestone in anime. It has beauty, power, mystery and above all heart. Images from this film will stay with you forever.' James Cameron Based on the classic manga by Osamu Tezuka, Metropolis was brought to the screen by two
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Hayao Miyazaki had been cradling the idea for this wonderful fantasy for a long time before he finally decided to write and direct it. Set in rural Japan during the 1950s, My Neighbour Totoro is full of the magical touches that Miyazaki has become famous
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Memories (1996)  Certified PG  
Three masters of anime--Koji Morimoto, Tensai Okamuro, and Katsuhiro Otomo--collaborate on this trilogy of critically acclaimed, stunningly rendered tales of the fantastic. First, in "Magnetic Rose," the crew of a spacecraft answer a call for help only
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Brother (2000)  Certified 18  
In his first film shot in the United States, Japanese director Takeshi Kitano stars as Aniki, a stoic "yakuza" (the Japanese version of the Mafia) who heads to Los Angeles after his clan loses a mob war. Unable to speak English, he still manages to take
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Somewhere between a modern day nightmare and a techno fetishist's ultimate fantasy, this extraordinary black and white film from Shinya Tsukamoto caused a sensation when it was first released, and spawned a companion piece, Tetsuo II: Body Hammer. Concerning
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