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Asian Studies Films

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A Girl Missing

A Girl Missing

The latest thriller from Japanese director Koji Fukada (Harmonium).

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Adieu Godard

Adieu Godard

An old man in a small village accidentally brings home a Godard DVD, ultimately leading him to try to organize a Godard film festival for his village.

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After The Storm

After The Storm

From acclaimed Japanese auteur Hirokazu Kore-eda comes this touching drama about a struggling writer attempting to reunite with his mother, ex-wife and young son amidst a violent typhoon.

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Aloners

Aloners

A solitary woman re-evaluates her isolated existence after her neighbour dies alone in his apartment, in Hong Sung-eun’s subtle debut feature.

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Apprentice

Apprentice

A correctional officer becomes friends with the chief hangman of a prison and then selected to become his trainee.

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Are You Lonesome Tonight?

Are You Lonesome Tonight?

Wen Shipei’s feature debut is a mesmerizing and twisting thriller, a gripping exploration of guilt and mercy, forgiveness and redemption.

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Before, Now & Then

Before, Now & Then

Kamila Andini delivers a superb portrait of a woman battling the trauma of war, fighting to free herself from the patriarchal dictates of her era.

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Between Shadow and Soul

Between Shadow and Soul

BETWEEN SHADOW AND SOUL is a reworking of THE THIRD WIFE into a silent feature, following a girl in a 19th century arranged marriage in Vietnam.

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Boiling Point

Boiling Point

Ono Masahiko is an unlucky gas station attendant who belongs to a losing junior baseball team. When the local yakuza threaten and capture his coach, he and a friend get more than they bargained for wh...

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Center Stage

Center Stage

Ruan Ling-yu (Maggie Cheung) is riding high in her acting career when the press decides to take her down a notch or two, bitterly criticizing her for an affair with a married man.

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Children of the Mist

Children of the Mist

In the misty mountains of Vietnam, a teenage girl comes of age as she faces the local custom of "bride kidnapping" in this documentary.

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Complicity

Complicity

Cheng Liang works illegally in Japan at a soba restaurant and lives in constant fear of his real identity being discovered.

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Cracked

Cracked

Take a closer look at a painting and you’ll discover a horrifying truth that lies underneath.

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Dead Pigs

Dead Pigs

The debut film, set in a rapidly-modernizing Shanghai, from director Cathy Yan (BIRDS OF PREY).

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Hana-bi (Fireworks)

Hana-bi (Fireworks)

Nishi leaves the police in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into depression, he makes questionable decisions.

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Harmonium

Harmonium

An old acquaintance, recently released from prison, begins to meddle in the life of a factory owner.

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Heroes Shed No Tears

Heroes Shed No Tears

Eddy Ko stars as the leader of a Chinese commando force enlisted to capture a powerful drug lord from the Golden Triangle in this explosive early action film by John Woo.

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Hospitalite

Hospitalite

A Tokyo family’s unassuming lifestyle is turned upside down by the increasingly bizarre antics of their strange new tenant.

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Hotel Salvation

Hotel Salvation

Faced with his father's bizarre demand to go and die in the holy city of Varanasi and attain Salvation, a son is left with no choice but to embark on this journey

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Ilo Ilo

Ilo Ilo

As Teresa, a live-in Filipino maid in Singapore, becomes an unspoken part of the Lim family, unforeseen circumstances in an uncertain economy will challenge the family's new normal.

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In Country

In Country

With striking historical accuracy, rare archival footage and a deeply personal inspection on the effects of PTSD, In Country artfully activates the similarities between past wars and the military conf...

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In Love We Trust

In Love We Trust

A divorced couple learns that the only way to save their terminally ill daughter is to have another child together.

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Key of Life

Key of Life

A case of stolen identity and one determined bride-to-be intersect in this comedic escapade from famed Japanese filmmaker Kenji Uchida.

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Lucky

Lucky

A young orphan ironically – or perhaps fittingly – named Lucky leaves his Zulu village for the big city after his mother passes away.

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Mad Tiger

Mad Tiger

Two best friends have spent the last fifteen years touring the country in their performance art punk band. When one of them decides to quit, they both face deeper challenges than expected.

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Moebius

Moebius

The wife, overwhelmed with hatred for the husband, inflicts an unspeakable wound on the son, as the family heads towards horrific destruction.

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My Love, Don't Cross that River

My Love, Don't Cross that River

A couple who have lived together for 76 years faces the last moment of their marriage.

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Nina Wu

Nina Wu

An actress who finally achieves success struggles with what it cost her to attain it.

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Oh Lucy!

Oh Lucy!

When her English-instructor John suddenly disappears from class, Setsuko travels halfway around the world in search of him to the outskirts of Southern California.

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Outrage Coda

Outrage Coda

Five years after surviving the all-out war between the Sanno and Hanabishi crime families, former yakuza boss Otomo now works in South Korea for Mr. Chang....

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Pushing Hands

Pushing Hands

Tai chi master Mr. Chu tries to find his place in the foreign world of New York. Ang Lee's debut, in a new 2K restoration.

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Radiance

Radiance

A passionate writer of film versions for the visually impaired meets an older photographer who is slowly losing his eyesight.

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Raining in the Mountain

Raining in the Mountain

An aristocrat and a general plot to steal a priceless handwritten scroll held in a mountaintop temple library.

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Return to Dust

Return to Dust

Humble, unassuming Ma and timid Cao have been cast off by their families and forced into an arranged marriage.

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Roh

Roh

A family fights for their souls when caught in the warpath of a vengeful forest spirit ripped straight from Malaysian mythology.

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Samurai Wolf

Samurai Wolf

Isao Natsuyagi stars as a charismatic ronin who gets snared in a conflict between officials at a waystation, gaining the enmity of a group of thugs.

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Samurai Wolf 2: Hell Cut

Samurai Wolf 2: Hell Cut

Kiba is caught in the intrigue between a crooked goldmine owner, a cynical, betrayed swordsman, a manipulative lady and an arrogant dojo master.

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Sea Fog (Haemoo)

Sea Fog (Haemoo)

Desperate to keep his fishing ship in business, a cash-strapped Korean sea captain and his crew agree to smuggle Chinese immigrants into the country. After their plan goes horribly wrong, violence eru...

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Seire

Seire

Seire is the period of 21 days in which people are supposed to take utmost care to protect a newborn baby from bad luck.

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Sexual Drive

Sexual Drive

A Japanese triptych about sex, aphrodisiac foods and secret desires.

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Shun Li and the Poet

Shun Li and the Poet

A Chinese barmaid and a Slavic fisherman find friendship and more in an Italian fishing village.

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Soul on a String

Soul on a String

A long journey to return a sacred stone to its holy origins forces Taibei, a young Tibetan cowboy, to confront a series of mystical events and earthly adversity.

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Still the Water

Still the Water

On a subtropical island, a teenage couple deal with the interwoven cycle of life, death and love.

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Teddy Bear

Teddy Bear

Desperate for true love, painfully shy bodybuilder Dennis escapes the watch of his domineering mother and travels to Thailand in search of the love of his life.

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The Barefoot Artist

The Barefoot Artist

Lily Yeh is a global artist who is fueled by a belief that art is a human right, and that artists can create a foundation for profound social change.

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The Fate of Lee Khan

The Fate of Lee Khan

(Mandarin) Restored in 2K, King Hu's Wuxia masterpeice is a pioneer of fierce female-driven Kung Fu films and available for the first time in HD.

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The Great Match

The Great Match

A comedy about three different tribal groups have varying amounts of success in finding a place to watch the 2002 World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Germany.

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The Piano in a Factory

The Piano in a Factory

To fight for custody of his daughter who loves playing the piano, a steel factory worker decides to forge a piano from scratch.

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The Real Thing

The Real Thing

A man falls for a woman he saves at the train station and slowly becomes involved in a very dangerous relationship.

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The Road to Mandalay

The Road to Mandalay

Two Burmese immigrants flee their country's civil war in search of a new life in Thailand.

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The Third Murder

The Third Murder

From internationally-acclaimed director Hirokazu Kore-eda comes this courtroom mystery about a lawyer struggling to find the truth behind the enigmatic testimony of a murder suspect while questioning ...

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The Third Wife

The Third Wife

After becoming the third wife to a wealthy landowner in 19th century Vietnam, May struggles with family and the prospects of motherhood.

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The Wild Goose Lake

The Wild Goose Lake

Neo-noir THE WILD GOOSE LAKE trails a gangster on the run who sacrifices everything for his family and a woman he meets on the lam.

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They Say Nothing Stays the Same

They Say Nothing Stays the Same

A poor ferryman's life takes a turn when he unexpectedly meets a girl.

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TKO Collection - 3 Films by Takeshi Kitano

TKO Collection - 3 Films by Takeshi Kitano

A specially-priced collection of 3 early films by Japanese actor and auteur director, Takeshi Kitano.

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True Mothers

True Mothers

A couple decide to adopt a baby after battling infertility. When the birth mother confronts them, they are forced to question their own parenthood.

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Violent Cop

Violent Cop

After a cop (Beat Takeshi) is fired and his sister is kidnapped, he goes on a mission to get the kidnapper and his boss.

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Violent Streets

Violent Streets

A retired yakuza is caught in the middle of a growing conflict between two rival clans.

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Vive L'Amour

Vive L'Amour

Three lonely young denizens of Taipei unknowingly share an apartment used for sexual trysts.

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Warm Water Under a Red Bridge

Warm Water Under a Red Bridge

A down-and-out businessman travels to a seaside town, where he meets a woman with unusual sexual powers.

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Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy

Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy

Oscar-winning director Ryūsuke Hamaguchi (Drive My Car) presents an enchanting triptych that spins mundane encounters into a world of infinite possibilities.

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Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

Introvert Weichung sets off to discover his true self in this lighthearted comedic romp.

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