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Art House Films & More

A guide to films that express social realism or escapism; and a guide to culturally important films that may reveal a character's thoughts, dreams, or motivations.

Image from The Sword of Doom from blu-ray.com at https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/The-Sword-of-Doom-Blu-ray/115397/

Image from Kwaidan from moviesandmania.com at https://moviesandmania.com/2012/12/12/kwaidan-1964-japanese-anthology-horror-film-overview-cast-plot-reviews-trailer-blu-ray/

Image from The Naked Island from cinematrices.wordpress.com at https://cinematrices.wordpress.com/2009/09/07/the-naked-island-kaneto-shindo-1960/

Image from Onibaba from ffffilm.com at https://www.ffffilm.com/cinematographer/kiyomi-kuroda

Japanese New Wave Directors

Image from Pale Flower from giphy.com at http://gph.is/2cax73n

Image from Tokyo Drifter from reddit.com at https://www.reddit.com/r/CineShots/comments/bs6h66/tokyo_drifter_1966/

Image from The Pornographers from thecinemaarchives.com at http://thecinemaarchives.com/2019/04/05/the-pornographers-1966-imamura/

Image from The Sword of Doom from criterioncloseup.com at https://criterioncloseup.com/2015/02/04/the-sword-of-doom-kihachi-okamoto-1966/

Image from Death By Hanging from film-grab.com at https://film-grab.com/2018/08/16/death-by-hanging/#

Japanese New Wave