Films by Language


Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone

Evangelion shin-geki jo ban

Masayuki, Anno Hideaki, Tsurumaki Kazuya

Action-packed reboot of the venerable Japanese anime franchise Neon Genesis Evangelion. Best Film and Best Director, Tokyo International Anime Fair 2008.

A Gentle Breeze in the Village

Tennen kokekko

Yamashita Nobuhiro

The latest film from the director of Linda, Linda, Linda is seriously charming, a wryly affectionate not-quite-coming-of-age tale set in a tiny country school.

I Just Didn't Do It

Soredemo boku wa yattenai

Suo Masayuki

This gripping courtroom drama provides a hair-raising exposé of the Japanese justice system. "If a film can change Japan's legal system, this is the one." — Japan Times

Mechanical Love

Phie Ambo-Nielsen

Compelling, disquieting and droll doco explores the development in Japan and comsumption worldwide of therapeutic robots: can robots offer a substitute for human affection?

Planet B-Boy

Benson Lee

This exhilarating documentary brings us all the excitement of the 2005 break dancing Battle of the Year. Featuring insane performances and impossible choreography from the world's best b-boys.

To Each His Own Cinema

Chacun son cinéma

Raymond Depardon, Kitano Takeshi, Theo Angelopoulos, Andrei Konchalovsky, Nanni Moretti, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, David Lynch, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Zhang Yimou, Amos Gitai, Jane Campion, Atom Egoyan, Aki Kaurismäki, Olivier Assayas, Youssef Chahine, Tsai Ming-liang, Lars von Trier, Raúl Ruiz, Claude Lelouch, Gus Van Sant, Roman Polanski, Michael Cimino, David Cronenberg, Wong Kar-wai, Abbas Kiarostami, Bille August, Elia Suleiman, Manoel de Oliveira, Walter Salles, Wim Wenders, Ken Loach, Chen Kaige

A fascinating, entertaining compilation of short films about movie-going by some of the world's greatest directors: Cronenberg, Lynch, Campion, Kitano, Salles, Kiarostami, Polanski etc etc...


Bekushiru: 2077 nippon sakoku


State-of-the-art animation and explosive big screen action from the team behind Appleseed. "Anime for the high-def generation." — Empire