Kon Ichikawa

Conflagration
7.2
Kon IchikawaRaizo Ichikawa

Conflagration

Learning of his family’s collapse, acolyte Goichi, sent to study silently at the Temple of the Golden Pavilion, must endure acute ...
Tokyo Olympiad
8.0
Kon IchikawaSD

Tokyo Olympiad

This impressionistic portrait of the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics pays as much attention to the crowds and workers as it does to the actual ...
Lonely Heart
6.9

Lonely Heart

1981  

Lonely Heart

The plot of “Lonely Heart” concerns a gunman who murders all the occupants of a bookstore. But this quickly becomes the story of the ...
The Broken Commandments
7.1
Director :Kon Ichikawa

The Broken Commandments

Ushimatsu’s father told him never to reveal his lower-caste heritage; years later, he now contemplates confiding in an activist fighting ...
I Am a Cat

I Am a Cat

1975  

I Am a Cat

Nakadai is an English teacher at a local school. He’s put-upon like the patron figure of dozens of films and televisions shows. Viewers who are ...
An Actor’s Revenge
7,6
Raizo Ichikawa

An Actor’s Revenge

Set in the heart of 19th century Edo, the story concerns proud Kabuki actor Yukinojo, an oyama, (or onnagata, an actor of female roles in the ...
Fires on the Plain
8.0
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Fires on the Plain

An agonizing portrait of desperate Japanese soldiers stranded in a strange land during World War II, Kon Ichikawa’s Fires on the Plain is a ...