1958

Stakeout
7.2
SD

Stakeout

Jan. 15, 1958

Stakeout

Two detectives begin a stakeout based on the slim chance of catching a murderer whom they suspect will try to reunite with an old flame.
Equinox Flower
8.0
720P

Equinox Flower

Sep. 07, 1958

Equinox Flower

Later in his career, Ozu started becoming increasingly sympathetic with the younger generation, a shift that was cemented in Equinox Flower, his ...
The Ballad of Narayama
8.0
720P

The Ballad of Narayama

In Kabuki style, the film tells the story of a remote mountain village where the scarcity of food leads to a voluntary but socially-enforced ...
The Gay Masquerade
6.7

The Gay Masquerade

Nov. 29, 1958

The Gay Masquerade

The film won 1959 Blue Ribbon Awards for best actor Raizo Ichikawa and for best cinematography Kazuo Miyagawa. The film also won 1959 Kinema ...
The Loyal 47 Ronin
7.1
SD

The Loyal 47 Ronin

Apr. 01, 1958

The Loyal 47 Ronin

Japan, 1701. A group of samurai become rônin after their lord is forced to commit seppuku for assaulting a court official, who will become the ...
Nichiren and the Great Mongol Invasion
6.7
SD

Nichiren and the Great Mongol Invasion

During the 1200’s, legendary Buddhist monk Nichiren returns from his studies to lead Japan out of moral crisis and prepare to fight Mongol ...
Conflagration
7.2
720P

Conflagration

Sep. 22, 1958

Conflagration

Learning of his family’s collapse, acolyte Goichi, sent to study silently at the Temple of the Golden Pavilion, must endure acute ...
The Hidden Fortress
8.1
SD

The Hidden Fortress

Dec. 28, 1958

The Hidden Fortress

Japanese peasants Matashichi and Tahei try and fail to make a profit from a tribal war. They find a man and woman whom they believe are simple ...
The Purple Hooded Man
7,4
SD

The Purple Hooded Man

Oct. 29, 1958

The Purple Hooded Man

Kataoka Chiezo stars as Murasaki Zukin, a mysterious hero of the people who helps those in need. Now under the rule of the evil Tanuma, the ...
Giants and Toys
7.5
SD

Giants and Toys

Jun. 22, 1958

Giants and Toys

Nishi is an advertising executive for a caramel company that is planning to launch a new product, in fierce competition with two other companies.
The Abandoned Swords
SD

The Abandoned Swords

Jan. 01, 1958

The Abandoned Swords

Best friends Gentaro and Sanpei become fateful enemies when Sanpei steals a secret document revealing the identity of the chosen successor to the ...