Category Archives: Japan

Carmen From Kawachi

Like a girl runaway, Tsuyu moves to Osaka to work as a bar hostess. She meets the owner of a model school, Yoko, and seriously thinks about becoming a fashion model. Yoko tells her that she can move in to Yoko’s house to take lessons, while making a living at the same time.

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Kandagawa Wars

This comedic Japanese film is the story of two female roommates who are also lesbian lovers. When they accidentally find out about a mother and son involved in a sexual relationship with each other, they set out on a plan to rescue the son. In the process, both women begin having a relationship with him as well.

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The Enchantment

“The Enchantment” is a richly romantic melodrama that would seem to suggest that schizophrenia is the common cold of contemporary Tokyo. “The Enchantment” is a hip, dark fairy tale for movie Freudians, about a passion so all-consuming that it has the power to transform reality for the object of that passion.

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