Tag Archives: drama

Nowhere Man

March 7 Nowhere Man (1991), Japan, in Japanese with English Subtitles. 107 minutes. A manga artist decides to leave his job and life behind and move away. He takes his family with him and tries to sell “art rocks” he … Continue reading

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Moods of Love

February 28 Moods of Love (1976), Hong Kong, in Mandarin with English Subtitles. 98 minutes. This Shaw Bros. film tells two tales of love and lust. The first is about a monk tempted to break his celibacy by a prostitute … Continue reading

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Black Silk

February 14 Black Silk (1961), Thailand, in Thai with English Subtitles. 119 minutes. This film is considered to be the first film noir from Thailand. In it, a nightclub owner tries to avoid paying a debt to a rival by … Continue reading

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Rajnigandha

October 18 Rajnigandha (1974), India, in Hindi with English subtitles. 110 minutes. This film focuses on the love life of Deepa Kapoor, a young student working towards her PHD. She meets and falls in love with Sanjay, and the two … Continue reading

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Last Life in the Universe

October 11 Last Life in the Universe (2003), Thailand and Japan, in Thai and Japanese with English subtitles. 112 minutes. Personal tragedies connect two seemingly opposite people- a suicidal Japanese man who obsessively compulsively organizes his life, and a messy, … Continue reading

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The Arch

Due to technical difficulties, we were unable to screen this film on the 27th. Instead, we showed Holy Flame of the Martial World (1983). This film should be on the schedule again in November, when I’ve fixed the problem for certain. … Continue reading

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