Post war japan movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant post war japan movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out emotional, serious, realistic, poignant, contemplative and weird films and TV shows about / with post war japan, world war two, post war, social relations, relationships, family relations, transformation, mentor, imagination and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres shot in Japan and other countries.
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post war japan movies
TOP 5 movies tagged as post war japan: Not Yet (1993), From Up on Poppy Hill (2011), Pigs and Battleships (1961), The Ceremony (1971), Black Rain (1989).

List of post war japan movies

Fueled: The Man They Called 'Pirate' (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Fueled: The Man They Called Pirate (Japanese: 海賊とよばれた男 Hepburn: Kaizoku to yobareta otoko) is a best selling Japanese historical novel by Naoki Hyakuta. As of January 2014, it had sold over 1,700,000 copies.[1] In April 2013, it won ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing
Plot: post war japan, oil company, oil, oil industry, oil tycoon, historical figure, contamination, cartel, japanese woman, world war two
Place: japan, iran
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Always - Sunset on Third Street (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Leaving her provincial home, teenage Mutsuko arrives in Tokyo by train to take a job in a major automotive company but finds that she is employed by a small auto repair shop owned by Norifumi Suzuki. Suzuki's hair-trigger temper is held ...
Style: captivating, sincere, feel good, manga
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, illegitimate son, leaving home, neighborhood, teenager, new job, writers, neighbor neighbor relationship, post war japan, social problems, neighbor, post war ...
Time: 50s, year 1958
Place: tokyo, japan
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Not Yet (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: This film tells the story of professor Uehida Hyakken-sama (1889-1971), in Gotemba, around the forties. He was a university professor until an air raid, when he left to become a writer and has to live in a hut. His mood has hardly changed, not by ...
Style: emotional, sexy, enigmatic, sentimental, lyrical ...
Plot: world war two, samurai, teacher, professor, existentialism, death, sacrifice, relationships, solitude, guilt, god, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1940s
Place: tokyo, japan, hong kong, asia, germany
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From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story is set in 1963 in Yokohama. Kokuriko Manor sits on a hill overlooking the harbour. A 16 year-old girl, Umi, lives in that house. Every morning she raises a signal flag facing the sea. The flag means “I pray for safe voyages”. A 17 ...
Style: anime, sentimental, touching, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, destiny, twists and turns, teenage life, fighting the system, teenager, love and romance, self discovery, teenage love, longing, high school life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, england
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Pigs and Battleships (1961)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the city of Yokosuka, Kinta and his lover Haruko, both involved with yakuza, brave the post-occupation period with a goal to be together.
Plot: prostitution, animals, gangsters, gambling, poverty, yakuza, pig, u.s. navy, post war japan, female fight, pregnancy, corpse ...
Place: japan
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The Ceremony (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Oshima’s magisterial epic, centering on the ambivalent surviving heir of the Sakurada clan, uses ritual and the microcosm of the traditional family to trace the rise and fall of militaristic Japan across several decades.
Style: cult film
Plot: funeral, sex, incest, post war japan, marriage, flashback, tradition, patriarch, katana, cousin cousin relationship, threesome, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s
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Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, based on Masuji Ibuse's novel.
Style: disturbing, political, gloomy, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, radiation sickness, survival, nuclear war, atomic bomb, time travel, female protagonist, health, doctor, flashback, unmarried woman, suitor ...
Time: year 1945, year 1950
Place: hiroshima japan, asia, japan
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