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, sincere, serious, realistic, complex and reflective films and TV shows about / with post war japan, post war, world war two, funeral, japanese new wave, love and romance, war, social relations, family relations and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Family and Romance genres shot in Japan and other countries.
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post war japan movies
TOP 4 movies tagged as post war japan: From Up on Poppy Hill (2011), Pigs and Battleships (1961), The Ceremony (1971), Black Rain (1989).

List of post war japan movies

Always - Sunset on Third Street (2005)
Genre: 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, manga
Plot: leaving home, adoption, illegitimate son, neighborhood, post war japan, neighbor neighbor relationship, country girl, post war, neighbor, new job, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: tokyo
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From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)
Genre: Animation, 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: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, serious, sweet ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, teenage life, fighting the system, friendship, destiny, self discovery, high school life, longing, sister sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, 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: pig, u.s. navy, yakuza, poverty, post war japan, japanese new wave, nightclub, stealing money, pregnant, gun shooting, sailor, taxi ...
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.
Plot: post war japan, sex scene, family relations, colonialism, surrealism, suicide, dysfunctional family, threesome, katana, tradition, japanese new wave, satire ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 60s, 50s, 1960s
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Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, based on Masuji Ibuse's novel.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: survival, world war two, radiation sickness, atomic bomb, nuclear war, life is a bitch, danger, village life, parents and children, village, terminal illness, couple relations ...
Time: year 1950, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, hiroshima japan
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