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The sick, the twisted, and the bizarre from the land of the rising sun.


Abnormal Family, Elder Brother’s Bride (Masayuki Suo, 1983) Debut work from the director who’d go on to make the commercial hit Shall We Dance? A hilarious pink eiga parody of Ozu’s Tokyo Story, complete with low angle static shots!

The Glamorous Life of Sachiko Hanai (Mitsuru Meike, 2004) A young woman gets a bullet lodged in her head and starts communicating with a cloned finger of George w. Bush.