Grass Labyrinth 1979 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Grass Labyrinth 1979 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Grass Labyrinth (1979) – Grass Labyrinth 1979 – Kusa-meikyû (original title) – 40m | Short, Fantasy, Romance | 12 November 1983 (Japan) Storyline: A young man’s determination to recover the lyrics and music to a song he loved in his childhood in an exploration of widely variant perceptions of reality…. Continue reading

Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles 2005 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles 2005 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005) – Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles 2005 – Qian li zou dan qi (original title) – 1h 47 min. | Drama | 22 December 2005 (China) Storyline: In a village of fishermen in Japan, Takata misses his son Kenichi, to whom he… Continue reading

14 That Night (2016) | Boys in movies [BiM]

14 That Night (2016) | Boys in movies [BiM]

14 That Night (2016) – 14 That Night (2016) – 14 no yoru | Drama | 24 December 2016 (Japan) Storyline: Life in the village may seem monotonous to a junior high school student. Local bullies are trouble and parents are annoying. Then one exciting day in 1987 Takashi hears… Continue reading

Roadside Stone 1964 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Roadside Stone 1964 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Roadside Stone (1964) – Roadside Stone 1964 – Robô no ishi (original title) – 1h 37 min. | Drama | 14 June 1964 (Japan) Storyline: In early 20th century Japan a boy, too poor to afford further schooling, is sold as an indentured servant by his parents. User review: An… Continue reading

Gravitation 1999 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Gravitation 1999 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Gravitation (1999) – Gravitation 1999 – 22 min. | Animation, Comedy, Drama | 4 October 2000 (Japan) Storyline: ll Shuichi ever dreamed about was following in the footsteps of his pop idol, Ryuichi Sakuma and the band Nittle Grasper. Together with his best friend Hiro, Shuichi’s formed a band called… Continue reading

Mitaka Sumo School 2017 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Mitaka Sumo School 2017 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Mitaka Sumo School (2017) – Mitaka Sumo School 2017 – 8 min. | Short, Sport | 18 July 2017 (Spain) Storyline: A group of children practice sumo in a school in the outskirts of Tokyo. This ancient sport has values based on respect and non-violence that coexist with big sacrifices…. Continue reading

Hadashi no Gen 2007 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Hadashi no Gen 2007 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Hadashi no Gen (2007) – Hadashi no Gen 2007 – 1h 35 min. | Biography, Drama, History | 10 August 2007 (Japan) Storyline: The trials and travails of the Nakaoka family as they endure the horrific atom bomb of Hiroshima. Review: Hadashi no Gen is a Japanese television special drama…. Continue reading

The Gate of Youth 1981 | Boys in movies [BiM]

The Gate of Youth 1981 | Boys in movies [BiM]

The Gate of Youth (1981) – The Gate of Youth 1981 – Seishun no mon (original title) 2h 25 min. | Drama | 15 January 1981 (Japan) Storyline: The story of Shinsuke, a young man who lives through a stormy life as a poverty-stricken coal miner. Continue reading

Rhapsody in August 1991 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Rhapsody in August 1991 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Rhapsody in August (1991) – Rhapsody in August 1991 – Hachigatsu no rapusodî (original title) – 1h 38 min. | Drama | 16 December 1991 (USA) Storyline: Three generations’ responses to the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. User review: A wonderfully warm film on the understanding of generations, respect for the… Continue reading

Undulant Fever 2014 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Undulant Fever 2014 | Boys in movies [BiM]

Undulant Fever (2014) – Undulant Fever 2014 – Umi wo kanjiru toki (original title) – 1h 58 min. | Drama | 13 September 2014 (Japan) Storyline: High school student Emiko (Yui Ichikawa) meets an older student named Yo (Sosuke Ikematsu) in the high school newspaper club. One day, Emiko is… Continue reading

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