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Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai

Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai is a movie starring Yutaka Matsushige, Anne Watanabe, and Erica Lindbeck. The life and works of Japanese artist and ukiyo-e painter Katsushika Hokusai, as seen from the eyes of his daughter, Katsushika O-Ei.

Other Titles
Slecna Hokusai, Miss Hokusai, 百日紅 Miss HOKUSAI, 百日紅 Miss Hokusai, Sarusuberi: Misu Hokusai, Crape Myrtle: Miss Hokusai
Running Time
1 hours 33 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
History, Biography, Drama, Animation
Stephanie Sheh, Michael Sinterniklaas, Keiichi Hara
Miho Maruo, Stephanie Sheh, Hinako Sugiura
Anne Watanabe, Yutaka Matsushige, Erica Lindbeck, Richard Epcar
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Set in 1814, Miss Hokusai focuses on O-Ei, the daughter of famed artist Tetsuzo, better known by his pen name Hokusai, as she tries to navigate the various aspects of her life. O-Ei spends the bulk of her time assisting her divorced father who cares about his art and not much else.

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Mildred Wong

A lot of people have criticized this film for its historical inaccuracy, but it's not really a bad thing. It's pretty hard to accurately portray an event like this. It was a period of time where many things happened, and in this film, we get a lot of detail from that period, which is the period of Japan's modernization. For example, we get a lot of detail about the first artificial flowers that were introduced into Japan in the late 19th century. We get the details of the first motorcycle, and the first electric generator, which were some of the most important innovations. For example, the first attempt to build a railroad was the first attempt to create a highway, which was very important for Japan's modernization. I guess there's no real flaw with the historical accuracy of this film. The film is visually interesting, and the acting is really great. The other thing that's really great is that the director has really brought out the sense of time. The films is very silent, which gives a sense of time, and the sets are very effective. Overall, I think this film is a great film, and I highly recommend it. 9/10.

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Jerry C.

As a student of Japanese art, I was thrilled to see this film and understand the long-lost story of the artists of the Edo period. The director and the art historian play the dual roles of "Chihiro" and "Rin". The two of them tell the story of the artistic movement of the Edo period, as well as the turmoil and frustration of the artists in their own creative process. The story was told from both the artists' and the public's point of view, as it was originally intended. This was a rare opportunity for a film maker to give a comprehensive treatment of a period of Japanese history that was rarely portrayed on film. This film is so much more than an art film. It is a celebration of the human spirit. We are given a rich history and a great view of what the Edo period was like. It is a period in Japan that was once highly regarded as a magical time, but now is regarded with a lot of shame. This is a film that I will watch again and again.

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Brenda Ramos

One of the most important things I've learned from watching this film is that the director is someone who "makes it up as he goes along." You won't find a single boring moment in this movie. It's the closest thing to a documentary I've ever seen, with a much more human approach than documentaries of other subjects. I think that this is the film that's best suited for people who like documentaries and want to know more about the world of the 20th century. The Director himself has already talked about his film and his attitude towards it in a previous interview. I'll just say that it's a very important documentary, but one that is not easily accessible to non-Japanese people. It's also very much a story about Japan's best-known and most respected painter, Hayao Miyazaki. It's a good idea that the film was made in Japan, and the other way around as well. The film is also based on a book by the same name. This is something that I would like to see more of in documentaries. My personal favorite documentary is still "Life on the Line," but it has to be "The Autobiography of Miss Hokusai" that I watched when I was a child. I'm glad that the film does not only focus on Miyazaki, but also on other important Japanese artists. I also love the way that the director focuses on the love and the art that Hayao Miyazaki has for his wife. The most beautiful thing about the film is the way that it shows the beauty of Japan's ancient culture and the beauty of Japan's modern culture. I also really love the way that the director's eyes focus on the beauty of the landscape and the beauty of the people. It's also interesting to see how the director uses the images and the music to bring out the beauty of Japan's ancient culture. "Kiki" is a really good example of the film's great approach. There are so many beautiful scenes in the film, but they're all just beautiful images that you see because they are beautiful images. I think that this is one of the best documentaries I've ever seen. I think that it's one of the best documentaries I've ever seen.

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Willie B.

As a fan of the Japanese artist Hokusai, I was excited when I learned that it was being shown in the U.S. on PBS. And I was especially pleased when the DVD was available. I think it's a great film. It's not a movie for everyone, but it's worth watching if you're interested in Japanese art. The main story concerns a young woman who's a pain in the neck in her own right. Her father is dying and she needs to make ends meet on her own. The filmmaker seems to have caught the sense of the Japanese artistic tradition. She has the kind of camera that is often used in the silent film era, but in this case it's used to reveal the characters. The film is slow and boring at times, but it's great if you're into Japanese art. I really think this film will do well in the U.S. It's an excellent movie that will make a lasting impression on American audiences. You'll feel that you're watching something that's worth watching.

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Rose Fisher

I don't see the harm in showing the history of Japan. The Kunio-period really is of historical importance. The movie was shot in the ancient Japan and had many Japanese scenes. I've also seen this movie in English, and the story is similar to the one in the Japanese. The movie, however, is only good for its history and the Japanese perspective. No more. The acting was good, but the drama and the story were too heavy and too long. I think the movie could have been shorter. I really like the movie and it is not bad, but it could have been much better. Maybe I'll see it again, and I hope it will be better the second time.

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Zachary Santos

A must see for those interested in Japanese culture, this documentary tells the story of Japanese artist Hokusai who was exiled from his home in 1884 after he refused to become a samurai and fight in the Japanese army. Through the course of his lifetime, he has made a series of masterpieces that illustrate the Japanese obsession with life and death. The film is divided into three parts, with the first part focusing on Hokusai's childhood and adolescence. The second part focuses on the final years of his life and the last part is a documentary about the painting that he made during his last years. The film is written and directed by James Ferraro and shows the love and respect that Hokusai's work has for his creator, the Japanese emperor Meiji. It is also the story of how one person who could have died at any moment in the future changed the world of art forever. It is also the story of how the most important artist in the world, the emperor, felt a need to protect the work of his creation, even to the point of refusing to allow a painter from his home country to copy his work. This is the story of a man who changed the world of art forever.

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Denise Patterson

I saw the movie in Italian with English subtitles. I thought it was great. It was a wonderful exhibition of visualizations, ethnographic narration, and geographic maps. For example, the close-up on the cow herders' heads on the raised platform. To me, it seems like a Japanese folk story of the past. After the movie, I had no idea that it was in fact a documentary, except for the subtitle itself, that said it was done in English. I highly recommend it.

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Henry D.

Yeh, this is an important subject, I will not go into the details. The film was awesome, it was good to see Yayoi Kusama in it. I mean she was amazing in her role. The only problem I had was the script was terrible, it seemed to me like it was written by a 2 year old. The actors were all great, I was really enjoying watching the film, but it still felt like it was 2 years old, and I think that's the reason why it did not gain a lot of praise. But it still is a great film, I still really enjoyed watching it, and if you watch it, you will too. Overall, it was an awesome film, I recommend it, and it is a must see, but be warned, there are some major plot holes, but it's a great film, definitely worth seeing. The actors were great, the story was great, and I think this film is one that should be seen more than once. I gave it a 9, which is right up there with my favourite films of all time, and I think you should too. It's amazing, I would recommend it to anyone who like's films, and I think you should check it out, but be warned, you will be left with a few plot holes, but still, great film.

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I am a huge fan of the great Japanese artist, Hokusai. So when I found this movie on Netflix I had to have it. It was on a huge rotation. I had to watch it again. The movie has been described as a work of art. It is not. It is the story of a young boy who lives in the pre-war Japan. He sees the Japanese people as animals. They do not see the world through their own eyes. They only see the world from the eyes of their animals. This movie is very entertaining. The director did a great job. He made the story very believable. The characters are very real. It is very interesting to see how things happen to these people. It is interesting to see the effects of war on the Japanese people. It is very interesting to see the changes in the characters. It is a very exciting movie. The movie is a great movie. It is a movie that I recommend to anyone. The only thing that I would like to have changed is the Japanese people. They should have been more of an animal. They are too animalistic.

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Brittany Stewart

Shame of Kings (2010) is a documentary of the life and work of Hokusai. It was the highest award for Japan in 2003. It is a film of two hours and 22 minutes duration. It is the film of Hokusai in three periods. In the first, the point of view is set in Japan. The narration is of a bunch of characters. There are young people of all ages, old people, middle-aged and the elderly. There are a couple of clips from Hokusai's work. One is from a lecture in the countryside. The other is a clip from the lecture of an old man in a lecture hall. The second period focuses on the northern and southern parts of Japan. The third part is a short segment of Hokusai's life. Hokusai was a person who could live in the most unknown places and make the most out of it. For him, it was life.

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John Olson

I was very excited to see this documentary. I have heard a lot of negative reviews and had a preconceived idea that the film was going to be bad. I'm so glad I was wrong! I was extremely impressed with the animation and the experience I had at a museum. The documentary is a combination of real footage and recreations. It does have a shaky camera effect but it is great and gives you a sense of what it was like to see the pictures and hear the stories in their full context. I also thought the voices of the artists and their stories were very inspiring. I also felt a lot of the music was brilliant. The footage of the museum and scenes from the street were great. It was very well crafted and this was definitely a very unique film. I would definitely recommend this documentary to anyone and anyone should see it. I have been shocked by the negative reviews but I think it is great for people who aren't interested in art but want to see something a bit more artistic.

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Kevin Lynch

I'm amazed that the movie was so poorly received. I have no idea why. I thought the movie was great. I don't want to give anything away, but the movie is about an artist, an artist, a painter, a painter. This is the story of the Japanese painter, Hokusai. There are some interesting stories about artists in Japan, and a lot of them are about artists from the early 20th century. Hokusai was the first Japanese painter to make paintings in oil on canvas. He also painted murals, and he had an incredible ability to make pictures that were unique. I thought the movie was really good. It was very informative about the life of Hokusai, and it was also a great story about an artist, and the story itself was interesting. I also liked the story of the artist and the painter. I think the movie was great. If you liked the movie, you should definitely check out some of the documentaries about the life of Hokusai.

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Sean Sims

When I went to the theater, I was expecting a film that would put an end to the World War II, and the war itself. The film is more about WWII, it's about a painter, and how he tried to express the way the war affected his life, and the life of his family. The only thing that changed was that he painted children. He tried to use the concept of art to say that the war was a nightmare. He also did a lot of things to protest against the government. In the end, we saw how his life was affected by the war, and his wife and kids. We saw his side, and we saw how the children were affected by the war. This film is one of the best films I have seen in the past year, and it's a great one. This is the kind of film that you will go back to again and again. It's a beautiful piece of film. It's wonderful. You will remember it. It's a beautiful film. The only bad thing that I have with this film is the opening. When it was over, I wanted to just stop watching it, but I wanted to know what the next part of the film was. The next part is the people who were in the theatre watching the film. I thought the opening was very good. The part where he was painting the children, it was very good. It did a great job of using the idea of painting children in a very natural way, and also showing the effects of the war. The idea of "Art" was used very well. The reason I'm not giving the movie a 10 is because it's a little bit slow at times. It's still a great film.

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Emily H.

This documentary focuses on the life of Hiroshi Sasuro, an artist who lived in Japan during the Meiji period. This period was characterized by modernization and modernism, and it was during this period that the painter Hiroshi Sasuro lived. The documentary covers a wide range of topics, from his artistic career, to his relationship with his mother and his role as a model for other artists. The documentary also covers the economic and social conditions that existed during this period, which led to an economic downturn and the state of poverty in Japan. The documentary is very informative and does a good job of showing the struggles of the artist. The documentary also includes a couple of songs from the artist. The documentary was very informative and is a good documentary for the general audience.

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Brandon R.

I was on the fence about this film, wondering if I would actually enjoy it. However, after seeing it I am now convinced that I will definitely watch it again. I am glad I didn't read anything about the film before I went and was left with little information. I have to say that this film really does depict the nature of the time and the culture in Japan, and is a visual feast. I cannot fault it at all. The acting is superb, and there is so much on display that the viewer is left feeling as if they are actually there. I loved the scenery, and the costumes and settings in this film are a true marvel. It is a film that I will watch again and again, and I am glad that I did!

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Rachel Woods

A lot of people seem to be under the impression that there is no way in hell this is supposed to be a documentary. It is not. It's a "story" of a man's life, and the problems that he has faced. But it is a "story" and not a documentary. It's an epic about the beauty of the Japanese way of life, and the way the Japanese people live their lives. It's a beautiful documentary and an excellent visual experience. The story is beautifully told, and the animation is also beautiful. The story is not about the man himself, but the people around him, and the problems they face. It's not a documentary, but a story of a man's life. The documentary is about him, and his problems. And that's all there is to it.

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I was very interested in seeing this movie because of the importance of the subject. I saw the trailer and was interested in seeing it, but I was concerned about the subject matter. I was very surprised when I saw the movie. I thought it was very interesting, and the director did an excellent job of making it look like an authentic documentary. The characters are very interesting and the story is very interesting. I highly recommend this movie to anyone interested in Japanese culture and history.

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Dylan Walker

I was so happy that I saw this film, because I knew that it was going to be great. It is a Japanese film from the 1930s, and it is one of the most beautiful films I have ever seen. The film is about the life of the artist Hokusai, and the events that led to his death. It is also a film about the Japanese culture, and the way it was in those days. The film has many beautiful images. The music is also amazing. It is a very beautiful film, but it is also very sad. It shows the pain of the Japanese culture, and the way the Japanese culture was in those days. The film is a great film, and it is definitely worth seeing. It is a must see. I am so happy that I saw this film, because it is really very beautiful. I hope that it will be a great film.

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Joan B.

The only reason I gave this movie a 9 out of 10 is because I felt it was too long. I don't think it was meant to be a long film. It seemed that it was meant to be a short film. There are several scenes that seem like they should have been shorter. There are also many scenes that seem like they were just cut to make a movie shorter. I also feel that the film should have been longer. It seems that the film could have been much longer and still been a good film. It just seems like it was cut short. Overall, this film is very good. I recommend it to anyone who enjoys the work of Katsushika Hokusai. It's not a masterpiece, but it is a very good film. I highly recommend this film.

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Julia P.

This movie is directed by Michael Apted and features an incredibly compelling performance from Rutger Hauer. He conveys the feelings of anger, fear, and ecstasy beautifully in this quiet, yet powerful film. Hauer plays a good-natured father who manages to love his family despite his son's failure to join the samurai code. I loved this film and have to say that Hauer's performance is easily one of the best performances I've ever seen. It's an interesting and inspirational story and I recommend it highly.

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This is a rare and wonderful film about the artist Hokusai, who lived in the early 19th century. The film is filmed in black and white, and the way it is shot is breathtaking. The story is told in flashbacks, with the camera moving around and peeking in on things in slow motion. The film is very well done, and the way it is filmed makes it seem like it was made in the 1930's. The acting is very good, and the film has a very powerful message about how art can be an important part of our lives, and how important it is to be able to make a connection to the work of an artist. It is very sad to think that a time like this could be the last time that art was made and this is why it is so important.

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Teresa M.

This film is visually beautiful. It is interesting to see that artists from different countries were able to make a film about Hokusai. They did a marvelous job. Unfortunately, I think that they gave the film a very strong religious message and cultural attitude. I think that most of us as viewers of Hokusai will feel the same way. This film was not able to capture the beauty of Hokusai's visions and also the humanity of the characters, but I think that the artistic expression was beautiful. I think that I am going to watch the movie again. The only negative thing I have to say about this film is that the character of Pieni was not interesting. I liked the idea of him and his character and he was good at drawing very similar to Hokusai. The character is very well drawn but there is a flaw that is very obvious, when the character wants to be Hokusai, the lines on the face of Pieni is almost similar to the eyes of Hokusai. It makes you wonder what he is trying to be. In the end, this film is not the same as the other Hokusai films.

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Laura B.

A wonderful film, based on the life of Japan's most famous author, Kiyoshi Sasahara. Based on the book "Tsuioku naru hodo" ("Master of the Yellow Leaves"), this film was commissioned by the Osaka Prefectural Museum of Modern Art. It tells the story of how Sasahara, a self-taught painter, worked in his native town of Shizuoka, Japan, in the early 20th century. It is a fascinating and lyrical look at the artist's work and the art of Japanese culture, as well as his early struggles to make his art in a time and place where traditional painting was banned. The film is great, with great performances and a beautiful photography, but what makes the film so great is the way the story is told. The film is told from a lot of different points of view, but none of the stories are all that different, and there are some very moving and moving scenes. This film is one of those that will stay with you for a long time. Recommended.

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Russell L.

I have to admit that I hadn't read the works of artist Hirafuji or of his wife Yasuko until I watched this film. I'd heard that the story had inspired the director, and I was curious to find out. I have to say that the film is entertaining. The main characters are drawn well and you learn a lot about the culture through their respective conversations. The work that the women and men of the time do and say are also interesting to see. I especially liked the way that the former central character, Yasuko, is depicted in the film, as a one-of-a-kind artist, whom everyone is fascinated by. Yasuko is depicted as a very modern woman and a talented photographer who makes paintings from women's fragments. This creates a sort of revival of Japanese culture as a whole. The movie is great as a film but does feel a little too long. If it was shorter, then it would be a perfect alternative to the Japanese movies we see in the theaters today. It's a good film and worth watching, but don't expect anything spectacular from this film.

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Deborah Gray

As a woman who is constantly bombarded with stories about Japanese culture, I must say that when I first saw this film, I thought it was only about the samurai. But, when I learned more about the culture of the Shinto faith, I realized it was a study of the Japanese way of life and a look at a culture that was still alive and flourishing. What I saw in this film was both beautiful and harsh. It is a beautiful, yet brutal look at a culture and a people that is very close to my heart. The story of the people in the film is the story of a long tradition of one nation and its traditions, traditions that are strong and have been passed down to generations. The film is about the Japan of the Edo period, a time when many of the customs and traditions of the country were being revived and then destroyed. In fact, the movie was a celebration of a time in which tradition and culture were not only alive, but also dying. But, the film also shows the Japan of the late Edo period, a time that was a time of fierce battles between the Shogunate and the various religious and political movements that were trying to dominate the country. It was a time when a number of religious sects were trying to take over the country and the country was turning into a huge empire. This is not the period of the Edo period that is celebrated in this film, but the period in which the government was very weak and the country was being controlled by the military and religious factions. I was also surprised by the great sense of beauty and beauty that was found in the film. The image of the Shinto shrine and the scenes of the people performing rituals in their homes was very beautiful and I have seen some films that were made in that period of time that are beautiful, but this was something different. The way the film was shot was very beautiful and the images of the landscape were incredible. There were times when I was really moved by the film and I have been left with a feeling of great sadness that something had happened in my life, something that would affect my future. I have never been so moved by a film and I hope that the film can inspire people to think about the times and cultures that are around them and the decisions they are making. I hope that people can see the beauty in the film and see that it is important to think about things and that it is not about the people that you are looking at but about the things that are going on around you.

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Jeremy D.

This movie is the first animated film in which the director decided to use live action as the main focus of the story. The results are spectacular. The story is told in a single continuous shot, which is composed of images without any transitions, and that's what makes it unique. The story is about a young woman (Miki) who leaves her village for a city, and the journey that follows is a fascinating one. There are some moments of levity and drama, which could be disturbing for children, but is not. The movie is narrated in a single continuous shot, and all of the voices are made in a realistic manner, as is shown in the first five minutes of the movie. The story is about a girl named Miki, who is traveling to the city with her family. After a few months, she finds that the city has a lot of problems. She has a lot of problems, and it's really hard for her to find a job. The movie is about Miki's journey, but it's much more than that. There are a lot of interesting details to be learned about Miki's character. The characters are really well written and acted, and I really enjoyed their interactions. The movie is also very colorful, and it's filled with beautiful landscapes and colorful characters. I think that I could describe it in a few words, but I won't. It's a beautiful story, with a great soundtrack, a great visual style, and a very interesting story. It's also very interesting to see how an animated film gets to be this visually stunning, and how a movie can be like this. It's a very unique and a very interesting story.

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I am a fan of a lot of Japanese art, and I am not a fan of traditional Japanese art. This movie gives a real sense of what the Japanese are really about. I have just watched it, and I am so happy to have been able to see it in the cinema. It is a beautiful movie, but more than that, it is a perfect representation of the Japanese culture. I recommend it to everyone who likes to see the Japanese culture in a different way. This movie is an excellent example of the Japanese culture and its culture. It's a movie that will make you think and get you thinking about the Japanese culture. It is a very beautiful film, but it is also a movie that will make you think about the Japanese culture. I think this movie is the best example of the Japanese culture. It's a movie that is beautiful and very interesting. It has a lot of beautiful images. This movie will show you the Japanese culture. I think you will enjoy this movie.

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This documentary is an excellent glimpse into the great painter Hokusai. The film examines Hokusai's work in two ways. The first is through the narration of Kitamura, a biographical sketch by the painter's nephew, and a "chronology" of the paintings depicting Hokusai's childhood and youth. The second way of looking at Hokusai's work is through his art. Kitamura goes into great detail in describing Hokusai's own works and what he made of them, a sort of commentary on his own life. The film also includes interviews with the artist's students, his wife, his nephew, and his son. This gives us a good sense of Hokusai's life, his artistic skills, and his artistic inspiration. The film is also an important study of Japan, the influence of the Dutch on Japanese life, and the interaction between different cultures. It is also a good look at modern Japanese society, showing how one artist, Hokusai, can paint the Japanese people in a more negative light than other artists of the time. It is also interesting that the film opens with a conversation between Kitamura and one of his students. I liked the way the film was shot, which was very detailed. It gives a sense of reality. But the documentary could have done with a bit more thought on the viewer. I also think that there is a lot of movie-making here. It is a well-known fact that the painter Hokusai was very interested in painting, and this interest is clearly expressed in his paintings, but also in his life. The way the documentary is constructed also hints to the fact that Hokusai was somewhat of an artist at heart. But as an artistic exhibition, it is very impressive. I give it a 7.

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Dennis M.

It's a shame that Tsunamis still have to use the old technique of using hot water to burn the cellulose, because this film is more than worthy of the title. What is truly unique about this film is the way it captures the golden age of Japanese art, from the painting and sculpture of Hokusai to the rōnin and architecture of the Edo period. With its impressive set design and performances, this film is a must for any fan of Japanese cinema. 9/10

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Johnny M.

Based on the memoirs of Japanese painter Hokusai, "The Hokusai Family" is a film set in the quiet region of Hokkaido. It is the story of the life of Tsunetomo, the eldest son of Tsunetomo Satsuma, who was painted by a blind Japanese woman in 1888. He then lived with the woman, Yukari, who was blind herself, until he died from the disease he contracted. It is told in three parts, beginning with his childhood until his death. Tsunetomo's painting was extremely significant to the development of Japanese culture. In the second part, he paints the sea and the mountain with his wife, and the scenes are beautifully rendered. The transition of the painting from his own hand to the canvas is also of great interest, since the two of them share the responsibility of the painting. One of the main problems with the film, however, is the film's protagonist: Hikaru-ka, a blind Japanese woman, who lived with Tsunetomo in his final years. Her depiction is not only unrealistic, but rather, was very important to the growth of the character. It was also necessary to show how she became blind. However, the person who is the strongest actor of the film, Tsunetomo himself, is very lackluster. He does not appear to be a real artist, and he simply does not make any memorable performances. The director and the screenwriter did not convince me that they were in the position to make a good film about Tsunetomo. The director, Masao Shinkai, is a very talented director, but his screenplay was extremely weak. He had the skill to make a film about the story of a painter, but his poor execution of the narrative made it difficult to grasp the emotions of the character. In the third part, the viewer sees the behavior of Tsunetomo's other children. There are many technical flaws in the movie, but those technical flaws are so minor as to be unnoticed. Tsunetomo Satsuma, whose own painting was a major point of discussion, is a very gifted painter. But he is not the main point of the film. The real joy of the film is the relationship of the Tsunetomo Satsuma family with the blind woman Yukari. Tsunetomo and Yukari never grew close, and Yukari is very much the subject of the film. I was not a very big fan of this film, but I did find it a little bit interesting. I highly recommend it to fans of Japanese culture.

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Lori D.

The movie is pretty much a drama/fantasy story of the artist Sausuru, living in modern times and looking back at his world, his parents and the times when he lived. The movie has many characters and they are quite interesting to follow, so you get some insight into the artist, his life and his world. The movie also shows some parts of the Japan of the time, and the culture and the society, and the way of living. Some of the characters are really interesting, but I would have liked to have seen more of them, especially the ones who are directly related to the main character. One of the great things is that it shows the way of living of the people in Japan, and the times of the time, so it makes you want to travel to Japan, to see the real Japan. There are some very good animated scenes, and also some beautiful scenes, with a lot of poetry. The movie is a bit slow in parts, and I think that there is not enough detail in the movie to keep you interested. The movie is a bit long, but I think that it is quite good, and I recommend it. I give it a 9/10.

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Lori W.

It is interesting to see the effects of the war on the Japanese people in the movie. It is also interesting to see how they try to tell the history of the war and how they live it. The documentary style shows a lot of the struggle for survival, the isolation of the people, and the sacrifices they make. I was particularly impressed by the way the people are treated by the Japanese army. It was like a documentary made by soldiers. I also liked how the movie showed the Japanese culture. There were a lot of songs which were very beautiful and poignant. However, one of the songs had a very strong negative message that made the movie very confusing. However, this was probably the best of the three movies I have seen.

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Willie Reyes

We have been exposed to the past in various ways, but it was mainly through the work of Hiroshi Suzuki, most of which was directly related to the development of living cultures. One of his most important works was Toda Kuni: The Story of a Japanese Children's Museum in Osaka. This movie was one of the few films of its kind that actually covered a single period of time. So what we have here is a story about a place, which would be fascinating if it wasn't for the flaws of time travel. Let's start with the positives. First of all, this is one of the few films that does not have a particular plot or story line. The viewer simply has to see it as it is. It's not the plot that is important here, but rather the ideas. The idea of traveling through time. Through four major historical periods, from the founding of Japan to the 1930s. At the same time, the ideas are brought together by a good, but somewhat more generic acting performance by the director himself, and the screenplay. The main characters are well-written and carry the film well. Takashi Tsuchiya, the writer, is credited as the screenwriter, and this is the first time that I've heard of him, but it's a good sign of his work that he is credited for the screenplay. The actors themselves carry the film, and even those of whom I've never heard of carry it well. However, the films main plot line is the main reason that I was watching this. That is, to make me think about history, not the actual history. That being said, there are some scenes that are about the same length as the last four episodes of the anime series, which would be one of the reasons why the anime series is used for comparison. While I do like the animation in the film, and I also like the film's original presentation, the film lacks the power that the anime had, due to the extremely common style in animation, and the lack of depth of the stories. However, I have a feeling that this will change with the upcoming release of the anime in November. My final rating of this film is seven out of ten, with the one being negative being mainly due to the time travel plot. While I enjoyed the film, I feel that there is still much to be seen here.

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Kathleen Murphy

It's a shame to see that the now famous film Akira is not available on DVD, this movie is more than just a tribute to the famous Japanese artist Hokusai and of course to the legend of the legendary Murakami. But this movie also includes about 80 minutes of film that is lost. For example, the portraits of the Murakami brothers are not on display, the scenes are not in full color, and the screen is badly filled with thick white lines that make the screen look very poor. However, the best part of the movie is the 3-d animation and the elaborate settings of the house, the blue sky, the mountains, the wind, the rain, the earth, the water, the wind and the water. I don't want to spoil too much of this movie. I really like this movie, but it is still a shame that the final version is not on DVD.

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Pamela Sims

Some of the scenes that are shown in this film are not shown in the movie itself. If you have never seen the film or watched the original "It's a Wonderful Life" it is too late to catch it on TV and catch a good copy on DVD. That is what I did. Unfortunately I don't think I would watch the film again. The movie doesn't show anything that I haven't seen in the original. Even if you didn't know about the movie before watching this you could still have trouble catching up with it because the people who made this movie are no longer alive. That is what you get when you make a movie and you have a great story but it is too long for people who have not seen the original to get through. But if you watch the original you will know that you will have to see this one as well. I think that if you like the original you will enjoy this movie. In this film it is based on the book and the film is a different story. But it is good to watch because it is based on the book. But if you see the original it will not be like the movie and if you see the film you can still catch up on it from the original. I think that is a good thing to watch because there are a lot of people who do not have the original and they would have trouble with it but if you see the original you will have trouble catching up on it because there are a lot of people who have not seen the original.

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Elizabeth Ellis

this is not a classic film but it has a good story, beautiful photography, good acting. The story is about a Japanese teenager who falls in love with a Japanese girl (whom he thinks is the most beautiful woman on earth), she only accepts him after he saves her from a falling tree, he falls in love with her and after being away for a long time, they come back together, she has to use all her wealth, but he needs to learn to be in Japan. i am glad that i saw this film but it is not really a film i would be happy to see again. The best part of the film is the photography, it is beautiful and it adds a nice touch of art to the film, the photography is very artistic and there is some great landscapes in the film. Also the photography is very artistic, there is some nice photography in the film, this is one of the films where you get to see the beauty of Japan, you see all the beautiful scenery that exists in Japan. Another very good thing about the film is the acting, it is really good, especially the young girl who plays the role of the girl. She is very good in her role, there is no one better than her, she makes the film look very good. The way she plays her role is very good and she makes you really believe that she is the girl in the film. The other actors in the film are also good, but they aren't as good as the young girl, she is a very good actress. Overall, the film is beautiful and beautiful and really adds to the film. I recommend this film to everyone, but i am a little disappointed that it is not a classic film, it would be very difficult for me to recommend this film to all of my friends. Maybe this film is for a different group of people to like, but that doesn't matter, i liked it and i think everyone else should like it, so everyone should see this film.

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Donald Dean

The Japanese icon of small-town mystery is a real hero for the modern world, and here he is more a symbol than a person. The place where he lives, the title of his album, and even his historical date and name are changed to fit the "modern" Japanese society. A real great hero of the modern world, and with this name and his last album, many times an important figure, there's really nothing more to say about him. His last album is one of the most influential of the century. There's something in the story of "Miss Hokusai" and about this guy in the album that might make you believe in the great truth. But that's not the end of the story. This movie shows how an idol works, how he can become the strong personality that he is supposed to be, how he doesn't want to let anyone or anything get in the way of his life. But then you see him fall in love, and when he finds out that he has feelings for a woman, he starts to change from a normal, always silent, quiet, self-made idol to a person who wants to fight for the future of his country, and in doing so, become an icon of the Japanese people. And this is where he falls from the great idol, and becomes a real hero of the people.

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Lauren Alvarado

An interesting movie, about a Japanese artist who was imprisoned and then killed in WWII. Katsumoto-san paints some of the most stunning paintings in the Japanese Imperial Museum in Tokyo. His paintings show the complexity of life and death, and a rich connection with nature. The film also features some live-action clips of Katsumoto-san doing his painting, and also an interview with the artist. The film has a good amount of action, as Katsumoto-san, a young and completely naive artist, faces the Nazis in a prison camp. He ends up dying, and his wife, wife and mother-in-law are all trapped in the museum. There is a very interesting story and a fine performance by the actress who plays Katsumoto-san's wife. The film is worth watching, but it's not as good as some of Katsumoto-san's other works.

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Tammy Phillips

I was introduced to this film when I was a little boy. I've seen it several times since then and it still holds up today. It's an interesting look at the life of Hokusai, the Japanese artist who was one of the most important painters of the 20th century. The film features many interviews with his friends and colleagues, and his diary entries. There's also a lot of documentary footage from the period. The film is an interesting look at a very important artist, who lived his life in obscurity, and was completely misunderstood by his peers. I especially liked the interview with the legendary Japanese actor and director Akira Kurosawa. It's a very insightful look into the mind of a famous director. It's very interesting to hear him talk about his early life, and about his relationship with his father. I highly recommend this film to anyone who loves Japanese culture or art.

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I can't say enough good things about this movie. I think it is one of the best movies I've ever seen. I loved every minute of it. I'm not a big fan of Japanese animation but I love this movie. The film is beautifully shot and the acting is very good. The story is also great and the movie is about the life of the famous painter Hokusai. The story is about how he was sent to the Japanese countryside to paint the countryside, and how he is inspired by nature. The story is also about how he was influenced by the people in the countryside. I love how the movie shows the life of a painter. It shows the people in the countryside, and how they are influenced by nature. The music is also really good. The music is great and fits perfectly with the film. The film is a masterpiece. I love it so much.

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Frances W.

This is a must see for all those interested in Japanese culture and history. It is fascinating to see how a truly talented artist was able to create a world and culture of his own. I was not aware of Tsugaru before I saw this movie, but was very pleased to discover that the images depicted in the film were actually taken there, and I found the overall effect very poetic. The film shows how a young painter, Tsugaru (whose name I did not know until now) managed to acquire an audience and what it was like to travel to the island. It also shows how a painter with a great talent, who has a strong and close relationship with the people, was able to produce an image of an entire nation and a culture. I think that the film really captures the spirit of Japan and the people of Tsugaru. It was very well done. I do not have a lot of English speaking experience, but this was a beautiful film and I highly recommend it.

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Kevin Freeman

This is a wonderful movie to watch with friends. I have been looking forward to this movie for a while and when it was finally released it was nothing short of spectacular. It is well worth watching, especially if you have seen and enjoyed Hayao Miyazaki's previous films. The images of Japan and the Sado-Kokugikan are powerful and beautiful. The scenery and the music are just wonderful. This is a must see for all. It is not a film to be missed. There is a lot of background information about the Japanese government and the Sado-Kokugikan in the movie. I suggest that you read the book by Miyazaki before watching the movie. It is worth it. I give this movie 9 out of 10 stars. This is a great film and you will not regret seeing it.

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Willie J.

I've been a huge fan of Katsushika Hokusai's work since I was a kid, and I remember how amazed I was at how he depicted the harshness of Japanese life and how it can be portrayed in a way that I had never seen before. The film "Miss Hokusai" is about Hokusai, the famous artist, who paints with a brush, a wooden stick, and a quill. His life is a series of almost daily challenges: from his family to his neighbors, to his clients, and to his work. The film focuses on his struggles with the government, with his clients, and with the people who work for him. It is interesting to see how he paints the Japanese landscape. The way he paints it is very raw, and it shows his struggle with his feelings and emotions. This is a great film to see, and I highly recommend it to anyone who is interested in the life of Hokusai.

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Richard E.

This is the most recent documentary about Japanese painter Hokusai, the artist who inspired the Japanese people to do their own version of nature, and his life and work. The film is narrated by Masayuki Kato, who has been working on the project for years. The film begins with a short introduction by Kato, as well as other people involved in the project. They then go to a small museum in Tokyo to see some of the Hokusai paintings that are being exhibited there. The film then goes back to Hokusai's hometown of Edo, and the people who are involved with his work. Kato interviews several people who have worked on the Hokusai project, including the director of the museum where the paintings are being displayed, and the painter himself. Kato also interviews Hokusai's family, and his wife, who also works on the project. After showing the Hokusai paintings, the film goes back to Edo and shows the work that is being exhibited in the museum, and then goes to Hokusai's home, which is where the most of the work is being done. The film then follows Hokusai's life and works, including his struggle with tuberculosis, his relationship with his wife, and his relationships with other people. The film is extremely informative, and is very well done. It is a very interesting documentary about one of the most important artists of the 20th century, and it is very well done. It is worth watching.

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Joe E.

This documentary is an interesting look into one of Japan's greatest writers, painter, and scientist of the Edo period. Much of the animation shown here is done using live action, but the animation itself is stunning. The animation is the perfect match of the full-length animation shown here. The documentary does a good job of presenting the full text of Tsugaru Tsumako's painting of 'Orochimaru', and also gives a brief history of Tsugaru, including the origins of the legendary Kamurocho district, and the role of the Kamurocho in the history of the Edo period. The animation is excellent, although I did notice some animation-skipping and choppy editing. But the movie is worth the watch, even if you don't have any knowledge of the history of Japan.

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Sean Austin

I was not a big fan of Akira Kurosawa's directorial debut, "FURY OF THE CROW". The film is not well known outside Japan, and it is hard to find it on DVD. However, I have found that, for some reason, it is sometimes available on Amazon. It is a great film, in my opinion, which I highly recommend. It is based on a manga that is very controversial in Japan, but, unfortunately, the film does not have the emotional depth of the manga. The film shows a very interesting point about the Japanese culture. There are a lot of red-eyed people, or mado, in the film. This is a result of the Japanese school curriculum that teaches us that the human eye can only see red. The film is a tragic story about how the eye perceives light. What it is like to be in a world where you have a red eye. I have read other reviews that describe this as a kind of art film, but it is not. The film is basically a story about a boy named Masahiro and his friend, Shu. They have a pet monkey named Nutella. After Nutella is separated from the pair, Masahiro is left alone with his sister and Shu, who is a very good dog, because her owner died in an accident. Masahiro watches his sister's childhood. The film is about relationships, and how life is about relationships. The film is good in how it shows the relationship between Masahiro and Shu. The film is really good at showing how these two characters develop and how their relationship evolves. There are many things that are very emotional in this film. The film is not very well known outside Japan, but I would strongly recommend that you see it. If you haven't seen it, I would highly recommend that you do. 7/10.

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Melissa Martinez

I watched this movie on DVD, as I was a big fan of P.M.S. The DVD has a unique look, I recommend that you watch it at least once. The movie was not bad. It was the storyline that was weird, it seemed very rushed and nothing really stuck out in my mind, like there was a need for a lot of times to focus on the girl (Lucy) and not on the times when she is hanging out with people. There was also a lot of time that was spent in the wilderness, a lot of time that was spent in the woods, and a lot of time spent with the lady in the car. All in all, I'd recommend this movie to people who are fans of P.M.S. This movie does not give you the satisfaction of watching a good movie like "In the Mood for Love", you have to watch it for yourself.

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I have not seen the movie but i am looking forward to it.I have to say that i'm glad that there are people who watch this movie.It is a very beautiful film and a must see.It shows the lives of people who live in Japan and is a great film for all of us who want to learn about the history of Japan.I would recommend it to all of my friends.I also have to say that it is a very good movie.I think that this movie is one of the best films that have ever been made in Japan.

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Walter P.

A film that's worth watching over and over again. The film is based on the life of Japanese painter Hokusai, and follows his adventures as he goes to visit his grandfather in Japan. The film takes a look at the relationship between the artist and the Japanese people, and the hardships that he had to go through to get his work. The film is a great look at the life of one of the greatest painters of the 20th century, and it's a great example of the style of Japanese cinema that was popular in the early 20th century. The film is very well made, and the music is excellent, as well. The film is extremely well acted, and the performances are very good. The film is very visually interesting, and it's a great look at a time in Japan and the people that lived during that time. I recommend this film to everyone. It's one of the best films I've ever seen, and I recommend it to anyone who is a fan of Japanese cinema. 9/10

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Beverly Gonzalez

A brilliant and engaging film that should be viewed by anyone who appreciates the fine art of film. One of the few films that manages to be so well made and so well shot, that it is difficult to take your eyes off of it. The film was shot in a manner that makes it feel like you are watching a documentary rather than a documentary. The film is in black and white, but there is a lot of color in the film. The film is a fascinating look into the life of the legendary Japanese painter Hokusai. It is very difficult to watch the film without feeling like you are watching something that is important to you. The film has a very interesting story that is told in a very interesting way. It is told in a very good way, with great attention to detail. The film is very interesting, and very well made. It is a very interesting look at the life of Hokusai. The film is very well shot and the film has an amazing look. The film is a very well made film, and it is one that I recommend to anyone who likes art films.

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Cynthia B.

I was fortunate enough to have been an audience member of the Musuko Festival. I saw several prints and then the non-Japanese version of the film, which is now available on DVD. I was really surprised that some of the cuts that I had thought were going to be in the film ended up on the cutting room floor, like for instance the sequence where the Grand Princess is gathering the people to go on the road to meet the Emperor. That scene just didn't make any sense for me. The film is beautifully shot, but the "cut" scenes in the film are the worst. One scene with a group of young boys is more amusing than the entire film, and I was afraid that the film would just be a series of comedy scenes that would have me laughing and leaving the cinema. That's not the case at all. What was happening was that the director was removing bits of the film that really just weren't necessary. It was a great film, with great cast and a wonderful story. But to me it would have been better if the director and his crew would have told me a little bit more about what was being removed from the film, and then put those pieces back in. I've got to say that I wasn't expecting the film to be this good, and I would love to see it again in the cinema to find out how I would have changed the film. If you get the chance to see the Musuko Festival film, definitely see it. If you can't, you could always go see another film made by the same director.

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Rebecca Snyder

This is the Japanese version of Peter Jackson's film "King Kong". The main difference between this and Jackson's film is that this film focuses on the history of Japanese civilization (not only how they built their city, but also how they kept it peaceful and how they interacted with other civilizations). This film was made in 1967, which is the same year that Japan was devastated by WWII and just a few years after the end of the Second World War. There is a great comparison between this film and Jackson's "King Kong". The only other films that compare this to are "Curse of the Golden Flower" and "2001: A Space Odyssey". Overall, "Miss Hokusai" is a fantastic film. It is an awesome example of how the Japanese culture was during that time period. I highly recommend this film for anyone who is interested in Japanese history or film. Also, I recommend this film for anyone who is interested in Japanese culture. This film is definitely one of my favorite films of all time.

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Judith Herrera

As far as I can tell, it is a documentary made by Japanese and Japanese-born Americans that chronicles the life and work of master Japanese artist Hokusai and his proteges. But it's also a portrait of the changing social landscape of Japan and of American (especially Southern and Western) influences on it. As is the case with any documentary, it's a 'who knows what's true' kinda thing, and as such it is a highly subjective and complex piece. Nevertheless, it is very well done, both in terms of production and editing, and I think it is well worth watching.

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Gary B.

I am aware that this film was never meant to be a documentary, but rather a documentary about a famous Japanese painter, Tsugaru Shonin. This film has very good cinematography and the images of the landscapes and the people are outstanding. It shows the richness and simplicity of life in Japan in the thirties and the fifties. The wonderful work of cinematography is reflected in the photographs, especially in the paintings that the photographer takes. It was not easy to take these pictures, because they are of great quality, but I think that they are simply amazing, and very beautiful. In addition, the photography and photography-making are good. This is a great film, and a great documentary about this famous painter. 8/10.

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Keith Robertson

I thought this was a good movie, but I wish the show would have continued. The story of the people of Madras was great. It has a very traditional feel to it, but in a modern way. It's very "home" and feels very "home". The story of the battle for the independence of Madras was well done. I didn't like how the opening of the movie was kind of like a marketing play, but it did a good job in conveying what the story of the movie was about. The movie was an excellent show, and I hope that it will be an ongoing series of episodes to show the history of the country, and the battle for it's independence. We have a lot of young people that haven't been exposed to this sort of thing, so it was nice to see a movie that was great in that sense.

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Virginia Fields

While some of the characters from the film don't have much to do, the film itself is quite amazing. The film is very authentic to the life of Su-Hak and his people and to the nature and environment. I think the first time I saw it I was shocked how so much was shown in just a single minute, I thought it was a brilliant short film. It is also quite moving, especially the one-on-one scene with the babies. The other part I really like is the way the film shows the changes to the landscape of the film. Especially how they show the people moving in the film changing the landscape. The atmosphere is very beautiful and the people have a very natural, colorful and beautiful atmosphere. The only thing I didn't like about the film is that it is a bit too short. But the film has such a great story to tell and is so unique it is a great movie.

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Sean Hernandez

Although much of what is shown in this movie is unbelievable, in some respects it is quite good. For example, when I was a child, there were few movies that would have actually made me cry (like "Gone With The Wind" and "Das Boot"). But this movie did. The violence and brutality was realistic and shocking, but it was also in a very balanced manner. Violence was shown in a balanced manner, and the violence towards the Japanese people was balanced. Also, this movie shows how Japanese people were living during that time. Not only were they living under occupation, but they also lived under the surveillance of the Nazis. The portrayal of Japanese people is realistic, as it should be, but the portrayal of the Japanese people in this movie is not. However, this movie is not a portrayal of historical events, but rather a portrayal of the Japanese people during that time. I don't know if it was intentional, but the movie itself feels like a documentary, showing what really happened, rather than historical events. Still, it is an excellent movie, and I recommend it for anyone interested in World War II or World War II-related films.

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Stephen Austin

Sarusubaru (1957) is one of the most important Japanese art films. It's said that it's the first film to depict the Japanese artist Murayama in the 21st century, as he's almost the only artist that lived in Japan during the era of war. Although the film looks like it was made in the 70's, it has become one of the most celebrated films of Japanese cinema, and has become a major movie of its country. I have seen a lot of films about Murayama, some based on actual events, and some based on legends and the people who lived through them. This one here is the last one. As I mentioned earlier, the film was based on a book by writer Tomoko Watanabe. It was also one of Murayama's best known works. There's also some of the original stories told by Murayama, but the majority is fictional. Murayama wasn't only a painter, but a philosopher, writer, and also an investigator. His books were influential in many parts of the world. Here, you have the story of him, his investigations, and of his people. Most of the action takes place in the East. Murayama investigated a murder case in Japan, and then, he went to Japan to investigate it. He was even invited to a detective academy in the country, which he became a professor of. When he came back, he tried to find out about his original artworks. He even investigated a few of them, and gave them to other artists, and had the artworks discovered. In the end, he was found guilty and went to jail, but he was released later, as he was sent to the US and sent to the boarding school. It was during this time that he started to write his books, in which he didn't like to reveal the real events of his life, as he didn't want to create controversy. He also used a lot of old stories as he was writing his books. You can see that this film is mainly about the ideas of art, and Murayama's ideas on art. In this film, the film makers chose to depict his life in the last decade of his life, and how he made the artworks, and also the investigations. The camera is very strong, and it's probably one of the best documentary films. The interviews with the actors, and the characters in the film are really interesting. You can see Murayama as an artist, a father, a husband, and a professional investigator, but also as a father and a musician. You can see the mother who always listened to Murayama's music, and it's like the only person who actually cared about him. I think that the film makers did a really good job with the voice-overs. You can really feel Murayama's voice, and it's actually quite good. He's really calm and quiet, and he can just be his quiet and serious. It's almost like he has a coldness and stoicism. It's like he doesn't know how to be happy, and he doesn't know how to laugh. The film

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Alexander G.

This is a must-see film, as it's the definitive biography of the Japanese artist Hokusai. I've always been fascinated with Hokusai's life and I thoroughly enjoyed this documentary. It's beautifully shot, which is pretty uncommon in Asian films, and the story is at once captivating and deep. The film presents all the major events and discussions about the artist, but it's done so tastefully and with such a gentle touch that it doesn't feel like a documentary about Hokusai, but an artist's biography, or a very personal account of the artist's life. The narration is so soft-spoken and the narrative style is so slow-paced that I had trouble keeping up with the story, but that only adds to its power. The film has several superb narration performances. Andy Garcia narrates with some strong emotion, and it's quite moving. The big difference between Garcia and the other narration narrators is that Garcia does it with a sincere, levelheaded voice and never gets too emotional or gets too cheesy or maudlin. It's one of the most beautiful performances I've ever seen. If you're interested in Japanese cinema, this is a must-see. It's an important film, and I'd recommend it to anyone, but even those who are interested in Japanese cinema won't be disappointed.

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Maria Carr

This is a must see for anyone who has an interest in Japanese culture, especially the art and history of the country. It is an interesting film that shows the lives of the women of the "comfort women" who were forced to work in Japanese-occupied Manchuria. The film is visually stunning, and the performances are terrific. The film was made by the director of the film, Masahiro Shinoda, who also directed the critically acclaimed film "An American Haunting", a film that deals with the horrors of the Holocaust. The film is extremely well-made, and the cinematography is amazing. The film is well-worth seeing.

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Paul Stone

I think that this is one of the best movies I have ever seen. The story is interesting and it is very well-done. The way that it was shot was amazing. I think that it was very interesting to see how the culture of the Japanese people was changing, and how the Japanese people were adapting to the new world. I think that it is very interesting to see how they changed their way of living. I think that it is also interesting to see how the Japanese people adapted to the modern world. I think that this is a very good movie to watch.

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Rose Jimenez

The artist of this film is not only a great painter but a great humanist. This is a great film and it is beautiful. I loved it and I will recommend it to my friends and family. I think it is a great film for everyone.

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Judith Fields

One of the best movies that I have seen lately. Based on the real life, Takashi Nishio and his wife Tsutomu Takashima lived and worked in a typical Japan in the 20th century. Their house was basically a shrine, they had a restaurant, and spent all their time doing arts and crafts. Their son was born in the middle of the sea in a sloop. As time went by, they learned that the sea was coming and they had to leave. But one day Tsutomu suddenly came out from the ocean and told that she had come back and that she was a doctor. At the same time, they lost their son and daughter and became worried about how they were going to make their living. They decided to do what they could to survive. One day, Tsutomu and their son Hidetoshi came to the shrine to offer prayers, when they came to see a strange bird who flew around and was eating the fish that they were eating, they killed it and found out that it was a new species of bird. It had a human-like face and was named Banjo. Hidetoshi became really afraid of this new bird, so he ran away, but Banjo found him. He became very mad and they both started a fight, but Banjo got out of the way, and the bird was able to escape. Then they found out that the place was now full of new species of bird. They decided to go back and learn the bird's history and to keep an eye on the Banjo. But they never found the Banjo's mother, so they decided to try to find her and keep an eye on her. So when Hidetoshi was very old and tired, he went with Tsutomu to find her, but when he found her, he killed her and the two fell in love. They decided to keep an eye on her and eventually found out that she was still alive, but she was still in a coma. So, they decided to go back and try to find her. They found her in a forest, where she was in a coma, and they tried to take care of her, but they were stopped by Hidetoshi and Banjo. So they gave up on trying to help her and she eventually died. After that, they decided that they would live in the Shrine, and they continued to go back and forth to the place where Banjo and Hidetoshi lived, but they never found the Banjo's mother. So Tsutomu and Hidetoshi went to the country and found the Banjo's mother's house. Then they found the Banjo's mother and Tsutomu was almost raped by the woman. So, Hidetoshi became very jealous and the two decided to kill her and Tsutomu became very angry and angry that she was a doctor and that she was being taken care of. Then Hidetoshi and Tsutomu started a fight and he kicked the woman in the head. Tsutomu later passed away, and Hidetoshi and Banjo started the fight

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After watching this movie, it was an amazing experience. The scenery is incredible. The storyline is epic. You can easily tell that this is a work of art. It was well written and beautifully done. I was drawn in the first few minutes of the movie. You see a beautiful image of the country, but as the movie unfolds, you feel the long hours that went into it. You feel the cold winters, the hardships and the destruction that every single human does to survive. This is a movie about the fate of Japanese and that is what makes it great. You see the characters through their inner thoughts. You can tell how it affects them, their world, their families and their relationships. The characters are real, real, real, and very believable. They are all human, not some robot to show what humans are. The people in the movie are real people, the people who live in the countryside. The people who fight against them. The people who fight with them. You can feel their hatred. You can feel their fear. You can feel their pain. You can feel their despair. It is a movie that needs to be seen to be believed. There are no easy answers in life, but that doesn't mean we should give up trying. The beauty of this movie is that you don't need to know everything about Japanese history to enjoy it. You don't need to be an expert to enjoy it. This is a beautiful movie, that makes you realize that, even if you are a complete beginner, you can still enjoy the magic of a movie like this.

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Keith Lane

Emmet Barry is an artist from Chicago who travels with his family from New York to Hokkaido to see his late father (Chinatsu Fukuda) at the Sakurajima Foundation Museum. We follow Emmet, his wife and their four children through the journey. This film is one of the few that features Emmet himself. The family has to come to the museum and sit through the opening of his collection of paintings and sculptures. They meet a great deal of the museum's staff and visitors. It is a good introduction to the family's journey, their respect for the museum, and the amount of thought and research that goes into the pieces. It does a good job of showing the beauty of Hokkaido in Japan. In my opinion, it is a little slow moving, but I understand that people may not want to watch it in one sitting. I recommend it to fans of art, family films, or the Japan experience.

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Julia M.

It is a really good movie. Its a few years old, but I have watched it so many times, I never get bored. The beauty of this movie is that it is a film about a photographer and a traditional Japanese family. So this is a more basic documentary with a family. The director has this dream to tell the story of a family, who are simple, hardworking and devoted to their own. This is the core of this film. It is like a family portrait, it is like a people story, it is like a family. The director has a very strong vision. I have not seen so many Japanese films like this. This film is a good gift for Japanese cinema lovers. 8/10.

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Diane Moore

When I saw the trailer for this movie, I was immediately drawn to it. I'm very interested in Japanese culture and art. I was also intrigued to see how this movie would be portrayed, which was by far one of the best aspects of the film. The first thing that struck me about the film was the lighting. This movie has excellent use of lighting and color throughout the entire film. It's almost like the director was shooting this movie in the day time, and that explains the lack of any bright light in the room. The sound also was well done. Not once was there a loud noise that was annoying to the viewer. Every sound in the movie was perfectly placed. I would recommend this movie to anyone who is interested in Japanese culture and art. I gave this movie an 8 out of 10 because the use of lighting, sound, and the story itself. I also did not like how the film ended. There was no way for the viewer to connect with the story that much more.

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I thought this was an excellent movie. This film took a lot of time to put together and a lot of money to make. It takes you back in time and shows you a lot of history that is so relevant today. This film also makes you think about the future and shows that it's all a lot easier to solve things when you see it in the past. The characters in this film are really cool. I love how they use old footage from old movies. You know that they are saying things that were said in the old movies. They also do a really good job at making it seem like it's happening right now. I think this is a great movie for kids and the adults as well. I would recommend this movie to anyone who is into history. I think this film is good and it's a good movie to watch with the family.

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Kathleen Griffin

This is an animated documentary, that may or may not have been made in honor of the man who brought Japan to its glory, or is more of a biography. Some have criticized it for being a shallow attempt to portray the real story of the old master. However, I think that was more of the intent. I really enjoyed the two hours that it lasted, and I think the people who gave it a low rating probably got what they wanted to hear. It is a documentary about a man who tried to live in Japan's society while going through the harsh trials of Japanese-American internment camps during World War II. It also focuses on the philosophies of the time and the culture that those of Japanese descent in America were trying to escape. It is a fascinating, historical account of one man's struggle to live and survive in a culture that may have not been the best fit for him. That is how I would describe this film. It is a great look at the rise of a culture and the ways in which it was made to cater to the needs of a changing world. You can see why it was hated, and it is certainly not for everyone.

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I had always wondered about the creator of the masterpieces of Hokusai, who could bring the essence of his life to the screen in a very poetic and impressive manner. The DVD from Naxos is just like it should be. It contains not only a complete new edition of the masterpieces, but also a very short and very funny interview with the director. He says that he only wanted to make a film for Japanese people and not to make a movie that will be shown in China or the US. The idea that was brought out of his head has a powerful power to the viewers, and I can't understand why this film didn't have a more positive reception. It could have been a great film, but the director was not able to fully express his passion. I think that the work of Hokusai has been completely lost in translation. It seems that we are the only ones that know the greatness of this man and his work. I think that this DVD should be a book to the master of Japanese film.

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Kathleen Taylor

How could such a great painter become an anonymous household name? His "Akira" shows us that despite the popularity of a particular style of painting, even great painters are seldom recognized by their peers. This documentary, narrated by Mr. Kurosawa, tells the story of Katsushika Hokusai, an artist and teacher who is often ignored by his peers. We learn of his method of painting, his practice of illusion, and his admiration for the arts. We also learn of his hatred of the Japanese government and the culture of the samurai class. With this documentary, we see through Katsushika's eyes how his life changed as a result of the conflict between the Japanese government and the Japanese people. We see that his style, the same as that of his contemporaries, was criticized for being too modern, instead of a tradition that was protected by the samurai class. It is this criticism of Katsushika's work that makes this documentary so interesting. If you are not familiar with his work, this documentary is a great way to get to know the artist. There is a scene in which a woman cries out "Sausage, please." When I heard that, I knew it was something Katsushika had painted, and was surprised that he had kept it on his studio wall for so long. Even if you are not familiar with Katsushika Hokusai's work, you will still learn something about his life through this documentary.

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Arthur M.

A short introduction, that helps to determine how the film will present itself. While this introduction can be a bit confusing, it does not detract from the movie. However, a description of the film would make it a more complete, and concise piece. Unfortunately, the Director's Cut was not released until 2003, and many people who have not seen the film did not know the full details of the film, or what to expect. Therefore, this incomplete description is not only pointless, but makes no sense. A better, more complete description of the film would be to read the IMDb review. The review is not only a much better introduction, but also gives a better understanding of the film. Another problem with the film is that it is very focused on the relationship between the two main characters. While the relationship between this man and his former partner is shown in the film, there are scenes of them sleeping together that is not shown. This is a minor point, and does not detract from the film. Overall, while the film is not perfect, it is well worth watching, and has been featured in numerous film festivals. I am not sure how accurate the film is, and have not seen the Director's Cut, but the film certainly should be seen by anyone who has a passion for Japanese art.

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This is a special edition to the film called 'Muharu: the painter of Miyazaki's Children'. The film is about the painter's childhood and his relationship with his family. The film also has interviews with the family members and various friends of the painter. I love the style of the film, and I can't help but love the film. The color palette and the animation were amazing. The father and mother of the painter, Tatsuya and Susumu, were in my opinion the best actors in the film. They really gave a deep and emotional portrayal. The kids are great as well, and I hope to see more films with them.