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Japanese Acquisitions during February 2017

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天國的戀火 = Kiss in heaven / 松竹 ; 原作 松久淳, 田中涉 ; 監督 筱原哲雄 ; 脚本 狗飼恭子, 篠原哲雄
Taibei : Ri zun ying shi gu fen you xian gong si, [2006]
In this film, two stories are being told at once in two place, heaven and earth. This fanciful film includes magical fireworks and travels between heaven (which looks much like earth) and earth. The two main characters are pianists.
Jones Media DVD 20341

二つ目の窓 / Pony Canyon ; Asmik Ace, Arte France ; production, WOWOW, Comme des cinémas ; un film de Naomi Kawase ; 製作, WOWOW, アスミックエース, ポニーキャニオン ; 脚本, 河瀬直美 ; 監督, 河瀬直美
[London, United Kingdom] : Soda Pictures [Distributor], [2015?]
"On the subtropical Japanese island of Amami, traditions about nature remain eternal. During the full-moon night of traditional dances in August, 16-year-old Kaito discovers a dead body floating in the sea. His girlfriend Kyoko will attempt to help him understand this mysterious discovery. Together, Kaito and Kyoko will learn to become adults by experiencing the interwoven cycles of life, death and love"--Cannes Film Festival.
Jones Media DVD 20343

Umimachi diary
producers Matsuzaki Kaoru, Taguchi Hijiri ; written, edited and directed by Kore-Eda Hirokazu
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Classics, [2016]
Three sisters, Sachi, Yoshino and Chika, live together in the city of Kamakura, Japan. When their father, absent from the family home for the last fifteen years, dies, they travel to the countryside for his funeral and meet their shy, teenage half sister. Bonding quickly with the orphaned Suzu, they invite her to live with them. Suzu eagerly agrees and a new life of joyful discovery begins for the four siblings.
Jones Media DVD 20328

恋空 = Sky of love / 監督, 今井夏木 ; プロデューサー, 森川真行, 那須田淳 ; 脚本, 渡邊睦月
Kuala Lampur : PMP Entertainment, [2007]
An unlikely pair of high school students fall in love. When the boy's ex-girlfriend has three boys rape the new girlfriend it brings them even closer together and the girl gets pregnant. When she miscarriages the boy wants to break up for no apparent reason.
Jones Media DVD 20333

駆込み女と駆出し男 = Kakekomi / Bandai Visual ; 松竹 ; 制作プロダクション, 松竹撮影所 ; 原案, 井上ひさし ; 企画, 井上麻矢, 石井美保子, 田辺昌一 ; 製作総指揮, 大角正 ; プロデューサー, 榎望, 升本由喜子, 住田節子 ; 編集, 原田遊人 ; 監督。脚本, 原田眞人
[Tokyo] : hatsubaimoto, Bandai Bijuaru Kabushiki Gaisha, [2015]
In the late Edo period, Shinjiro, a novice physician and novelist wannabe, stays at a tavern near Tokeiji, an official Buddhist temple for divorce mediation, and helps the tavern owner to support for women in various circumstances who want to divorce at Tokeiji.
Jones Media DVD 20334

そして父になる / Gaga ; 監督, 脚本, 是枝裕和 = Like father, like son / distributed by Gaga; presented by Fuji Television Network, Inc., Amuse Inc., Gaga Corporation ; producers, Matsuzaki Kaoru, Taguchi Hijiri ; written, edited and directed by Kore-eda Hirokazu
New York, NY : IFC Films, [2014]
Affluent architect Ryota and his wife Midori face a terrible dilemma when they learn that their six-year-old son, Keita, was accidentally switched at birth and is not their biological child. In the wake of this revelation, Ryota's sense of fatherhood is shaken to the core as he witnesses both his wife's enduring devotion to Keita and his own conflicting feelings of nature versus nurture. Now his decision on which boy is truly his son will change the family's lives forever.
Jones Media DVD 20342

I wish
Magnolia Pictures presents ; a Shirogumi Inc. production ; produced by Koike Kentaro, Taguchi Hijiri ; director/writer, Kore-Eda Hirokazi ; scripter Izuka Miho
Los Angeles, Calif. : Distributed by Magnolia Home Video, 2011
12-year-old Koichi, who has been separated from his brother Ryunosuke due to his parents' divorce, begins to believe that the new bullet train service will create a miracle when the first trains pass each other at top speed.
Jones Media DVD 20331

絵の中のぼくの村 = Village of dreams / 原作田島征三 ; 脚本東陽一, 中島丈博 ; 製作山上徹二郎, 庄幸司郎 ; 監督東陽一
New York, N.Y. : Milestone Film & Video, 1998
A nostalgic tale of twin boys' daily life in a small village of Japan in 1940's. Based on the account of popular children's book artist, Seizo Tajima and his twin borther Yukihiko Tajima, who is also an artist.
Jones Media DVD 20329

いま, 会いにゆきます / 製作東宝映画, TBS Pictures ; 監督 土井裕泰 ; 脚本 岡田惠和
Thailand : AVE Audio and Video Entertainment, [2005?]
A wife who passed away one year ago reappears suddenly in front of her husband and 6-year-old son at the beginning of the rainy season. Although she has no memory of their past, her husband and son accept her and they start to live together again. The husband recounts the story of their past love to her and they fall in love again, while the son enjoys a new life with his mother. However, she is destined to leave her beloved husband and son six week later at the end of the rainy seaon.
Jones Media DVD 20332

私の男 / Nikkatsu ; 原作, 桜庭一樹 ; 脚本, 宇治田隆史 ; 監督, 熊切和嘉
[Hong Kong] : Edko Films, [2015]
After a devastating natural disaster kills young Hana's family, distant relative Jungo (Tadanobu Asano) arrives in town and takes her in. As Hana grows into a perky teenager, their relationship grows into something far more physical. Hana (Fumi Nikaido) has become irrevocably attached to her adopted father, and she is determined to keep him by her side at all costs. Based on a novel by Sakuraba Kazuki, Kumakiri Kazuysohi's provocative Lolita-esque drama is a disturbing, gripping portrait of forbidden love that refuses to make a moral judgment on its taboo subject matter.
Jones Media DVD 20340

日本の建築ディテール1964 [downward arrow] 2014 : 半世紀の流れのなかで選び抜かれた作品群 / 彰国社編
Tōkyō : Kabushiki Kaisha Shōkokusha, 2016
Baker Berry Japan NA1555 .N556 2016

戦争と芸術 : 美の恐怖と幻影 / 飯田高誉
飯田高誉, 1956- author
[Tokyo] : 東京 ; 立東舎 ; 発売リットーミュージック, 2016
Baker Berry Japan N8260 .I33 2016

映画の黄金時代 : 銀幕のスターたちは語る / キネマ旬報編 ; 著者山本恭子
山本恭子, 1906-1996, author
Baker Berry Japan PN2927 .Y3545 2016

化粧の日本史 : 美意識の移りかわり / 山村博美
山村博美, 1961- author
Tōkyō-to Bunkyō-ku : Yoshikawa Kōbunkan, 2016
Baker Berry Japan GT2341.J3 Y36 2016

震災前後 : 2000年以降 / 栗原彬編 ; 工藤博康, 長谷川健一, 季村敏夫 [and 18 others]
Tōkyō : Iwanami Shoten, 2016
Baker Berry Japan DS891 .S556 2016

東京 : 作品社, 2015
Baker Berry Japan HQ76.25 .M3747 2015

日本永代藏 : [六卷 / 井原西鶴] ; 村田穆校注
井原西鶴, 1642-1693
東京 : 新潮社, 昭和52 [1977]
Baker Berry Japan PL794 .N5 1977

御伽草子集 / 松本隆信 校注
東京 : 新潮社, 1980
Jyōruri jūnidan zōshi--Amewakahiko sōshi--Tawara tōta monogatari--Iwaya--Akashi monogatari--Suwa no honchi--Kootoko no sōshi--Ko Atsumori emaki--Yahyōe nezumi emaki.
Baker Berry Japan PL777.3 .O82 1980

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