Hitoshi Matsumoto DVD Set – 3 movies

2012 Box setsComedy

Hitoshi Matsumoto is one of Japan’s most popular comedians (turned director) and TV host. All of his films are surreal, creative and unique, somehow relating to Salvador Dali or Andy Warhol.  This box set includes 3 of his movies, along with manu bonuses:  – Scabbard Zamuraï (2012): Kanjuro Nomi is an aging samurai who only has a scabbard. With a past that made him throw away his sword and refuse to fight, he now journeys to nowhere with Tae, his only daughter. Kanjuro becomes a wanted man for deserting his lord and is sentenced to ”The Thirty-Day Feat”: a formidable task to restore a smile to the sad prince who has...

The new talents of Latin American Cinema

2015 Box setsDrama

The new talents of Latin American Cinema brings together 5 never-before-seen films that have won awards at festivals around the world.   The Empty Hours (Las Horas Muertas) by Aaron Fernandez (2014, 100 min, Mexico) On the Vera Cruz coast, 17-year-old Sebastian must single-handedly take over the management of his uncle’s small motel. He rents rooms by the hour to adulterous couples and casual lovers. Among them, Miranda, a beautiful young woman, regularly comes to meet a man who always keeps her waiting. During these empty hours, Sebastian and Miranda slowly get to know each other and a disturbing complicity is established bet...

Tsai Ming Liang box set

Box setsDrama

This DVD box set includes 2 Tsai Ming-Liang movies.

In Journey to The West, we follow a monk on his way through the streets of a sun-dappled Marseille.

In Stray Dogs, An alcoholic man and his two young children barely survive in Taipei. They cross path with a lonely grocery clerk who might help them make a better life.

Viramundo

2013 Box setsDocumentaryMusic

After decades of sold out shows and international recognition, musician Gilberto Gil embarks on a new kind of world tour through the southern hemisphere. From Bahia, he travels to the land of the Aborigines of Australia and the townships of South Africa, ending in the Brazilian Amazon region. With the same passion, Gil continues the work he began as Brazil’s first black Minister of Culture promoting the power of cultural diversity in a globalized world and sharing his vision for our future a diverse, interconnected planet filled with hope, exchange and of course music!  => Original version with subtitles in English and French.&n...

Ants on a Shrimp

2017 Box setsDocumentary

One of the world’s best restaurant, the Copenhagen based NOMA and its renowned chef-owner René Redzepi relocate the restaurant and its entire staff to Tokyo.

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