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10 Films to see before visiting Tokyo

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    Ugetsu

    A nice article here in the FT recommending films to see if you are lucky enough to be visiting Tokyo soon (impossible at the moment of course). You might need to register to see it.

    https://www.ft.com/content/1a0a2877-90cc-45ea-8e01-37d5c22bd217

    Stray Dog is at no.4. A good choice I think, although I think arguably Drunken Angel is equally good at setting the scene.

    Personally, I’d add the wonderful anime Your Name – I think its quite brilliant at animating regular life in modern Tokyo, even down to the way people use google maps to navigate.

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    Christopher

    One would need a time machine to see the sights found in Drunken Angel or Stray Dog. It definitely would be worth the effort, though, if for no other reason than to see the Jungle Boogie.

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    finnhilton

    These are my suggestion
    Akira
    Battle Royale
    Departures
    Godzilla
    The Happiness of the Katakuris

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