• A Taxing Woman’s Return

    1 video

    Directed by Juzo Itami • 1988 • Japan

    Ryôko Itakura returns as the tough-as-nails government taxing agent. This time she must figure out a way to expose a fanatical religious cult lead by a corrupt sociopath.

  • The Funeral

    2 videos

    Directed by Juzo Itami • 1984 • Japan

    When Wabisuke's father-in-law unexpectedly dies, the family goes through a series of random events and occurrences as the funeral unfolds over three days in their home.

  • Rubber Band Pistol

    1 video

    Directed by Juzo Itami • 1962 • Japan

    Jûzô Itami's debut short film RUBBER BAND PISTOL concerns the various activities of a group of friends.

  • A Taxing Woman

    2 videos

    Directed by Juzo Itami • 1987 • Japan

    A fierce and dedicated tax collector ruthlessly pursues a hood operating adult motels and crooked real estate deals.

  • Lady Snowblood: Love Song of Vengeance

    Directed by Toshiya Fujita • 1974 • Japan
    Starring Meiko Kaji, Juzo Itami, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

    Meiko Kaji returns in Toshiya Fujita’s invigorating sequel to his own cult hit LADY SNOWBLOOD. Our furious heroine is captured by the authorities and sentenced to death for the various killings she has co...

  • Lady Snowblood: Love Song of Vengeance

    1 video

    Directed by Toshiya Fujita • 1974 • Japan
    Starring Meiko Kaji, Juzo Itami, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

    Meiko Kaji returns in Toshiya Fujita’s invigorating sequel to his own cult hit LADY SNOWBLOOD. Our furious heroine is captured by the authorities and sentenced to death for the various killings she has co...

  • Tampopo

    9 videos

    “For when you’re horny and hungry and don’t wanna pick a lane.” —Valeria, production

    Directed by Juzo Itami • 1985 • Japan

    The tale of an eccentric band of culinary ronin who guide the widow of a noodle-shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe, this rapturous "ramen western" by Japanese d...

  • Nobuko Miyamoto on TAMPOPO

    In this interview, actor Nobuko Miyamoto talks about playing the title role in TAMPOPO and working with her husband, director Juzo Itami. It was recorded in 2016.

  • Tampopo

    9 videos

    Criterion Collection Edition #868

    The tale of an eccentric band of culinary ronin who guide the widow of a noodle-shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe, this rapturous “ramen western” by Japanese director Juzo Itami is an entertaining, genre-bending adventure underpinned by a deft satir...