The Woman Disputed 1928

An adventuress in love with an Austrian agrees to become the mistress of a Russian officer in exchange for the release of Austrian hostages.

The Skull Coin 1938

“Dokuro sen” (The Skull Coin) is the first film adaptation of the popular novel by Kikuo Sumita. The story evolves around the seven cursed coins (the Skull Coin) that are supposed to reveal the secrets of the hidden Tokugawa treasure.

Ancient Coins 1956

This 1956 adaptation of the novel with the same title puts more focus on the characters and their interactions than the previous version.

Hanussen 1955

In Germany during World War II, a well-known psychic decides to collaborate with the Nazis.

The Spell of the Sand Painting 1927

The Ryueis and the Tenmokus fight over gold bullion secretly stored away in Osaka Castle. A dramatization of a popular novel - three competing studios also produced their own versions of the story.

Modern School 1909

The great men of letters and military conquest pose on subsequent pages of a very special history book.

Seduction Of The South 1961

Based on the events from the Italian civil war. In 1860's, a member of a guerrilla force captures a colonel from the opposing army and later leads one of the sides to victory.

Stéphane Mallarmé 1968

Stéphane Mallarmé is one of the many educational documentaries that Éric Rohmer did for the television during the 1960’s. At the beginning of the film, Rohmer states that he has placed in Mallarmé’s mouth words taken from an interview with the writer by Jules Heuret published in 1891.

A Dream 1964

Poetic treatment of the early life of Ukrainian poet and painter Taras Shevchenko.

Iran is My Country 1999

Sohrab, a provincial young writer, is lost in the desert on the way to Tehran to get a publication license for his book on old Persian poetry, but the trip involves some bizarre events.