Top 10 awesome movies like Den'en kôkyôgaku that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Den'en kôkyôgaku and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Satsuo Yamamoto, Minoru Takada and Setsuko Hara . Here goes the list -

  1. Poppy
  2. Shindo: Zempen Akemi no maki
  3. Sisters of the Gion
  4. Zoku aoi sanmyaku
  5. The Rape
  6. The Straits of Love and Hate
  7. The Song Lantern
  8. A Story Written with Water
  9. Man of the House
  10. Affairs Within Walls
  1. Poppy

    Poppy

    Based on Soseki Natsume's 1908 novel of the same title, Poppy is an ornately complicated story of desire and ambition. Fujio is beautiful, talented, well-heeled, and engaged to Munechika, a rising young diplomat. She has promised him a gold watch, a family heirloom, as an emblem of their engagement. But she falls in love with Ono, a student employed to tutor her in English, who is attracted by her beauty and wealth. Ono is himself bound by an engagement to Sayoko, the daughter of his mentor, Professor Inoue. The self-centered Fujio is ready to forsake everything for Ono, but he is prevailed upon to go ahead with his marriage to Sayoko. Fujio then offers the watch to Munechika who, perceiving Fujio's true feelings, hurls the watch into the sea.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Daijirô Natsukawa and Ichirô Tsukida, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Shindo: Zempen Akemi no maki

    Shindo: Zempen Akemi no maki

    This movie, created by Heinosuke Gosho, Kinuyo Tanaka and Hiroko Kawasaki, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Sisters of the Gion

    Sisters of the Gion

    Two geisha sisters lead a hard life in the Gion district of Kyoto. After one of them feels obliged to support a bankrupt businessman, the other sister sets up various schemes to get rid of him.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Isuzu Yamada and Yôko Umemura, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Zoku aoi sanmyaku

    Zoku aoi sanmyaku

    In this sequel to Aoi sanmyaku (1949) the focus is not on the students', but the teachers' life. When one day a love letter is discovered it escalates into case over which teacher and students clash. The incident blows up and there is a dispute about the truth leading to a parent-teacher association meeting. There is a vote on who is correct, which in turn leads to the teacher's version winning out. A thief is soon caught at the headmaster's office with the perpetrator being none other than one of the students trying to steal the love letter. This leads to a confession and an apology.

    This movie, created by Tadashi Imai, Setsuko Hara and Ryô Ikebe, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. The Rape

    The Rape

    2 boys get drunk and rape a girl.

    This movie, created by Yôichi Higashi, Yagi Nakasuri and Yûko Tanaka, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. The Straits of Love and Hate

    The Straits of Love and Hate

    A young couple of lovers want to travel to Tokio to work and form a family there, but the parents of him want his son to regent their hotel. Finally, he does what his parents want him to, and her finds herself abandoned in the big city.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Taizô Fukami and Akira Harue, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. The Song Lantern

    The Song Lantern

    This movie, created by Mikio Naruse, Shôtarô Hanayagi and Eijirô Yanagi, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. A Story Written with Water

    A Story Written with Water

    A young man who's about to marry is torn between his fiancée and the love for his mother. His past, dreams and desires unfold simultaneously.

    This movie, created by Yoshishige Yoshida, Mariko Okada and Yasunori Irikawa, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Man of the House

    Man of the House

    This movie, created by Mikio Naruse, Ryûnosuke Tsukigata and Chikako Hosokawa, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Affairs Within Walls

    Affairs Within Walls

    Japan, 1960. In a housing complex, a young introverted student observes his neighbors through a telescope. The voyeurism of a young man isolated and gloomy, will cause an explosion of madness.

    This movie, created by Kôji Wakamatsu, Hiroko Fujino and Kazuko Kanô, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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