Top 10 awesome movies like Profound Desires of the Gods that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Profound Desires of the Gods 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 Shôhei Imamura, Rentarô Mikuni and Chôichirô Kawarasaki . Here goes the list -

  1. Double Suicide
  2. Kyoto
  3. Farewell to the Land
  4. Melodii beloy nochi
  5. Hikô shôjo
  6. Flame and Women
  7. This Transient Life
  8. The Ballad of Narayama
  9. Mandara
  10. Cruel Story of Youth
  1. Double Suicide

    Double Suicide

    A doomed love between a paper merchant and a courtesan.

    This movie, created by Masahiro Shinoda, Kichiemon Nakamura and Shima Iwashita, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Kyoto

    Kyoto

    Two twin girls are separated at birth. One grows up in a loving family. The other one doesn't. They finally meet by complete accident on a town fair. No one ever told them about the other one so they begin familiarizing with each other.

    This movie, created by Noboru Nakamura, Shima Iwashita and Hiroyuki Nagato, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Farewell to the Land

    Farewell to the Land

    The film opens with the drowning deaths of farmer Yukio's two sons. Their deaths send him on a course of self-destruction.

    This movie, created by Mitsuo Yanagimachi, Jinpachi Nezu and Kumiko Akiyoshi, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Melodii beloy nochi

    Melodii beloy nochi

    A Russian composer and Japanese pianist enter a relationship strained by their geographic and cultural boundaries.

    This movie, created by Kiyoshi Nishimura, Komaki Kurihara and Andrei Leontovich, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Hikô shôjo

    Hikô shôjo

    Wakae is having some stages on her life after her mother passed away.

    This movie, created by Kirio Urayama, Masako Izumi and Mitsuo Hamada, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Flame and Women

    Flame and Women

    A sterile man arranges for his disapproving wife to receive artificial insemination, after which she starts nourishing a strong desire for the child's biological father.

    This movie, created by Yoshishige Yoshida, Mariko Okada and Isao Kimura, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. This Transient Life

    This Transient Life

    Near a remote Buddhist monastery, a young man falls in love with his sister and gets her pregnant. After a monk finds out, the young man becomes an assistant to a master sculptor, only to proceed to complicate matters with his affairs.

    This movie, created by Akio Jissôji, Michiko Tsukasa and Ryô Tamura, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. The Ballad of Narayama

    The Ballad of Narayama

    In a poor 19th century rural Japanese village, everyone who reaches the age of 70 has to climb a nearby mountain to die. An old woman is getting close to the cut-off age, and we follow her last days with her family.

    This movie, created by Shôhei Imamura, Ken Ogata and Sumiko Sakamoto, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Youtube, Amazon Video and Google Play Movies.

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  9. Mandara

    Mandara

    Two student couples stumble upon a cult dedicated to promoting the primordial human state through rape and agriculture.

    This movie, created by Akio Jissôji, Kôji Shimizu and Akiko Mori, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  10. Cruel Story of Youth

    Cruel Story of Youth

    A harsh young man seduces a freeloading young woman and eventually takes advantage of her knack for hitch-hiking to rob middle-class men.

    This movie, created by Nagisa Ôshima, Miyuki Kuwano and Yûsuke Kawazu, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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