Top 10 awesome movies like Rhapsody in August that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Rhapsody in August 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 Akira Kurosawa, Sachiko Murase and Hisashi Igawa . Here goes the list -

  1. Maadadayo
  2. Deep River
  3. Aisuru
  4. An Autumn Afternoon
  5. Black Rain
  6. The Eel
  7. Tôkyô boshoku
  8. The End of Summer
  9. Tokyo Story
  10. Hymn
  1. Maadadayo

    Maadadayo

    Following World War II, a retired professor approaching his autumn years finds his quality of life drastically reduced in war-torn Tokyo. Denying despair, he pursues writing and celebrates his birthday with his adoring students.

    This movie, created by Akira Kurosawa, Tatsuo Matsumura and Hisashi Igawa, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Deep River

    Deep River

    Three Japanese pilgrims arrive in India. Miss Naruse is looking for Otsu, a Catholic priest, her lover ten years before; after time in France and Israel, he has come to Benares where he carries the bodies of the poor to the crematorium. Her life is empty and, although Otsu was her lover only as a joke, she is now drawn to his spiritual nature. Mr. Isobe searches for a village child who may be the reincarnation of his dead wife. Mr. Yagusi comes to pray for the man who saved his life in World War II, a man haunted for 50 years by the means he used to save his comrade. Pantheism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Christianity meet on the shores of the Ganges in these characters.

    This movie, created by Kei Kumai, Kumiko Akiyoshi and Eiji Okuda, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Aisuru

    Aisuru

    Two young people meet by chance and fall in love but the woman is diagnosed with leprosy and sent away to a remote mountain sanitorium.

    This movie, created by Kei Kumai, Miki Sakai and Atsuro Watabe, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. An Autumn Afternoon

    An Autumn Afternoon

    An aging widower arranges a marriage for his only daughter.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Chishû Ryû and Shima Iwashita, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

  5. Black Rain

    Black Rain

    The story of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, based on Masuji Ibuse's novel.

    This movie, created by Shôhei Imamura, Yoshiko Tanaka and Kazuo Kitamura, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  6. The Eel

    The Eel

    A businessman kills his adulterous wife and is sent to prison. After the release, he opens a barbershop and meets new people, talking almost to no one except an eel he befriended while in prison.

    This movie, created by Shôhei Imamura, Kôji Yakusho and Misa Shimizu, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  7. Tôkyô boshoku

    Tôkyô boshoku

    Two sisters find out the existence of their long-lost mother, but the younger cannot take the truth of being abandoned as a child.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Setsuko Hara and Ineko Arima, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. The End of Summer

    The End of Summer

    The family of an older man who runs a small sake brewery become concerned with his finances and his health after they discover him visiting an old mistress from his youth.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Ganjirô Nakamura and Setsuko Hara, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Tokyo Story

    Tokyo Story

    An old couple visit their children and grandchildren in the city; but the children have little time for them.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Chishû Ryû and Chieko Higashiyama, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  10. Hymn

    Hymn

    The story tells of the adoration of Sasuke for his mistress, the blind Shamisen teacher Shunkin, who treats him imperiously and subjects him to cruel beatings.

    This movie, created by Kaneto Shindô, Nobuko Otowa and Tokuko Watanabe, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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