Japanese train films

Jerry Turner jdturner1
Thu Sep 11 22:09:22 EDT 2008

Sogo Ishii's *Labyrinth of Dreams* has some really pretty B&W cinematography
that features old trains and tunnels.

On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 9:27 PM, Brian Ruh <brianruh at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Since reading this article [1] in the Japan Times, I've been thinking about
> Japanese trains. (I love things like subway cars and trains. I think it
> stems from growing up in a place where there wasn't anything like that.) Can
> anyone recommend any good Japanese films that prominently feature trains,
> stations, etc.? (When I try a Google search on the subject, I'm inundated
> with results for Densha Otoko.)
> Any time period or genre would be great. (I particularly like the train
> scenes in Shinkai Makoto's "5 Centimeters Per Second" even though they're
> animated.) Thanks in advance!
> [1] http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/fl20080909jk.html
> Best,
> Brian
> Brian's Essential Reading:
> http://www.oshiibook.com
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