Directed by Akira Kurosawa. With Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Keiju Kobayashi, Yûnosuke Itô. A crafty samurai helps a young man and his fellow clansmen save his uncle, who has been framed and imprisoned by a corrupt superintendent.
“Cherry Blossom in the Night” by Katsushika Oi (1800-1866), a Japanese woman ukiyo-e painter, daughter of the famous Katsushika Hokusai. There are only a few female artists known in Japan, who mastered in the woodblock painting of that time. Light and shadow is extremely skillfully painted in this picture. Its beauty is outstanding. If you are interested in biographical background information you will find it at the SamuraiWiki or go to this interesting post about Katsushika Oi.
The Hunger - David Bowie, Catherine Deneuve & Susan Sarandon. The movie was released in 1983 and I consider it to be one of the best vampire movies. There is even a cameo of Peter Murphy singing "Bela Lugosi's Dead".