Search results for "Ako"

I'm in the Corner with the Bluebells (2014)

Amid the cheery chaos of a family gathering, Julie, happily married and a loving mother, meets her half-brother for the first time. Julie’s unexpected feelings towards him are ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Ako Mitchell
CAST:  Alice Bird  •  Ako Mitchell  •  Alberto Maneiro  •  Sapphira Plessard

Liar Game: Reborn (2012)

To exact revenge, the Liar Game office is revived. The target is only one person - Shinichi Akiyama (Shota Matsuda). Because of new heroine Shinomiya (Mikako Tabe), Shinichi, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hiroaki Matsuyama
CAST:  Shota Matsuda  •  Mikako Tabe  •  Hirofumi Arai  •  Mana Ashida

Birthright (2010)

The film involves a young woman named Mika who watches the married couple, Minoru Takeda and his wife Ryoko and their teenage daughter Ayano from outside their home. Mika ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Naoki Hashimoto
CAST:  Miho Fujima  •  Ako Masuki  •  Sayoko Oho  •  Hiroshi Sakuma

Why Not? (1981)

The film depicts carnivalesque atmosphere summed up by the cry "Ee ja nai ka" ("Why not?") in Japan in 1867 and 1868 in the days leading to the Meiji Restoration. It examines ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shôhei Imamura
CAST:  Kaori Momoi  •  Shigeru Izumiya  •  Ken Ogata  •  Shigeru Tsuyuguchi

Snow Falling on Cedars (1999) RT 40% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2000

A Japanese-American fisherman may have killed his neighbor Carl at sea. In the 1950's, race figures in the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Scott Hicks
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Youki Kudoh  •  Reeve Carney  •  Anne Suzuki

Wet Weekend (1979)

Miyashita plays an office clerk who is having an affair with her married boss. Since he refuses to leave his wife, Miyashita and another couple plan to kidnap his daughter to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kichitaro Negishi
CAST:  Junko Miyashita  •  Aoi Nakajima  •  Junichiro Yamashita  •  Ako

Pink Tush Girl (1978)

Yuko's boyfriend dumps her just after they have her first sexual experience, so she runs away from her Tokyo home to the western coast of Japan in order to straighten out her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kôyû Ohara
CAST:  Kahori Takeda  •  Ako  •  Atsushi Takahashi  •  Yūji Nogami

Pink Tush Girl: Love Attack (1979)

Rena and Yuko, the two sexually-adventurous high school girl friends from Pink Tush Girl (1978) get part-time jobs at a hostess bar in order to earn money for an abortion for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kôyû Ohara
CAST:  Kahori Takeda  •  Ako  •  Yōko Kurita  •  Atsushi Takahashi

I Origins (2014) RT 53% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Dec 2014

I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Mike Cahill
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Brit Marling  •  Astrid Bergès-Frisbey  •  Steven Yeun

Dan Oniroku bara no nikutai (1978)

Naomi Tani plays Ritsuko , a popular madame of a nightclub. But, ever since her gangster husband got caught and imprisoned, her life has taken a turn for the worst. Now, in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katsuhiko Fujii
CAST:  Naomi Tani  •  Akira Takahashi  •  Ako  •  Minoru Ôkôchi

Machi nureta onna (1987)

Young woman are being abducted by a gang of modern day slave traders,only to be prepared as exclusive sex toys for 'business relations'. When some of the girls try to escape ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yasuaki Uegaki
CAST:  Akiko Nakamura  •  Chôei Takahashi  •  Natsumi Asano  •  Jiro Karasawa

Sleepwalk (1986) RT Audience 100%

“Driver’s first feature – a luminous, oddball comic fantasy about ancient Chinese curses and Xerox machines, set in Manhattan’s Chinatown and its immediate environs – may well ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Sara Driver
CAST:  Suzanne Fletcher  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Ann Magnuson  •  Tony Todd

Shinran: Path to Purity (1987)

In the 12th century, Buddhism was still a relatively new religion in Japan. At that time, one school (Shingon) offered extensive training in complex and very demanding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rentarô Mikuni
CAST:  Junkyu Moriyama  •  Michiyo Ohkusu  •  Ako  •  Sen Hara

Woman with Red Hair (1979)

DVD release: Sep 2003

Kozo and his colleague rape their boss's daughter and have sex with an unnamed woman.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tatsumi Kumashiro
CAST:  Junko Miyashita  •  Renji Ishibashi  •  Ako  •  Moeko Ezawa

Dirty Scoundrels (2001)

Yuji is an engaged businessman, who decides to grope Asuka, a pretty young girl, on a busy Tokyo commuter train. The cheap thrill turns expensive as Yuji discovers she took ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Toshirô Enomoto
CAST:  Mayu Asada  •  Hotaru Hazuki  •  Ako  •  Atsuko Suzuki

Bawke (2006)

Two Kurdish refugees from Iraq, a father and his son are on the run. With hope for a better life for his son, the father is forced to make a challenging sacrifice to provide ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hisham Zaman
CAST:  Sedar Ahmad Saleh  •  Broa Ako Rasol  •  Håkon Hatlen  •  Håvard Jenssen

On Suffocation (2013)

A dialogue-free film about an execution described in two scenes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jenifer Malmqvist
CAST:  Poyan Karimi  •  Peshang Rad  •  Ali Dawoud  •  Zana Penjweni