Search results for "Satoshi Tsumabuki"

69 (2004) RT Audience 53%

Hoping to catch a girl's attention, high school students Ken (Tsumabuki Satoshi) and Adama (Ando Masanobu) cook up an ambitious plan. They plan a festival that combines film, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sang-il Lee
CAST:  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Masanobu Ando  •  Yûta Kanai  •  Asami Mizukawa

For Love's Sake (2012)

Troubled high school student Makoto arrives in Tokyo to exact revenge from a past incident. He then falls in love at first sight with Ai (Emi Takei), a daughter raised in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Emi Takei  •  Sakura Ando  •  Yo Hitoto

Smuggler (2011)

In this wacky and shocking comedy, a failed actor is forced to work smuggling dead bodies and contraband in a world full of underground bankers and crazed fashionista yakuza ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Katsuhito Ishii
CAST:  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Masatoshi Nagase  •  Yasuko Matsuyuki  •  Hikari Mitsushima

My Back Pages (2011)

In 1969, Sawada is filled with idealism that permeated that era and starts working as a gonzo journalist for a weekly magazine. Two years later, Sawada interviews activist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nobuhiro Yamashita
CAST:  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Ken'ichi Matsuyama  •  Shiori Kutsuna  •  Tomokazu Miura

Villain (2010)

Shimizu Ryuichi (portrayed by the wonderful Tsumabuki Satoshi) is a shy and lonely day laborer looking for love. He aimlessly spends time corresponding with girls via ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sang-il Lee
CAST:  Eri Fukatsu  •  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Masaki Okada  •  Hikari Mitsushima

Villon's Wife (2009)

This enticing period melodrama depicts a long-suffering woman's relationship with her brilliant but self-destructive writer husband in postwar Tokyo. Based on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kichitaro Negishi
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Takako Matsu  •  Shigeru Muroi  •  Masatō Ibu

Boat (2009)

Hyeong-gu (Ha Jung-Woo), a young Korean, visits Japan by boat three or four times a month to help with middle-aged Bo-gyung’s smuggling business. It is always Tooru (Satoshi ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Young-nam Kim
CAST:  Jeongwoo Ha  •  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Su-Yeon Cha

School Days with a Pig (2008)

A sixth grade teacher raises a pig with his class.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tetsu Maeda
CAST:  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Ren Osugi  •  Tomoko Tabata  •  Seiji Ikeda

The Magic Hour (2008)

A hustler who gets in trouble with a gang boss in the port town of Sukago agrees to make good with the don by putting him in contact with a mysterious hitman -- an assassin ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Foreign • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kôki Mitani
CAST:  Koichi Sato  •  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Eri Fukatsu  •  Haruka Ayase

Tokyo! (2008) RT 75% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jun 2009

Tokyo! is an anthology of three short films by directors Michel Gondry (France), Leos Carax (France) and Joon-ho Bong (Korea), each of whom offers an imaginative and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michel Gondry  •  Leos Carax  •  Joon-ho Bong
CAST:  Yû Aoi  •  Ayako Fujitani  •  Denis Lavant  •  Ryo Kase

Children of the Dark (2008) RT Audience 67%

A Middle-aged Japanese ex-pat journalist investigates child organ trafficking in Thailand and he uncovers a sinister network. In the darkest corners of Thailand, child ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Junji Sakamoto
CAST:  Aoi Miyazaki  •  Yōsuke Eguchi  •  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Koichi Sato

Dororo (2007) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Sep 2008

The hero, Hyakkimaru is a wandering "demon hunter" whose extra body parts -- 48 to be exact -- were grafted onto his head and trunk by a herb doctor who discovered him as an ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Akihiko Shiota
CAST:  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Kou Shibasaki  •  Kiichi Nakai  •  Yoshio Harada

Nada Sōsō (2006)

Tears for You is a love story about two step-siblings, Yota (Satoshi Tsumabuki) and Kaoru (Masami Nagasawa). Long ago, Yota's mother (Kyoko Koizumi) married Kaoru's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Nobuhiro Doi
CAST:  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Masami Nagasawa  •  Kumiko Aso  •  Eiichirô Funakoshi

Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean (2005)

A drama set during World War II where a submarine carrying a secret weapon attempts to stop a planned third atomic bombing of Japan. Based on Harutoshi Fukui's novel Shuusen ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Shinji Higuchi  •  Cellin Gluck
CAST:  Kōji Yakusho  •  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Shinichi Tsutsumi  •  Toshirō Yanagiba

Josee, the Tiger and the Fish (2003)

Tsuneo is a university student working part-time in a mah-jong parlour. Lately the customers have been talking about an old lady who pushes a baby carriage through the streets ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Isshin Inudô
CAST:  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Chizuru Ikewaki  •  Juri Ueno  •  Noriko Eguchi

A Day On The Planet (2004)

Seven friends gather at a party in Kyoto to celebrate Masamichi's entry to graduate school. Maki & her boyfriend Nakazawa join the party and get drunk easily after the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Isao Yukisada
CAST:  Rena Tanaka  •  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Ayumi Ito  •  Shûji Kashiwabara

Sabu (2002) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2005

When a young man is sent to a prison workhouse for a crime he did not commit his friend on the outside must find evidence to clear his name.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Tatsuya Fujiwara  •  Keisuke Horibe  •  Tomoko Tabata

Waterboys (2001) RT Audience 89%

In a Japanese school, 5 adolescent geeks join the new sport teacher and take up the challenge to take part in the synchronised swimming competition, in-spite of the mockeries ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Shinobu Yaguchi
CAST:  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Akifumi Miura  •  Kôen Kondô  •  Takatoshi Kaneko

Tomie: Re-birth (2001)

Young art student Hideo paints an unnerving portrait of Tomie, who whispers that she loves him. Inexplicably, he reacts by stabbing her to death with a painting trowel. Two ...  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Horror
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Shugo Oshinari  •  Miki Sakai  •  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Kumiko Endô

Farewell, Kuro (2003)

Based on a true story set in Matsumoto city, Nagano, during 1960s. A stray dog wanders into a high school's grounds. The dog, named Kuro, stays at the school and becomes a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joji Matsuoka
CAST:  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Ayumi Ito  •  Hirofumi Arai  •  Hisashi Igawa