Search results for "Yoshishige Yoshida"


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Eros + Massacre (1969)

Two interwoven stories. The first is a biography of anarchist Sakae Osugi which follows his relationship with three women in the 1920s. The second centers around two 1960s ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Mariko Okada  •  Toshiyuki Hosokawa  •  Yûko Kusunoki  •  Kazuko Ineno

Lumière and Company (1995)

40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Spike Lee  •  James Ivory  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Peter Greenaway  •  Lasse Hallström  •  Bigas Luna  •  Gabriel Axel  •  Merzak Allouache  •  Patrice Leconte  •  Cédric Klapisch  •  Costa-Gavras  •  Michael Haneke  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Fernando Trueba  •  John Boorman  •  Claude Miller  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Alain Corneau  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Lucian Pintilie  •  Arthur Penn  •  Vicente Aranda  •  Jacques Rivette  •  Helma Sanders-Brahms  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Régis Wargnier  •  Francis Girod  •  Idrissa Ouedraogo  •  Jerry Schatzberg  •  Hugh Hudson  •  Ismail Merchant  •  Gaston Kaboré  •  Jaco Van Dormael  •  Sarah Moon  •  Nadine Trintignant  •  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Jeffe Alperi  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Ticky Holgado

An Affair at Akitsu Spa (1962)

Yoshida’s first big-budget production and colour film is a haunting tale of unrequited love and postwar disillusion. The story of the fatal attraction between a spineless ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Mariko Okada  •  Hiroyuki Nagato  •  Sô Yamamura  •  Jukichi Uno

18 Roughs (1963)

Experienced shipyard worker Shimazaki gets an offer of free lodging from his employer in the company seaside rest house if he agrees to see to its running. After moving in, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Tamotsu Hayakawa  •  Yoshiko Kayama  •  Eiji Matsui  •  Takenobu Wakamoto

Good-For-Nothing (1960)

Yoshida's first feature follows the lives of young students against a background of jazz, emptiness and boredom. The plot is fairly simple: a "good-for-nothings" from a poor ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Hizuru Takachiho  •  Masahiko Tsugawa  •  Yûsuke Kawazu  •  Kakuko Chino

Blood Is Dry (1960)

Yoshida's second film, Blood Is Dry (1961), is the story of an employee in an assurance company who threatens to commit suicide when management announces a massive layoff, and ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Keiji Sada  •  Kaneko Iwasaki  •  Shinichirô Mikami  •  Mari Yoshimura

Women in the Mirror (2003)

Three women who share memories of the Hiroshima disaster try to uncover the hidden family ties that may or may not bind them together.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Mariko Okada  •  Yoshiko Tanaka  •  Sae Isshiki  •  Hideo Murota

Wuthering Heights (1988) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2009

Beautiful young Kinu Yamabe is drawn to low-born Onimaru, who's vital and charismatic, but viewed by his father as a demon, and by most of the remaining family as a stain to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Yusaku Matsuda  •  Yūko Tanaka  •  Rentarô Mikuni  •  Tatsuo Nadaka

A Promise (1986) RT 13% / Audience 24%

DVD release: Aug 2014

Yoshida returned to feature filmmaking after a hiatus of thirteen years with this brave and moving film about the struggle to maintain dignity in the face of old age and ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Rentarô Mikuni  •  Chôichirô Kawarasaki  •  Orie Satô  •  Sachiko Murase

Coup d'Etat (1973)

A freestyle biopic of Ikki Kita, the ultranationalist intellectual whose ideas inspired the failed military coup in 1936.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Rentarô Mikuni  •  Tadahiko Sugano  •  Taketoshi Naitô  •  Kazunaga Tsuji




Heroic Purgatory (1970)

Rikiya Shoda is an engineer working for the Atomic Agency in Japan. One day, his wife Nanako returns home with a lost teenager called Ayu. A man, pretending to be the father, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Mariko Okada  •  Naho Kimura  •  Kaneko Iwasaki  •  Toru Takeuchi

A Story Written with Water (1965)

Struggling with his true emotions, dreams, memories of the past and the reality Shizuo is about to marry, but is torn between his wife-to-be and the love to his mother.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Mariko Okada  •  Ruriko Asaoka  •  Yasunori Irikawa  •  Shin Kishida

Confessions Among Actresses (1971)

In this intricately layered Japanese film, the nature of actresses and what they gain from acting is explored. The lives of three actresses are laid bare, and scenes from ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Mariko Okada  •  Ruriko Asaoka  •  Ineko Arima  •  Rentarô Mikuni

Affair in the Snow (1968)

In an isolated mountain resort, a woman gets involved in a love triangle between herself, her volatile lover and her ex-boyfriend, for whom she had platonic feelings.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Mariko Okada  •  Isao Kimura  •  Yukio Ninagawa  •  Miyoko Akaza

Welcome to São Paulo (2004)

All the feature is given prestige to by the narration in Caetano Veloso's voice, that also signs one of the segments of the project. São Paulo is the largest city of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Maria de Medeiros  •  Tsai Ming-liang  •  Phillip Noyce  •  Amos Gitai  •  Mika Kaurismäki  •  Wolfgang Becker  •  Caetano Veloso  •  Jim McBride  •  Yoshishige Yoshida  •  Hanna Elias  •  Leon Cakoff  •  Renata de Almeida
CAST:  Caetano Veloso

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