Search results for "Youki Kudoh"

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Karakara (2012) RT Audience 50%

Wishing to find peace of mind, Pierre, a retired professor in his early sixties, ends up making a short, unsettling trip around Okinawa with Junko, a 40-year-old runaway wife. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Gagnon
CAST:  Gabriel Arcand  •  Youki Kudoh  •  Megumi Tomita  •  Atta Yuichi

The Limits of Control (2009) RT 42% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 2009

A mysterious stranger works outside the law and keeps his objectives hidden, trusting no one. While his demeanor is paradoxically focused and dreamlike all at once, he embarks ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Isaach De Bankolé  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Bill Murray  •  Gael García Bernal

Rush Hour 3 (2007) RT 18% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Dec 2007

After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brett Ratner
CAST:  Chris Tucker  •  Jackie Chan  •  Hiroyuki Sanada  •  Max von Sydow

Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) RT 35% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Based on the internationally acclaimed novel by Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha is a sweeping romantic epic set in a mysterious and exotic world that still casts a potent ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rob Marshall
CAST:  Zhang Ziyi  •  Gong Li  •  Youki Kudoh  •  Tsai Chin

Blood: The Last Vampire (2000) RT 22% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Oct 2009

In Japan, the vampire-hunter Saya, who is a powerful original, is sent by her liaison with the government, David, posed as a teenage student to the Yokota High School on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Hiroyuki Kitakubo
CAST:  Youki Kudoh  •  Saemi Nakamura  •  Joe Romersa  •  Rebecca Forstadt

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

Heaven's Burning (1997) RT Audience 37%

DVD release: Nov 2000

In Sydney, the newly married Midori is honeymooning with her husband, Yukio. She does not love him and fakes her own kidnapping to escape the marriage. Her lover is supposed ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Craig Lahiff
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Youki Kudoh  •  Kenji Isomura  •  Ray Barrett

Picture Bride (1994) RT 82% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 2004

The story of 16-year-old Riyo who journeys to Hawaii in 1918 to marry a man she has never met, except through photographs and letters they have exchanged. Hoping to escape a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kayo Hatta
CAST:  Youki Kudoh  •  Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Akira Takayama

Mystery Train (1989) RT 88% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2000

Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Masatoshi Nagase  •  Youki Kudoh  •  Joe Strummer  •  Nicoletta Braschi

Typhoon Club (1985)

The movie takes place in the five-day period before, during and after a ferocious, seemingly liberating typhoon, which five of the students endure while marooned in their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Shinji Sômai
CAST:  Youki Kudoh  •  Yuichi Mikami  •  Tomokazu Miura  •  Saburo Date

Gabai Granny (2006)

Gabai Granny is based on the bestseller Saga No Gabai Baachan (Gabai Granny from Saga), which is penned by comedian Shimada Yoshichi as he recounts his childhood memories of ...  (more)

CAST:  Kazuko Yoshiyuki  •  Yûji Miyake  •  Youki Kudoh

Imprint (2006) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Feb 2009

In the Nineteenth Century, in Japan, the American journalist Christopher is traveling through the country searching Komomo, the missing love of his life that he had abandoned ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Billy Drago  •  Youki Kudoh  •  Miho Ninagawa  •  Michié

War and Youth (1991)

An auto repairman's daughter questions him about what happened to her aunt during the war, but the father remains reticent. Finally the man opens up, and the girl is able to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tadashi Imai
CAST:  Yumiko Fujita  •  Hisashi Igawa  •  Youki Kudoh

The Crazy Family (1984)

The Kobayashi family finally get the chance to move out of their tiny, cramped Tokyo apartment in favour of the suburban house of their dreams. But all is not well: the house ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sogo Ishii
CAST:  Youki Kudoh  •  Katsuya Kobayashi  •  Yoshiki Arizono  •  Hitoshi Ueki

Hanazono no meikyu (1988)

Based on Edogawa Ranpo Award winner "Hanazono no Meikyu" by Yoko Yamazaki. A serial killing occurs at a port town brothel.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Shunya Ito
CAST:  Yoko Shimada  •  Yûya Uchida  •  Youki Kudoh  •  Hitomi Kuroki

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