Sakae Kimura

Dreams (1990)

Mind blowing

A collection of magical tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akira Kurosawa
CAST:  Akira Terao  •  Mitsuko Baisho  •  Toshie Negishi  •  Mieko Harada

A collection of magical tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akira Kurosawa
CAST:  Akira Terao  •  Mitsuko Baisho  •  Toshie Negishi  •  Mieko Harada

Godzilla 2000: Millennium (1999)

An independent group of researchers called the Godzilla Prediction Network (GPN) actively track Godzilla as he makes landfall in Nemuro. Matters are further complicated when a giant meteor is discovered in the Ibaragi Prefecture. The mysterious rock begins to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takao Okawara
CAST:  Takehiro Murata  •  Naomi Nishida  •  Mayu Suzuki  •  Hiroshi Abe

An independent group of researchers called the Godzilla Prediction Network (GPN) actively track Godzilla as he makes landfall in Nemuro. Matters are further complicated when a giant meteor is discovered in the Ibaragi Prefecture. The mysterious rock begins to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takao Okawara
CAST:  Takehiro Murata  •  Naomi Nishida  •  Mayu Suzuki  •  Hiroshi Abe

To End All Wars (2001)

Based on a real-life story, this drama focuses on a small group of Allied soldiers in Burma who are held captive by the Japanese. Capt. Ernest Gordon (Ciaran McMenamin), Lt. Jim Reardon (Kiefer Sutherland) and Maj. Ian Campbell (Robert Carlyle) are among the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David L. Cunningham
CAST:  Ciarán McMenamin  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Sakae Kimura

Based on a real-life story, this drama focuses on a small group of Allied soldiers in Burma who are held captive by the Japanese. Capt. Ernest Gordon (Ciaran McMenamin), Lt. Jim Reardon (Kiefer Sutherland) and Maj. Ian Campbell (Robert Carlyle) are among the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David L. Cunningham
CAST:  Ciarán McMenamin  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Sakae Kimura

A Brief Message from the Heart (1995)

A young woman tries to reconcile with her mother, who left their family for another man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shinichirô Sawai
CAST:  Yukiyo Toake  •  Nae Yuuki  •  Ryûji Harada  •  Sawa Suzuki

A young woman tries to reconcile with her mother, who left their family for another man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shinichirô Sawai
CAST:  Yukiyo Toake  •  Nae Yuuki  •  Ryûji Harada  •  Sawa Suzuki

Abduction (1997)

The film opens with kidnappers of a corporate executive making an unusual ransom demand: that a wizened executive from another company haul large bags of money through downtown Tokyo as the media documents his every move. When the first old man almost dies from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takao Okawara
CAST:  Tetsuya Watari  •  Masatoshi Nagase  •  Miki Sakai  •  Katsutoshi Atarashi

The film opens with kidnappers of a corporate executive making an unusual ransom demand: that a wizened executive from another company haul large bags of money through downtown Tokyo as the media documents his every move. When the first old man almost dies from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takao Okawara
CAST:  Tetsuya Watari  •  Masatoshi Nagase  •  Miki Sakai  •  Katsutoshi Atarashi

Cicada (2014)

Cicada is the story of Jumpei-- a man who loses sight of his progeny when he finds out he is infertile, but then is given the gift of clairvoyance and begins to see glimpses of the future. These glimpses lead him to a series of cicada shells, which become symbolic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Yamada
CAST:  Yugo Saso  •  Masayuki Yui  •  Sakae Kimura  •  Hitomi Takimoto

Cicada is the story of Jumpei-- a man who loses sight of his progeny when he finds out he is infertile, but then is given the gift of clairvoyance and begins to see glimpses of the future. These glimpses lead him to a series of cicada shells, which become symbolic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Yamada
CAST:  Yugo Saso  •  Masayuki Yui  •  Sakae Kimura  •  Hitomi Takimoto

Yakuza Zombie (2001)

Yakuza Zombie opens with an introduction to a mysterious Yakuza graveyard deep in the forest, and a story of the baddest Yakuza of them all, Naruo Ryuuji (shown in cut scenes played by Ozawa Hitoshi). Naruo Ryuuji was a fearless killer who eventually got into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hirohisa Sasaki
CAST:  Hitoshi Ozawa  •  Hideo Murota  •  Osamu Ebara  •  Shun Kanda

Yakuza Zombie opens with an introduction to a mysterious Yakuza graveyard deep in the forest, and a story of the baddest Yakuza of them all, Naruo Ryuuji (shown in cut scenes played by Ozawa Hitoshi). Naruo Ryuuji was a fearless killer who eventually got into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hirohisa Sasaki
CAST:  Hitoshi Ozawa  •  Hideo Murota  •  Osamu Ebara  •  Shun Kanda

Onihei's Detective Records (1995)

A criminal syndicate wants detective Onihei dead, but the resolute hero proves to be hard to kill.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yoshiki Onoda
CAST:  Kichiemon Nakamura  •  Yumi Takigawa  •  Meiko Kaji  •  Keizo Kanie

A criminal syndicate wants detective Onihei dead, but the resolute hero proves to be hard to kill.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yoshiki Onoda
CAST:  Kichiemon Nakamura  •  Yumi Takigawa  •  Meiko Kaji  •  Keizo Kanie

Kamome (2000)

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DIRECTION:  Genji Nakamura
CAST:  Hitomi Shimizu  •  Tomorowo Taguchi  •  Moeko Ezawa  •  Junko Miyashita

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DIRECTION:  Genji Nakamura
CAST:  Hitomi Shimizu  •  Tomorowo Taguchi  •  Moeko Ezawa  •  Junko Miyashita

Persimmon (2011)

Tamotsu is expecting a persimmon to dry and yet he cannot accept that it is time for a man on his deathbed to die. As the persimmon mysteriously, or supernaturally, holds out from drying, so Tamotsu tries his hardest to keep the man alive. Only when Tamotsu has let ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Yamada
CAST:  Sahori Ehara  •  Aduchi Kaneko  •  Sakae Kimura  •  Ai Ozaki

Tamotsu is expecting a persimmon to dry and yet he cannot accept that it is time for a man on his deathbed to die. As the persimmon mysteriously, or supernaturally, holds out from drying, so Tamotsu tries his hardest to keep the man alive. Only when Tamotsu has let ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Yamada
CAST:  Sahori Ehara  •  Aduchi Kaneko  •  Sakae Kimura  •  Ai Ozaki