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

No Need to Reply (2012)

Mike is just an ordinary young man, who temporarily works for an art college examination coaching school. His girlfriend Yu works for a film production, and they live together ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Satoru Hirohara
CAST:  Takahiro Sato  •  Junko Ohta  •  Ako Masuki  •  Hirokazu Sakamoto

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 1950s, 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

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

Twelve (2010) RT 3% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Dec 2010

A young drug dealer watches as his high-rolling life is dismantled in the wake of his cousin's murder, which sees his best friend arrested for the crime.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Chace Crawford  •  Emma Roberts  •  Rory Culkin  •  Ellen Barkin

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:  Michiyo Ookusu  •  Junkyu Moriyama  •  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

Lake Placid: The Final Chapter (2012) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Feb 2013

Follows Jim Bickerman, a poacher who discovers that his local lake is inhabited by man-eating crocodiles.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Don Michael Paul
CAST:  Yancy Butler  •  Robert Englund  •  Daniel Black  •  Elisabeth Röhm