Search results for "Hiroshi Mikami"

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Premonition (2004) RT 8% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 2005

While stopped at a roadside phone booth for transmitting his work through Internet to the university, Professor Hideki Satomi finds a scrap of newspaper with the picture of ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Norio Tsuruta
CAST:  Hiroshi Mikami  •  Noriko Sakai  •  Maki Horikita  •  Mayumi Ono

Swallowtail (1996)

Swallowtail Butterfly takes place in an alternate Japan, in a ghetto where immigrants from all over the world have come to live and make their fortune. The city is called ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Shunji Iwai
CAST:  Yōsuke Eguchi  •  Hiroshi Mikami  •  Ayumi Ito  •  Chara

Tokyo Decadence (1992) RT 60% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Nov 1999

A submissive hooker goes about her trade, suffering abuse at the hands of Japanese salarymen and Yakuza types. She's unhappy about her work, and is apparently trying to find ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryû Murakami
CAST:  Miho Nikaido  •  Sayoko Amano  •  Tenmei Kano  •  Kan Mikami

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985) RT 95% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The Temple of the Golden ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Ken Ogata  •  Gô Rijû  •  Masato Aizawa  •  Masayuki Shionoya

Tokyo Pop (1988) RT Audience 67%

Young female rock singer goes to Japan to try her success.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Fran Rubel Kuzui
CAST:  Carrie Hamilton  •  Diamond Yukai  •  Daisuke Oyama  •  Hiroshi Kobayashi

Grass Labyrinth (1979)

A drama about a young man who is searching for a particular song, or maybe his father, or maybe his true self? He encounters many figures and places, where there are many ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Shūji Terayama
CAST:  Hiroshi Mikami  •  Takeshi Wakamatsu  •  Keiko Niitaka  •  Juzo Itami

Circus Boys (1989)

Two brothers, Jinta and Wataru, are raised in a travelling circus. After an accident, Jinta decides to leave the circus and travels the countryside working as a con-man. After ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kaizô Hayashi
CAST:  Hiroshi Mikami  •  Moe Kamura  •  Sanshi Katsura  •  Haruko Wanibuchi

Take Me Out to the Snowland (1987)

Fumio Yano is an unassuming young businessman in the ski wear line. His own skiing ability is close to professional level, and he assists a former world champion, Tayama, on ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Yasuo Baba
CAST:  Hiroshi Mikami  •  Tomoyo Harada  •  Kiwako Harada  •  Hiroyuki Okita

Parasite Eve (1997) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Toshiaki Nagashima is a biologist who is doing major research on mitochondria. When his beautiful young wife is tragically involved in a car accident which leaves her brain ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Romance • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Masayuki Ochiai
CAST:  Hiroshi Mikami  •  Riona Hazuki  •  Tomoko Nakajima  •  Ayako Omura

Peacock King (1988)

Two magically powerful monks who were separated at birth are reunited to fight the King of Hell.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Yuen Biao  •  Ngai Kai Lam
CAST:  Yuen Biao  •  Hiroshi Mikami  •  Gloria Yip  •  Narumi Yasuda

Private Collections (1979)

Three stories. A solitary sailor falls from his boat and washes ashore on a tropical island. While seeking rescue, he's found by a nearly naked woman who is playful and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Shūji Terayama  •  Walerian Borowczyk  •  Just Jaeckin
CAST:  Roland Blanche  •  Marie-Catherine Conti  •  Marpessa Dawn  •  Laura Gemser

Desert Moon (2001)

The film's main theme is the conflict between work and family commitments in modern Japan. It focuses on a successful internet entrepreneur Nagai, whose wife Akira and young ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shinji Aoyama
CAST:  Hiroshi Mikami  •  Maho Toyota  •  Shûji Kashiwabara  •  Isao Natsuyagi

Kōshōnin (2003)

Three unidentified men hold a group of people hostage in a hospital after doing a smaller crime. Inspector Ishida and Captain Tohno handle the negotiations while one of their ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Hiroshi Mikami  •  Mayu Tsuruta  •  Shirô Sano

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