Search results for "Isao Hashizume"

Tampopo (1985) RT 100% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jul 2000

A pair of truck drivers happen onto a decrepit roadside fast food stop selling ramen noodles. The widowed owner, Tampopo, pleads them to help her turn her establishment into a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Juzo Itami
CAST:  Tsutomu Yamazaki  •  Nobuko Miyamoto  •  Ken Watanabe  •  Kōji Yakusho

Ryoma's Wife, Her Husband and Her Lover (2002)

Film about Sakamoto Ryōma. The focus is on Oryo, the maid who became Ryoma’s wife and lived with him for one year before his death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jun Ichikawa
CAST:  Noritake Kinashi  •  Kiichi Nakai  •  Kyōka Suzuki  •  Yōsuke Eguchi

Kitchen (1989)

The story centers around Mikage, a young woman who loses her parents when young. She grows up in a lonely household with her grandmother who dies when Mikage reaches adulthood ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Yoshimitsu Morita
CAST:  Ayako Kawahara  •  Kenji Matsuda  •  Isao Hashizume  •  Mie Hama

I Wish (2011) RT 94% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 2012

Two young brothers at opposite ends of Kyushu devise a magical plan to reunite their separated parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Koki Maeda  •  Oshiro Maeda  •  Ryôga Hayashi  •  Nene Otsuka

Nada Sōsō (2006)

Tears for You is a love story about two step-siblings, Yota (Satoshi Tsumabuki) and Kaoru (Masami Nagasawa). Long ago, Yota's mother (Kyoko Koizumi) married Kaoru's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nobuhiro Doi
CAST:  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Kumiko Aso  •  Eiichirô Funakoshi  •  Isao Hashizume

Tokyo Family (2013)

In this film director Yoji Yamada bows down before his teacher and role model. Yamada was assistant director on Yazujirō Ozu’s Tōkyō monogatari, a moving family portrait set ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Isao Hashizume  •  Kazuko Yoshiyuki  •  Yû Aoi  •  Satoshi Tsumabuki

The Tale of Princess Kaguya (2013)

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Isao Takahata
CAST:  Aki Asakura  •  Kengo Kora  •  Nobuko Miyamoto  •  Atsuko Takahata

Onna ga ichiban niau shokugyo (1990)

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DIRECTION:  Naosuke Kurosawa
CAST:  Kaori Momoi  •  Kenichi Okamoto  •  Hakuryu  •  Isao Hashizume

Kuroi doresu no onna (1987)

A woman named Fujiki Asuka arrives as an acquaintance of a sister in law for a day under the bar master Tamura who had guided Yakuza's escaping as a shoji. Tamura who lives on ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Yôichi Sai
CAST:  Tomoyo Harada  •  Toshiyuki Nagashima  •  Hideo Murota  •  Takashi Fuji

Railways (2010) RT Audience 89%

The Story of a Man Who Became a Train Operator at the Age of 49  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yoshinari Nishikôri
CAST:  Kiichi Nakai  •  Reiko Takashima  •  Shirô Sano  •  Yuika Motokariya

Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean (2005)

A drama set during World War II where a submarine carrying a secret weapon attempts to stop a planned third atomic bombing of Japan. Based on Harutoshi Fukui's novel Shuusen ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • War
DIRECTION:  Shinji Higuchi  •  Cellin Gluck
CAST:  Kōji Yakusho  •  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Shinichi Tsutsumi  •  Toshirō Yanagiba

The Little House (2014)

Following the death of the unmarried and childless Taki, Takeshi, a young relative of hers, discovers several pages of closely written lines in which the old lady has recorded ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • History
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Takako Matsu  •  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Haru Kuroki  •  Chieko Baishô

After the Storm (2016)

Ryota is an unpopular writer although he won a literary award 15 years ago. Now, Ryota works as a private detective. He is divorced from his ex-wife Kyoko and he has an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Hiroshi Abe  •  Kirin Kiki  •  Yôko Maki  •  Taiyô Yoshizawa

What a Wonderful Family! (2016)

A husband (Isao Hashizume) and wife (Kazuko Yoshiyuki) have been married for 50 years. For her birthday, the husband asks the wife what she wants for her birthday present. She ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Isao Hashizume  •  Kazuko Yoshiyuki  •  Yû Aoi  •  Masahiko Nishimura

Nagasaki: Memories of My Son (2015)

Nobuko (Sayuri Yoshinaga) works in Nagasaki, Japan as a midwife. Her son died 3 years earlier from the atomic bomb. On August 9, 1948, her son appears in front of her again. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Sayuri Yoshinaga  •  Kazunari Ninomiya  •  Haru Kuroki  •  Tadanobu Asano

Tsuki ni iku fune (2014)

At a small station in a very small town somewhere in Japan, a woman with eyes as beautiful as the sky, sits at a bench. A man comes to the same station to get a train back to ...  (more)

CAST:  Emi Wakui  •  Shosuke Tanihara  •  Komaki Kurihara  •  Isao Hashizume

松本清張ドラマスペシャル・三億円事件 (2014)

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GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Meiji Fujita
CAST:  Masakazu Tamura  •  Kimiko Yo  •  Danta Yasunori  •  Masahiko Tsugawa