Search results for "Kanako Higuchi"

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Casshern (2004) RT 67% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Oct 2007

Fifty years of war between the Great Eastern Federation and Europa - now merged as Eurasia - have taken their toll on planet Earth. As a result of the use of biological, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Kazuaki Kiriya
CAST:  Yûsuke Iseya  •  Kumiko Aso  •  Akira Terao  •  Kanako Higuchi

Tora-san, the Go-Between (1985)

In Nagasaki, Tora-san and an acquaintance help an old woman who has fallen and injured herself. She invites them to her home where the three share a night of eating and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Kanako Higuchi  •  Mitsuru Hirata

Deaths in Tokimeki (1984)

Deaths in Tokimeki tells the disturbing, compulsive story of a hit-man waiting to carry out a job: the assassination of the leader of a religious cult, masterminded by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Yoshimitsu Morita
CAST:  Kenji Sawada  •  Kanako Higuchi  •  Naoki Sugiura  •  Haruko Kato

The Invitation from Cinema Orion (2007)

Based on the short story from the best-selling collection "Poppoya" by Jiro Asada, "The Invitation from Cinema Orion" tells the story of a couple's undying love for the cinema ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenki Saegusa
CAST:  Rie Miyazawa  •  Ryo Kase  •  Ryûdô Uzaki  •  Tomorowo Taguchi

Kagerô (1991)

Rin Jyoshima lost her father to death-by-gambling; years later, she's grown up in the Kosugi household and has fallen victim to gambling herself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideo Gosha
CAST:  Kanako Higuchi  •  Tatsuya Nakadai  •  Keiko Oginome  •  Masahiro Motoki

Edo Porn (1981) RT Audience 100%

The world-famous woodblock artist Hokusai, a widower in need of a steady income, lives with his daughter Oei in the house of his friend Bakin.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Kaneto Shindô
CAST:  Ken Ogata  •  Toshiyuki Nishida  •  Yūko Tanaka  •  Kanako Higuchi

Zatôichi: The Blind Swordsman (1989)

Older, wiser but still a wandering loner, the blind, peace-loving masseur Ichi seeks a peaceful life in a rural village. When he's caught in the middle of a power struggle ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Shintarô Katsu
CAST:  Shintarô Katsu  •  Kanako Higuchi  •  Takanori Jinnai  •  Ryuutarô Gan

Letter from the Mountain (2002)

As the film begins, Takao (Akira Terao) and Michiko (Kanako Higuchi) have already pulled up their Tokyo roots and moved to a village that is Takao's ancestral home. They visit ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takashi Koizumi
CAST:  Akira Terao  •  Kanako Higuchi  •  Hisashi Igawa  •  Tanie Kitabayashi

Shara (2003) RT Audience 50%

The Aso family live in the old town of Nara. One Day, Kei, one of the Aso's twin boys suddenly disappears. Five years later seventeen-year old Shun, the remaining twin, is an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Naomi Kawase
CAST:  Naomi Kawase  •  Kohei Fukungaga  •  Yuka Hyyoudo  •  Katsuhisa Namase

Achilles and the Tortoise (2008)

Machisu is a painter. He never had the success he thinks he is entitled to. Regardless of this, he always remains trying to be successful. His wife Sachiko keeps supporting ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Takeshi Kitano
CAST:  Takeshi Kitano  •  Kanako Higuchi  •  Kumiko Aso  •  Aya Enjoji

Ronin Gai (1990) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Near the end of Japanese civil war, several disgraced ronin living in Edo's red light district attempt to regain their honor by defending a brothel from a hostile militia bent ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Kazuo Kuroki
CAST:  Yoshio Harada  •  Kanako Higuchi  •  Shintarô Katsu  •  Hideyo Amamoto

Ashurajō no Hitomi (2005)

Adapted from the successful play, the film takes place in the 19th Japan where a war between demons and their slayers is fought. Izumo, an Kabuki actor with a demon-slaying ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Rie Miyazawa  •  Somegorô Ichikawa  •  Kanako Higuchi  •  Atsuro Watabe

The Oil-Hell Murder (1992)

The indolent son of an oil vendor becomes a regular customer of a prostitute, racks up a mountain of debt, and is disowned by his parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideo Gosha
CAST:  Kanako Higuchi  •  Miwako Fujitani  •  Shinichi Tsutsumi  •  Hiroyuki Nagato

Memories of Tomorrow (2006)

DVD release: Oct 2005

After being stricken with Alzheimer's disease in the prime of his life, a successful young businessman slips slowly away from his loving family in director Yukihiko Tstusumi's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yukihiko Tsutsumi
CAST:  Ken Watanabe  •  Kanako Higuchi  •  Kenji Sakaguchi  •  Kazue Fukiishi

愛を積むひと (2015)

Atsushi (Koichi Sato) and Ryoko (Kanako Higuchi) are a married coupled. They decide they want to live around nature and move to Biei in Hokkaido, Japan. Atsushi isn't sure ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yuzo Asahara
CAST:  Koichi Sato  •  Kanako Higuchi  •  Keiko Kitagawa  •  Shūhei Nomura

Door To Door (2009)

Based on a true story about about a man who was told for many years that he was not employable, but threw all of his effort into working as a door-to-door salesman. Despite ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Yoshida
CAST:  Kazunari Ninomiya  •  Rosa Katô  •  Ikkei Watanabe  •  Akio Kaneda

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