Search results for "Keiko Takeshita"

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Arrietty (2010)

14-year-old Arrietty and the rest of the Clock family live in peaceful anonymity as they make their own home from items "borrowed" from the house's human inhabitants. However, ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Hiromasa Yonebayashi
CAST:  Mirai Shida  •  Ryûnosuke Kamiki  •  Tomokazu Miura  •  Tatsuya Fujiwara

Tora-san Goes Religious? (1983)

Tora-san visits brother-in-law Hiroshi's hometown to attend a memorial service for his late father. When the local temple priest becomes intoxicated, Tora-san wearing the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Chishû Ryû  •  Keiko Takeshita

Tora-san Goes to Vienna (1989)

During his wandering throughout Japan, Tora-san meets a suicidal man. He travels with the man to Vienna, but winds up homesick for Japan.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Hidetaka Yoshioka  •  Keiko Takeshita

Phoenix 2772 (1980)

Phoenix 2772 starts with twelve minutes without dialogue, much like a silent film, recalling the birth and education of Godo. In this brave new world, children are born in ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Taku Sugiyama
CAST:  Kaneto Shiozawa  •  Shūichi Ikeda  •  Katsue Miwa  •  Kazuo Kumakura

The Wind Rises (2013) RT 88% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Nov 2014

A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Hideaki Anno  •  Jun Kunimura  •  Mirai Shida  •  Masahiko Nishimura

The Detective Is in the Bar (2011)

In the Susukino red light district of Sapporo, a private detective (Yo Oizumi) drinks alcohol with his driver Takada (Ryuhei Matsuda) in his favourite bar. There he receives a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Hajime Hashimoto
CAST:  Yo Oizumi  •  Ryûhei Matsuda  •  Koyuki  •  Toshiyuki Nishida

From up on Poppy Hill (2011) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 2013

A group of Yokohama students fight to save their school's clubhouse from the wrecking ball during preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games. While working there, Umi and ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama
DIRECTION:  Goro Miyazaki
CAST:  長澤まさみ  •  Teruyuki Kagawa  •  Junichi Okada  •  Keiko Takeshita

Swan Lake (1981)

The hero, Prince Siegfried, is out riding one day with his friends when he spies amidst swans on a lake a particularly eye-catching one with a crown on its head, the familiar ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kimio Yabuki
CAST:  Tarô Shigaki  •  Keiko Takeshita  •  Asao Koike  •  Yôko Asagami

Leonie (2010) RT 42% / Audience 50%

DVD release: May 2013

In the lush tradition of the glorious films of Merchant and Ivory, comes the true life story of Leonie Gilmour (Emily Mortimer), whose life crossed continents, wars and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hisako Matsui
CAST:  Emily Mortimer  •  Kazuko Yoshiyuki  •  Nakamura Shidō II  •  Christina Hendricks

A Class to Remember (1993)

A cantankerous but loveable high school teacher teaches a night school in a poor neighborhood for adult students on the fringes of Japanese society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Toshiyuki Nishida  •  Eiko Shinya  •  Keiko Takeshita  •  Nae

Preparation for the Festival (1975)

Tateo, young and neurotic, wishes to leave the village his mother has raised him in.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kazuo Kuroki
CAST:  Jun Etô  •  Haruko Mabuchi  •  Hajime Hana  •  Yoshio Harada

Satoshi: A Move for Tomorrow (2016)

Satoshi Murayama, the shogi (Japanese chess) master known as the arch-rival of Yoshiharu Habu, the shogi genius of the century, died of an intractable disease at age 29. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yoshitaka Mori
CAST:  Ken'ichi Matsuyama  •  Masahiro Higashide  •  Shôta Sometani  •  Lily Franky

Flower and Sword (2017)

In the late 16th century, after the death of Nobunaga Oda, Hideyoshi Toyotomi takes power. The age of war is about to end, but Hideyoshi Toyotomi's rule makes life difficult ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tetsuo Shinohara
CAST:  Mansai Nomura  •  Kamejirô Ichikawa  •  Kiichi Nakai  •  Kuranosuke Sasaki

Gekijoban Kobe Zaiju (2015)

Kei (Izumi Fujimoto) is a 19-year-old college art major. She moves to Kobe from Tokyo due to her father's work transfer. There, she learns about the Great Hanshin Earthquake ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitsuhito Shiraha
CAST:  Izumi Fujimoto  •  Eiji Sugawara  •  Alisa Urahama  •  Nagisa Matsunaga

One Man's Son (2018)

A telephone call informs Ituski that his father has collapsed. He still cares, but father and son have not had the best of relationships. Ayumi is a professional mover and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenji Tanigaki
CAST:  Ryoma Baba  •  Yūki Tamaki  •  Ayame Misaki  •  Keiko Takeshita

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