Search results for "Rie Miyazawa"

The Twilight Samurai (2002)

Seibei Iguchi leads a difficult life as a low ranking samurai at the turn of the nineteenth century. A widower with a meager income, Seibei struggles to take care of his two ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Hiroyuki Sanada  •  Rie Miyazawa  •  Nenji Kobayashi  •  Mitsuru Fukikoshi

Tony Takitani (2005) RT 89% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Tony Takitani had a solitary childhood. Being alone was normal since his mother died young and his father was always away with his jazz band. At school he studied art, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jun Ichikawa
CAST:  Takahumi Shinohara  •  Hidetoshi Nishijima  •  Issei Ogata  •  Rie Miyazawa

Utsutsu (2002)

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GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  hisashi Tôma
CAST:  Koichi Sato  •  Nene Otsuka  •  Rie Miyazawa  •  Hijiri Kojima

Tenshu monogatari (1995)

A young samurai dares to approach a castle mistress as he searches for an escaped falcon, a crime punishable by death, but escapes with his life. He is forced to return to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamasaburo Bando
CAST:  Tamasaburo Bando  •  Rie Miyazawa  •  Sadanji Ichikawa IV  •  Yoshie Minami

Kiki's Delivery Service (2014) RT 96% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2003

A young girl named Kiki (Fuka Koshiba) must leave her home for a year to begin training in witchcraft. She leaves on her broom, but first says goodbye to her friends and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Fuka Koshiba  •  Machiko Ono  •  Hirofumi Arai  •  Rie Miyazawa

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

The After-Dinner Mysteries (2013)

Kageyama (Sho Sakurai) works as the butler for rich heiress Reiko Hosho (Keiko Kitagawa). Reiko happens to be a novice detective but lacks certain deductive skills needed by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Masato Hijikata
CAST:  Sho Sakurai  •  Keiko Kitagawa  •  Kippei Shiina  •  Masatoshi Nakamura

Gô-hime (1992)

The final feature by Hiroshi Teshigahara. A direct sequel to his preceding film, Rikyu (1989).  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Hiroshi Teshigahara
CAST:  Rie Miyazawa  •  Tatsuya Nakadai  •  Toshiya Nagasawa  •  Kôshirô Matsumoto

The Face of Jizo (2004) RT Audience 100%

Based on a play by Hisashi Inoue, it focuses on the sufferings of the survivors of Hiroshima. The film takes place during 4 days in the summer of 1948, as the ghost of her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kazuo Kuroki
CAST:  Rie Miyazawa  •  Tadanobu Asano  •  Yoshio Harada

Peony Pavilion (2001)

DVD release: Jul 2001

The story takes place in a beautiful pavilion in 1930's Suzhou. Jade is a famous songstress courtesan, marrying into the noble house. She develops a dubious relationship with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
CAST:  Daniel Wu  •  Joey Wong  •  Rie Miyazawa  •  Brigitte Lin

Oceans (2009)

An ecological drama/documentary, filmed throughout the globe. Part thriller, part meditation on the vanishing wonders of the sub-aquatic world.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family
DIRECTION:  Jacques Perrin  •  Jacques Cluzaud
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Jacques Perrin  •  Rie Miyazawa  •  Aldo Baglio

Who Do I Choose? (1989)

Who Do I Choose? is a Japanese film directed by Shūsuke Kaneko.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shusuke Kaneko
CAST:  Rie Miyazawa  •  Miho Nakayama  •  Hiroyuki Sanada  •  Toru Kazama

Yume No Manimani (2008)

Recently appointed dean at a film school, Kimuro Hajime develops a special concern for one of his students, Daisuke. The brash, headstrong young man is fixated on with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takeo Kimura
CAST:  Hiroyuki Nagato  •  Ineko Arima  •  Yoshio Inoue  •  Rie Miyazawa

47 Ronin (1994) RT 14% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Apr 2014

Kon Ichikawa's retelling of the classic true story of Samurai honor. When a young clan lord is forced to commit seppuku (ritual suicide), his loyal followers (now Ronin, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kon Ichikawa
CAST:  Ken Takakura  •  Kiichi Nakai  •  Rie Miyazawa  •  Kôji Ishizaka

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 Cabbie (2000)

The Cabbie (Mandarin: Yun zhuan shou zhi lian, 運轉手之戀) is a 2000 Taiwanese film directed by Zhang Huakun and Chen Yiwen. It was Taiwan's submission to the 74th Academy Awards ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yiwen Chen  •  Hwa-kun Chang
CAST:  Rie Miyazawa  •  Leon Dai Lap-Yan  •  Chao-Bin Su  •  Chu Chung-Heng

The Book of the Dead (2005)

The plot concerns a sheltered aristocratic woman in feudal Japan. Bored and unfamiliar with the world outside her estate, she passes the time copying a special Buddhist sutra ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Kihachiro Kawamoto
CAST:  Kyoko Kishida  •  Tetsuko Kuroyanagi  •  Rie Miyazawa

Hana (2006) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jun 2008

In a poor district of Edo lives a young samurai named Soza. He has been sent by his clan to avenge the death of his father. He isn't an accomplished swordsman however, and he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Junichi Okada  •  Rie Miyazawa  •  Arata Furuta  •  Jun Kunimura

Bokura no nanoka-kan sensô (1988)

Junior-high students are restrained by their teachers and parents... One day, they plan a rebellion....  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Hiroshi Sugawara
CAST:  Rie Miyazawa  •  Kenichiro Kikuchi  •  Miho Igarashi  •  Rika Abiko

Her Love Boils Bathwater (2016)

A terminally ill single mother is determined to reconcile her splintered family.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ryota Nakano
CAST:  Rie Miyazawa  •  Joe Odagiri  •  Hana Sugisaki  •  Tori Matsuzaka