Search results for "Sen Hara"


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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

The Magic Serpent (1966) RT Audience 75%

In ancient Japan, a good lord is killed and his throne is taken by the trecherous Yuki Daijo and his wizard friend Oroki-maru. The young prince Ikazuki-maru is rescued from ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tetsuya Yamauchi
CAST:  Hiroki Matsukata  •  Tomoko Ogawa  •  Ryutaro Otomo  •  Bin Amatsu

Ballad of Orin (1977)

A blind traveling musician is abused and oppressed wherever she goes, even as the modern world imposes change around her.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Masahiro Shinoda
CAST:  Shima Iwashita  •  Tomoko Naraoka  •  Taiji Tonoyama  •  Tôru Abe

Enrai (1981)

A young man living on growing tomatoes in a greenhouse in a residential area. Tomato cultivation is as doomed as his personal life where he tries to keep alive his romance ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Kichitaro Negishi
CAST:  Toshiyuki Nagashima  •  Johnny Okura  •  Eri Ishida  •  Casey Takamine

Apart from Life (1970)

A film set in Nagasaki examining prejudice against atom bomb victims.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kei Kumai
CAST:  Mizuho Suzuki  •  Mugihito  •  Sen Hara  •  Tanie Kitabayashi

The Miracle of Joe Petrel (1984)

In Okinawa, a Japanese-Filipino gangster named Joe kills an Okinawan mobster. Joe temporarily escapes the pursuing mob by fleeing to the Philippines, hoping to find there ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Toshiya Fujita
CAST:  Saburô Tokitô  •  Miwako Fujitani  •  Kentarô Shimizu  •  Midori Satsuki

Village of Doom (1983)

An emotionally distraught young man goes on a violent killing spree after his tuberculosis keeps him from serving in World War II and is frowned upon by his fellow villagers.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Noboru Tanaka
CAST:  Masato Furuoya  •  Misako Tanaka  •  Shino Ikenami  •  Sen Hara

Sweet Revenge (1977)

Masao is falsely accused and jailed for the murder of a loanshark to whom he owed a lot of money. His sister Kiriko makes the long trip to Tokyo, specifically to accost Otsuka ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Katsumi Nishikawa
CAST:  Momoe Yamaguchi  •  Tomokazu Miura  •  Yûsuke Natsu  •  Renji Ishibashi

Road to Eternity (1959)

As a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist struggles to maintain his determination to keep his ideals.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Masaki Kobayashi
CAST:  Tatsuya Nakadai  •  Michiyo Aratama  •  Kokinji Katsura  •  Jun Tatara

Pastoral: To Die in the Country (1974)

A young boys' coming of age tale set in a strange, carnivalesque village becomes the recreation of a memory that the director has twenty years later.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Shūji Terayama
CAST:  Kantarô Suga  •  Sen Hara  •  Yoshio Harada  •  Masumi Harukawa




The Rice People (1957)

A touching story depicting the harsh lives of farmers in Kasumigaura. An attempt to start a fishery business to revive an ailing farming community creates friction amongst the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tadashi Imai
CAST:  Shinjiro Ebara  •  Eijirô Tôno  •  Yûko Mochizuki  •  Masako Nakamura

Shinran: Path to Purity (1987)

In the 12th century, Buddhism was still a relatively new religion in Japan. At that time, one school (Shingon) offered extensive training in complex and very demanding ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Rentarô Mikuni
CAST:  Michiyo Ookusu  •  Junkyu Moriyama  •  Ako  •  Sen Hara

Kuroi tobakushi: Akuma no hidarite (1966)

The black gambles must fight a foreign gangster.  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Kô Nakahira
CAST:  Akira Kobayashi  •  Misa Hirose  •  Judy Ongg  •  Michiyo Yokoyama

Umikko yamakko (1959)

Sea Children, Mountain Children (Umikko yamakko, 1959) focuses on the mutual antipathy of two groups of children in an Izu village.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sotoji Kimura
CAST:  Noriko Arita  •  Sen Hara  •  Chôko Iida  •  Kappei Matsumoto

Bound for the Fields, the Mountains, and the Seacoast (1986)

During the fervently nationalist months leading up to World War II, a rebellious teenager is transferred to a new primary school in a small Inland Sea town. He vies with the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Nobuhiko Obayashi
CAST:  Saburoh Bouya  •  Sen Hara  •  Yasufumi Hayashi  •  Wakaba Irie

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