Search results for "Shinya Tsukamoto"


Haze (2005) RT Audience 78%

A man awakes to find himself trapped in a dirty, confined crawlspace. He barely has enough room to move. He also has no memory of why he’s there, or why he’s bleeding from a ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Shinya Tsukamoto
CAST:  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Takahiro Murase  •  Takahiro Kandaka  •  Masato Tsujioka

Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Tetsuo II: Body Hammer is a 1992 Japanese science fiction/horror film directed by Shinya Tsukamoto. It is a bigger-budget reworking of the same director's 1989 movie Tetsuo: ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Shinya Tsukamoto
CAST:  Tomorowo Taguchi  •  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Nobu Kanaoka  •  Sujin Kim

Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989)

Tetsuo: The Iron Man is a 1989 Japanese cyberpunk film by cult-film director Shinya Tsukamoto produced by Japan Home Video. This, his third film, is an extremely graphic but ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Shinya Tsukamoto
CAST:  Tomorowo Taguchi  •  Kei Fujiwara  •  Nobu Kanaoka  •  Shinya Tsukamoto

Tokyo Fist (1995) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Jun 1998

A businessman, Tsuda, runs into a childhood friend, Tajuki, on the subway. Tajuki is working as a semiprofessional boxer. Tsuda soon begins to suspect that Tajuki might be ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Shinya Tsukamoto
CAST:  Kaori Fujii  •  Kôji Tsukamoto  •  Naomasa Musaka  •  Koichi Wajima

Vital (2004)

Hiroshi wakes up in a hospital room and realizes that he was in a serious car accident that caused the death of his girlfriend, Ryoko, as well as the loss of his memory. While ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Shinya Tsukamoto
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Nami Tsukamoto  •  Kiki  •  Kazuyoshi Kushida

Bullet Ballet (1998) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Feb 2005

After his girlfriend commits suicide, a man (Shinya Tsukamoto) becomes embroiled in gang warfare attempting to obtain a gun in hopes to kill himself.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Shinya Tsukamoto
CAST:  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Kirina Mano  •  Tatsuya Nakamura  •  Takahiro Murase

Kotoko (2011) RT Audience 58%

A single mother (Cocco) becomes afflicted with double vision. Taking care of her newborn baby becomes a nightmare as the mother also becomes paranoid. The only time the mother ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Shinya Tsukamoto
CAST:  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Cocco  •  Yûko Nakamura

Denchu Kozo no boken (1987)

Hikari is a boy who is bullied and teased by the other boys at school because he has the odd distinction of having an electricity pole growing out of his back. However, one of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Shinya Tsukamoto
CAST:  Kei Fujiwara  •  Nobu Kanaoka  •  Tomorowo Taguchi  •  Shinya Tsukamoto

Nightmare Detective 2 (2008)

AKUMA TANTEI 2 is all about unexplainable things that inflict sheer terror on human beings and how they leave victims psychologically devastated. It is as much a true horror ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Shinya Tsukamoto
CAST:  Ryûhei Matsuda  •  Yui Miura  •  Wako Andô

Tetsuo: The Bullet Man (2009) RT Audience 39%

DVD release: Jun 2011

An American named Anthony is living and working in Tokyo and married to a Japanese woman. When their son is killed by the same driver who creates the Tetsuos in previous films ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Shinya Tsukamoto
CAST:  Eric Bossick  •  Akiko Monô  •  Yûko Nakamura  •  Stephen Sarrazin




Hiruko the Goblin (1991) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: May 2005

A school was built on one of the Gates of Hell, behind which hordes of demons await the moment they will be free to roam the Earth. Hiruko is a goblin sent to Earth on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Shinya Tsukamoto
CAST:  Kenji Sawada  •  Masaki Kudou  •  Hideo Murota  •  Naoto Takenaka

A Snake of June (2002)

Set in an anonymous Japanese metropolis, the film tells the tale of shy career woman, Rinko and Shigehiko, her hygiene-obsessed, workaholic husband. The couple explore their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Shinya Tsukamoto
CAST:  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Asuka Kurosawa  •  Yûji Kôtari  •  Tomorowo Taguchi

Female (2005) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Mar 1993

'Female' is comprised of five short films adapted from five novels by female authors. Directed by Shinya Tsukamoto, Tetsuo Shinohara, Ryuichi Hiroki, Miwa Nishikawa, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Miwa Nishikawa  •  Suzuki Matsuo  •  Ryuichi Hiroki  •  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Tetsuo Shinohara
CAST:  Nene Otsuka  •  Naoyuki Morita  •  Nomura Eri  •  Kyoko Hasegawa

Fires on the Plain (2014)

In the final days of World War II, occupying Japanese forces in the Philippines face resistance from the local population and the American offensive. The dwindling Japanese ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Shinya Tsukamoto
CAST:  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Tatsuya Nakamura  •  Lily Franky  •  Yûko Nakamura

Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013)

Made for the Venice Film Festival's 70th anniversary, seventy filmmakers made a short film between 60 and 90 seconds long on their interpretation of the future of cinema.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  James Franco  •  Tobias Lindholm  •  Franco Piavoli  •  Julio Bressane  •  Tariq Teguia  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Kim Ki-duk  •  Catherine Breillat  •  Paul Schrader  •  Atom Egoyan  •  Shekhar Kapur  •  Brillante Mendoza  •  Wang Bing  •  Amiel Courtin-Wilson  •  Amos Gitai  •  Edgar Reitz  •  Sion Sono  •  Jean-Marie Straub  •  Hong Sang-soo  •  Lav Diaz  •  Claire Denis  •  Peter Chan  •  Jia Zhangke  •  Isabel Coixet  •  Ulrich Seidl  •  Nicolás Pereda  •  Athina Rachel Tsangari  •  John Akomfrah  •  Shirin Neshat  •  João Pedro Rodrigues  •  Michele Placido  •  Salvatore Mereu  •  Jazmín López  •  Frédéric Fonteyne  •  Rama Burshtein  •  Krzysztof Zanussi  •  Pablo Trapero  •  Walter Salles  •  Pablo Larraín  •  Apichatpong Weerasethakul  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Celina Murga  •  Benoît Jacquot  •  Amit Dutta  •  Tusi Tamasese  •  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Marcello Pietro  •  Ermanno Olmi  •  Todd Solondz  •  Giorgos Lanthimos  •  Amir Naderi  •  Karim Ainouz  •  Monte Hellman  •  Semih Kaplanoglu  •  Antonio Capuano  •  Samuel Maoz  •  Yonfan  •  Giuseppe Piccioni  •  Davide Ferrario  •  Haile Gerima  •  Teresa Villaverde  •  Jan Cvitkovič  •  Franco Maresco  •  Marlen Khutsiyev  •  Aleksey German Jr  •  Guido Lombardi  •  Andrew Wonder  •  Lluís Galter  •  Hala Abdallah  •  Luca Severi
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Kaidan Horror Classics (2010)

Four short films based on ghost stories written by award winning modern Japanese writers.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Sang-il Lee  •  Hirokazu Koreeda  •  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Masayuki Ochiai
CAST:  Sei Ashina  •  Mitsuru Hirata  •  Aoba Kawai  •  Eri Tokunaga

Killing (2018)

Set during the Edo period, the film follows the life of a ronin (Sosuke Ikematsu) and those around him.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Shinya Tsukamoto
CAST:  Sôsuke Ikematsu  •  Yû Aoi  •  Tatsuya Nakamura  •  Shinya Tsukamoto

Ichi the Killer (2001)

As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Nao Ōmori  •  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Paulyn Sun

Marebito (2004) RT 38% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Tomomi Miyashita  •  Kazuhiro Nakahara  •  Mika Ninagawa

The Perfect Education (1999)

Schoolgirl Kuniko is kidnapped by a middle-aged man Iwazono when she is jogging. He tells her that he had a failed marriage which leaves him a deep and everlasting scar in his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ben Wada
CAST:  Naoto Takenaka  •  Hijiri Kojima  •  Kazuki Kitamura  •  Asami Sawaki