Search results for "Tatsuya Gashûin"

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Spirited Away (2001) RT 97% / Audience 96%

DVD release: Apr 2003

A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Rumi Hiiragi  •  Miyu Irino  •  Mari Natsuki  •  Takashi Naitô

Howl's Moving Castle (2004) RT 87% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Mar 2006

When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Takuya Kimura  •  Akihiro Miwa  •  Tatsuya Gashûin  •  Mitsunori Isaki

Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl (1998)

In dreamlike mountain scenery, Toshiko makes a daring escape from her sexually warped Uncle Sonezaki. Fortunately, she met Samehada as she runs for her life, which is also ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Katsuhito Ishii
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Ittoku Kishibe  •  Sie Kohinata  •  Kimie Shingyôji

Dark Tales of Japan (2004) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Dark Tales of Japan is a collection of five short horror films that are directed by five notable Japanese film directors. Produced by the Tokyo Broadcasting System.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Norio Tsuruta  •  Takashi Shimizu  •  Yoshihiro Nakamura  •  Kôji Shiraishi  •  Masayuki Ochiai
CAST:  Kayoko Shiraishi  •  Shôzô Endô  •  Yoshinori Okada  •  Kanako Fukaura

Smuggler (2011)

To pay off his loan shark, failed actor Kinuta is forced to smuggle dead bodies -- and one live elite assassin -- in the middle of the night.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Katsuhito Ishii
CAST:  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Masatoshi Nagase  •  Yasuko Matsuyuki  •  Hikari Mitsushima

The Legend of Red Dragon (2006)

This is a story of a woman, amid in her sorrow, seeking for vengeance...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Toru Ichikawa
CAST:  Yu Misaki  •  Ken'ichi Endô  •  Kenji Takechi  •  Kenji Ohba

Party 7 (2000) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Apr 2008

Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Katsuhito Ishii
CAST:  Masatoshi Nagase  •  Keisuke Horibe  •  Yoshinori Okada  •  Akemi Kobayashi

The Taste of Tea (2004)

A spell of time in the life of a family living in rural Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Though her husband is busy working at an office, Yoshiko is not an ordinary ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Katsuhito Ishii
CAST:  Anna Tsuchiya  •  Tadanobu Asano  •  Maya Banno  •  Satomi Tezuka

Aiki (2002)

When a promising young boxer is crippled in a car accident, he falls into a life of dissipation and depression. No boxing ring or martial arts club will take him on -- that is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daisuke Tengan
CAST:  Haruhiko Katô  •  Rie Tomosaka  •  Chiaki Hara  •  Ryo Ishibashi

Hello! Jun'ichi (2014)

Katsuhito Ishii ("Funky Forest: The First Contact" and "The Taste of Tea") takes on the story of Junichi--a timid third grader who can't muster the courage to return an eraser ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Katsuhito Ishii  •  Kanoko Kawaguchi  •  Atsushi Yoshioka
CAST:  Amon Kabe  •  Hikari Mitsushima  •  Ryushin Tei  •  Chizuru Ikewaki

Redline (2009)

The most dangerous and exciting car race in the universe is held only once every five years. And that's tonight. The competitors are lined up at the starting block. In his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Animation • Drama • Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Takeshi Koike
CAST:  Takuya Kimura  •  Yû Aoi  •  Tadanobu Asano  •  Takeshi Aono

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