Search results for "Yôjirô Takita"


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Departures (2008)

Daigo, a cellist, is laid off from his orchestra and moves with his wife back to his small hometown where the living is cheaper. Thinking he’s applying for a job at a travel ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Masahiro Motoki  •  Tsutomu Yamazaki  •  Ryoko Hirosue  •  Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Onmyoji (2001) RT 50% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Aug 2003

During a dark time in the Heian period, when evil forces threaten the kingdom, the emperor relies on the Onmyoji to keep the supernatural forces in line. But as political ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Sachiko Kokubu  •  Mansai Nomura  •  Hideaki Ito  •  Eriko Imai

When the Last Sword Is Drawn (2003)

Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the the low pay he receives from his small town clan, he is forced by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Kiichi Nakai  •  Koichi Sato  •  Yui Natsukawa  •  Takehiro Murata

Comic Magazine (1986)

Stuck doing show-biz schlock, an investigative reporter stumbles on a scheme to swindle pensions through an attractive gold futures scam, a potential news-story.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Yuya Uchida  •  Yumi Asou  •  Takeshi Kitano  •  Hiromi Gô

Tenchi: The Samurai Astronomer (2012)

A chronicle of the life of Yasui Santetsu, a 17th century master of go who turned his attention to astronomy and created a new calendar for Japan. Based on the life of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Aoi Miyazaki  •  Junichi Okada  •  Kiichi Nakai  •  Ryûta Satô

Byôin e ikô (1990)

When a hard-driving copywriter (Hiroyuki Sanada) discovers his comely wife (Keiko Saito) is involved in a scintillating game of strip rock-paper-scissors with some guy clad ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Hiroyuki Sanada  •  Hiroko Yakushimaru  •  Yasuo Daichi  •  Keiko Saito

痴漢電車 下着檢札 (1984)

The world's largest black pearl has vanished without a trace, and it's up to Detective Ippei to track it down. His only clue is the mysterious words of a dying man, who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Shûji Kataoka  •  Yukijirô Hotaru  •  Kaoru Kaze  •  Kazumi Kimura

Ojuken (1999)

Togashi, an enthusiastic marathon runner and his wife are occupied with their daughter Mayumi's grade school entrance examinations, but he becomes jobless when his company ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Eikichi Yazawa  •  Yūko Tanaka  •  Ren Osugi  •  Natsumi Ohira

Secret (1999)

DVD release: Oct 2006

A man is shocked to find out that after a deadly car accident involving his wife and daughter, his wife died, but her mind somehow got transfered into their daughter's body.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Ryoko Hirosue  •  Kaoru Kobayashi  •  Ken Kaneko  •  Yuriko Ishida

Onmyoji 2 (2003) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Nov 2004

A group of demons in the ancient Japanese capital of Heian is dismembering members of a family of Japanese nobles.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Mansai Nomura  •  Kiichi Nakai  •  Kyoko Fukada  •  Hideaki Ito




Sanpei The Fisher Boy (2009)

Sanpei is a young boy who lives with his grandpa in a small village in Akita and they both love fishing and are masters at it. His sister moved to Tokyo when their father died ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Kenta Suga  •  Takashi Tsukamoto  •  Yū Kashii  •  Tao Tsuchiya

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

Itoshino Half Moon (1987)

Sex isn't something one plans. It just happens. Yoko is a 23 year old pink collared worker. After college she is kept close with Yokoyama and Ishida, two male college friends ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Maiko Itô  •  Ken Ishiguro  •  Shinobu Horie  •  Daisuke Shima

Kimurake no Hitobito (1988)

Comedy about a family and their obsession for making money.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Takeshi Kaga  •  Kaori Momoi  •  Hiromi Iwasaki  •  Mitsunori Isaki

Nemuranai Machi: Shinjuku Same (1993)

Adaptation of the Arimasa Ohsawa novel Shinjuku Shark.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Hiroyuki Sanada  •  Minako Tanaka  •  Hideo Murota  •  Eiji Okuda

Time Adventure: Zeccho 5-byo Mae (1986)

A young woman who is prone to romantic dreams involving her supervisor time-travels from 1986 to 2001 and becomes involved with a private investigator who is working on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Kozue Tanaka  •  Yukijirô Hotaru  •  Saeko Kizuki  •  Yūji Nogami

The Battery (2007)

Takumi Harada moves to Okayama Prefecture with his family during spring break before his entry to Junior High School. On the baseball field, Takumi has enormous confidence in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Kento Hayashi  •  Kenta Yamada  •  Misako Renbutsu  •  Mari Hamada

The Last Recipe (2017)

A famous chef who is tasked with tracking down a 70-year-old missing recipe.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Kazunari Ninomiya  •  Hidetoshi Nishijima  •  Gô Ayano  •  Aoi Miyazaki

Kita no sakuramori (2017)

The film follows the relationship between a mother and her son. In 1945, the mother played by Sayuri Yoshinaga fled with her two sons from the Russians to Hokkaido. In 1972, ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Sayuri Yoshinaga

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