Tag Archives: Hiroyuki Sanada
Onmyoji / The Yin Yang Master (2001) Yôjirô Takita, Mansai Nomura, Hideaki Itô, Hiroyuki Sanada, Action, Fantasy, Drama
In a time when demons and ghosts threaten to bring total devastation to a powerful kingdom, betrayal from within the powerful ranks of the ruling emperor threatens to bring an entire civilization to its knees in this supernaturally charged martial arts epic from director Yojiro Takita.
Iga Ninpûchô / The Ninja Wars (1982) Kôsei Saitô, Hiroyuki Sanada, Noriko Watanabe, Jun Miho, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A fortuneteller prophesizes that whoever marries the beautiful Ukio will become the ruler of the world. Naturally, this makes her very popular with those vying for power, particularly the insatiably greedy Lord Donjo.
Sharaku (1995) Masahiro Shinoda, Hiroyuki Sanada, Furankî Sakai, Shima Iwashita, Biography, Drama, History
A crippled kabuki player is taken into a strolling company of itinerant actors. An influential publisher notices his honest, bold drawings, and nurtures him despite persecution and betrayal. The film explores the eternal relationship between artist and producer, and describes the emanicipation of a man who refuses to let himself become the plaything of power and money.