Tag Archives: Japan
Kizzu ritân / Kids Return (1996) Takeshi Kitano, Ken Kaneko, Masanobu Andô, Leo Morimoto, Crime, Drama, Sport
Two buddies visit the schoolyard of the high school they used to attend, and remember their young and dumb days. They used to be the bullies in the school, until they find their own ways of life; one as a boxer, and the other as a member of the yakuza.
Genji monogatari / The Tale of Genji (1951) Kôzaburô Yoshimura, Kazuo Hasegawa, Michiyo Kogure, Machiko Kyô, Drama
Jûsan-nin renzoku bôkôma / Serial Rapist (1978) Kôji Wakamatsu, Kumiko Araki, Mayuko Hino, Kayoko Sugi, Horror, Erotic
Shi no toge / The Sting of Death (1990) Kôhei Oguri, Keiko Matsuzaka, Ittoku Kishibe, Midori Kiuchi, Drama
Period drama set in the 1950’s about a couple isolating themselves from the outside world as they attempt to salvage their faltering marriage, no matter what the costs, after the husband has an affair.
The Killing Machine (1975) Noribumi Suzuki, Shin’ichi Chiba, Yutaka Nakajima, Makoto Satô, Action, Drama
Sonny Chiba plays the character referred to as “Mr Soh”, who is based on the true life founder of Shorinji Kempo, Doshin So. Mr Soh has been acting as a secret agent in Manchuria during the Japanese occupation.