Iyo is a teenage girl from a bourgeois family living nearby the Sea of Japan. Read More »
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When Tamiya Iyemon joins the Asano Clan, he brings with him a legacy of death. Read More »
Three old gangsters pull off one last heist to raise much-needed cash for their various debts. Read More »
Sanmon yakusha / By Player (2000) Kaneto Shindô, Naoto Takenaka, Keiko Oginome, Hideko Yoshida, Drama, Romance
Film inspired by the life of Japanese actor Taiji Tonoyama, with whom Kaneto Shindo had worked on many occasions, with the help of archive images and fragments of the most famous films of the director. The actress Nobuko Otowa adds dialogues facing the camera, as if she was talking to Tonoyama and remembering together old episodes of the interpreter, a past marked by alcoholism and a hectic sex life.
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