Tag Archives: Yukiyo Toake

Kono ko wo nokoshite / Children of Nagasaki (1983) Keisuke Kinoshita, Gô Katô, Yukiyo Toake, Chikage Awashima, Drama, War

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In Nagasaki, Japan, on 09 August 1945, at 11:02 AM, 80.000 dead and thousand of persons wounded or contaminated by radiation were victims of one of the most hideous crimes of the mankind history. This low-budget movie is a dramatization of this deplorable event, based on the report of one of the survivors of the ‘day after’ of Nagasaki.
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Hana ichimonme / Gray Sunset (1985) Shunya Itô, Yukiyo Toake, Minoru Chiaki, Teruhiko Saigô, Yumiko Nogawa, Drama

Gray Sunset (1985)
Gray Sunset is a 1985 Japanese film directed by Shunya Ito. It was Japan’s submission to the 58th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee. It won the award for Best Film at the Japan Academy Prize ceremony. Grandfather Fuyukichi Takano, a former university professor, gets fired from his museum job when he is affected by Alzheimer’s disease, but his affliction serves to deepen family ties.
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