25timesasecond: great Japan + South Korea coverage of film
Watchlist: The Boxer (1977)
Year: 1977 Directed: Shuji Terayama Genre: Drama Runtime: 1h 38m Cast: Bunta Sugawara: Joji Hayabusa, ex-boxer Kentarô Shimizu: Tetsuo Tenma, the boxer Harukawa Masumi: Harumi Yoko Natsuki: Mizue Keiko Niitaka: Galacia the Prostitute Yoko Ran: Ine Yutaka Nemoto: Toshio Takeshi Wakamatsu: Ikkaku Salvador Tali: Uncle Totta Toshihiko Hino: Dwarf Plot / Synopsis In mid-career, while...
Zerachin Shiruba Love Directed: Kazumi Kurigami Genre: Thriller Runtime: 01:27:58 Cast: Masatoshi Nagase, Rie Miyazawa, Yuki Amami, Koji Yakusho Synopsis / Plot “DVD release from erotic suspence film “Gelatin Silver Love” starring Masatoshi Nagase (”Sakuran”, Rie Miyazawa (”Hana Yori mo Nao”, Yuki Amami (”The Magic Hour”, and Koji Yakusho (”Tokyo Sonata”. Based on script written by...
On my watchlist: Nobody to Watch Over Me (2008)
aka: Dare mo mamotte kurenai Japan’s entry for the Academy Awards. Year: 2008 Directed: Ryoichi Kimizuka Genre: Drama Runtime: 01:58:31 Cast: Koichi Sato, Mirai Shida, Ryuhei Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Kuranosuke Sasaki, Yoshino Kimura Synopsis / Plot A 15-year-old middle school girl is picked up at school by the police when her elder 18-year-old brother is arrested on suspicion of...
City of Life and Death: gripping, breathtaking...
I was blown away by Lu Chuan’ CITY OF LIFE AND DEATH (南京！南京！) From the P.R.: With his third film, acclaimed Mainland writer/director/executive producer Lu Chuan (THE MISSING GUN, MOUNTAIN PATROL: KEKEXILI) has created a stunning epic film, shot in luminous black and white, that recounts the true story of the 1937 Japanese occupation of China’s capital Nanking and the heroic defiance of...
NORWEGIAN WOOD …Vietnamese-French director Tran Anh Hung (“I Come With the...– Murakami’s “Norwegian Wood” being adapted to film - Tokyograph (via chickenbrothel)