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Cast (feature film)

1.
Hikarigoke (1992) as Judge
A local headmaster relates to a famous novelist the story of shipwrecked and starving soldiers driven to cannibalism.
2.
Until the End of the World (1991) as Mr Mori
Two fugitives run off with a machine that records dreams.
3.
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990) as 103 Year-Old-Man (Village Of The Water Mills)
In eight dream sequences, the great Japanese director explores his preoccupations with matters of life, death and art.
4.
Otokowa Tsuraiyoo Toraijiro Kokoro no Tabiji (1989) as Gozen-Sama--High Buddhist Priest
Tora-San is persuaded to travel outside Japan to Vienna where he develops a terminal case of home sickness.
5.
Otoko wa tsuraiyo: Torajiro Salada kinenbi (1988)
Tora-san falls in love with a beautiful doctor in this fortieth entry in the popular Tora-san series.
6.
Taxing Woman's Return, A (1988) as Retired Monk
The sequel to "A Taxing Woman" further examines the bureaucracy of Japanese society, as seen through the eyes of a female tax collection investigator.
7.
Kinema No Tenchi (1986) as Tomo
8.
Sorekara (1986) as Father
9.
Tokyo-Ga (1985)
German filmmaker Wim Wenders travels to Japan to discover the remnants of Yasujiro Ozu's (1903-63) Tokyo.
10.
Tokyo-Ga (1985)
German filmmaker Wim Wenders travels to Japan to discover the remnants of Yasujiro Ozu's (1903-63) Tokyo.
12.
Funeral, The (1984) as Priest
A lighthearted, ironic look at a family patriarch's funeral.
13.
Floating Weeds (1970) as
14.
Battle of the Japan Sea (1970) as General Nogi
15.
A Soldier's Prayer (1970) as Village elder
16.
Fight for the Glory (1970) as Yonoshin
17.
Nikudan (1968)
In the summer of 1945, a 21-year-old "human bullet" in the Kamikaze Unit sits inside a drum with a torpedo. As he floats on the oscean awaiting his death, he looks back on a short life.
18.
The Emperor and a General (1968) as Prime minister
Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the government clash over the demand from the Allies for unconditional surrender. Minister of the Army Anami leads the military officers who propose to fight on, even to the death of every Japanese citizen. Emperor Hirohito, however, joins with his ministers in asking the unthinkable, the peaceful surrender of Japan. When the military plots a coup to overthrow the Emperor's civilian government, Anami must face the choice between his desires and loyalty to his Emperor.
19.
Nihon no Ichiban Nagai Hi (1967)
Based on the true account of Japan's last 24 hours before the end of World War II. The film shows the ambivalance of top government officials and a planned coup d'etat by young military officers.
20.
Red Beard (1966) as Yasumoto's father
A tough doctor takes a young intern under his wing.
21.
Twilight Path (1965) as Tokichi Yamaki
22.
Tea and Rice (1964) as
24.
The Bad Sleep Well (1963) as Nonaka
A man seeks revenge by marrying the daughter of his father''s enemy.
25.
Bandits on the Wind (1962) as Village priest
26.
Early Autumn (1962) as
A brewery manager tries to manage his daughter''''s affairs in the wake of his wife''''s death.
27.
The Wiser Age (1962) as
28.
Autumn Afternoon, An (1962) as Shuhei Hirayama
In an increasingly Americanized postwar Tokyo, a father gives up his only daughter in marriage.
29.
30.
Late Autumn (1960) as The Uncle
A young woman and her widowed mother live together in reasonable contentment until each begins to believe she is the barrier to the other''s happiness--namely, settling down with a man.
31.
Ohayo (1959) as Their father
Two boys stop speaking until their parents will buy them a new TV.
32.
Floating Weeds (1959)
When her lover visits the mother of his child, a jealous actress plots revenge.
33.
Tokyo Twilight (1957)
Two sisters reunite with the mother they thought dead.
34.
Early Spring (1956)
Boredom at work and at home propels a young clerk into an affair with the office flirt. When his wife discovers his indiscretion, she leaves him.
35.
Tokyo Story (1953) as Old Father
An aging couple visits their children in Tokyo only to find heartache and rejection.
36.
Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice, The (1952)
Portrait of a middle-class, middle-aged marriage gone stale. When a favorite niece arrives for a visit, her romantic idealism becomes the catalyst for marital renewal.
37.
Carmen Comes Home (1951) as Principal
A satirical look at the misadventures of a strip-tease artist when she returns to her home town.
38.
Bakushu (1951)
A family chooses a match for their 28-year-old daughter, but she has her own plans.
39.
Late Spring (1949)
A spinster attached to her father makes a change in her life with the help of her sister.
40.
The Army (1944)
A sickly young man from a military family fights to earn a place in the Japanese Army.
41.
Chichi ariki (1942)
A poor schoolteacher fights to raise his son on his own.

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