Eiji Okada Trailers
Shin Usagi Yasei No Touhai TrailerHitodenashi no koi TrailerThe Stairway to the Distant Past Trailer
Eiji Okada (13 June 1920 Chōshi, Chiba, Japan – 14 September 1995 Japan) was a Japanese film actor. Okada served in the Japanese army during World War II, and was a miner and traveling salesman before becoming an actor.
Internationally, his best-remembered roles include Lui ("him," in French) in the film Hiroshima mon amour (1959), directed by Alain Resnais, and the entomologist Niki Junpei in Hiroshi Teshigahara's Woman in the Dunes (1964), an adaptation of Kōbō Abe's novel.
Okada was married to Aiko Wasa, with whom he ran a theatre company in Japan. He died on September 14, 1995 of heart failure, at the age of 75.
Most Popular Eiji Okada Trailers
Total trailers found: 54
21 December 1974
Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia.
10 June 1959
A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war.
15 February 1964
Jumpei Niki, a Tokyo based entomologist and educator, is in a poor seaside village collecting specimens of sand insects.
01 December 1973
Yuki's family is nearly wiped out before she is born due to the machinations of a band of criminals. These criminals kidnap and brutalize her mother but leave her alive.
15 July 1966
A businessman with a disfigured face obtains a lifelike mask from his doctor, but the mask starts altering his personality.
08 August 1970
The lovely Yuri is 24 years and not a day goes by without her parents complain that she is still unmarried.
23 July 1983
Two Japanese scientists, Ushioda and Ochi, develop a bond with their sled dogs while on an expedition in Antarctica.
10 July 1965
Years of warfare end in a Japan unified under the Tokugawa shogunate, and samurai spy Sasuke Sarutobi, tired of conflict, longs for peace.
21 April 1973
Zatoichi, the famed blind swordsman, returns to his home village for the first time in many years. He is befriended by Omiyo, who had the same wet-nurse as Zatoichi.
30 October 1964
Assassination begins with the events of 1853 when "four black ships" anchored at Edo Bay, sparking civil unrest and the major political manoeuvring that saw the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate.
02 April 1963
An intelligent, articulate scholar, Harrison MacWhite, survives a hostile Senate confirmation hearing at the hands of conservatives to become ambassador to Sarkan, a southeast Asian country where civil war threatens a tense peace.
03 June 1978
Sen Rikyu is a ceremonial tea master who advises warlord Hideyoshi in sixteenth-century feudal Japan.
18 October 1963
As her husband Eiichi becomes more entangled in his life as businessman, Naoko looks for ways to expand her own life even as her husband's life shrinks in scope and intimacy.
09 February 1991
Rin Jyoshima lost her father to death-by-gambling; years later, she's grown up in the Kosugi household and has fallen victim to gambling herself.
07 September 1974
Based on a true story, an elderly women resiliently spends nine months attempting to retrieve her husband's dead body, fighting government bureaucracy and indifference all along the way.
25 March 1967
The spaceship AAB-Gamma is dispatched from FAFC headquarters in Japan to make a landing on the planet Mars and investigate reports of UFOs in the area.
13 November 1971
Two Jesuit priests encounter persecution when they travel to Japan in the 17th century to spread Christianity and search for their mentor.
28 May 1965
Remake of Kurosawa's films Sanshiro Sugata and Sanshiro Sugata part 2. A young man, Sanshiro Sugata, troubled by personal problems, takes up judo.
23 September 1978
Taking the Chilean coup as an example, a group of young officers plan to overthrow the Japanese government on V-J Day.
18 October 1969
Masumura's 44th film capitalizes on the student unrest of the late sixties as background for a story about a 'liberated' woman.
12 June 1952
Okaasan is the story of a poor, working class mother with a sick husband who sacrifices herself to support her family in suburban Tokyo.
14 January 1967
Suzuko, a woman in her twenties who has a brother with political problems (due to communist reprisals), lives for over five years in a love affair with Tate, who plays a young lieutenant in the Army as a right-wing fundamentalist revolutionary.
06 July 2013
Shun Takeda is a high school student who gets bullied. He is forced to play Ikasama Mahjong. While playing Ikasama Mahjong, he notices a bad hand for himself and runs away.
09 January 1953
A group of Okinawan high school girls are drafted as nurses during the American invasion of the island.
03 June 1950
The critical establishment was clearly not prepared to accept a woman's prison film featuring former prostitutes recovering from venereal diseases, unwanted pregnancies, and estranged lovers.
20 February 1977
Utamaro was an artist who lived in Edo (which was later to become modern-day Tokyo) in the late 18th century.
01 May 1968
Pinku from 1968.
24 February 1978
At a seaside city somewhere in the Tohoku area, the corpses of Nozomi, daughter of an affluent family, and Yamazaki, son of an engineer at the local nuclear power-plant, are found tied-to on a beach, as if they intended to commit double suicide.
13 April 1968
Pinku from 1968.
28 October 1995
Movie adaptation of a novel by Rampo Edogawa.
11 October 1955
Christ in Bronze is a 1955 black-and-white Japanese film directed by Minoru Shibuya. It was entered into the 1956 Cannes Film Festival.
12 February 1955
The story of a group of young people who organise their own travelling symphony orchestra to provide music for people living in remote villages shortly after the war.
02 January 1953
The film shows the bombing of Hiroshima and the horrific aftermath following the detonation of an atomic bomb on humans for the first time in history.
15 November 1980
Adaptation of a 1956 novel by Yukio Mishima.
18 March 1995
Broke, his vintage Nash convertible repossessed, private eye Mike Hama is reduced to combing the mean streets of the Yokohama waterfront on a borrowed bicycle.
24 May 1964
After her mother runs away from home, Tomoko is raised to be a geisha. One day Tomoko meets her mother in a red-light district in Tokyo and her life deeply gets in trouble.
14 November 1956
Second film in the Boy Detectives Club series.
21 March 1950
Saburo and Keiko fall in love with each other but the tide of the war separates them.
07 November 1956
First film in the Boy Detectives Club series.
29 March 1963
Van Hekken, an old gangster, arrives in Tokyo to direct a bank hold-up in order to get a very valuable diamond.
02 June 1979
Korean girl loses her beloved dog while moving with her family.
10 December 1952
Just before the end of the war, Japanese soldier Kitani is released from prison, having served his term for theft.
10 May 1960
Sheriff Goro goes undercover to investigate drug smugglers.
28 May 1957
Fourth film in the Boy Detectives Club series.
22 November 1954
An ethical, young tax collector new to his area encounters increasingly absurd individuals and groups coping with their post-war woes.
23 November 1978
UFOs appear on Earth, and people who actually see them suddenly find that their blood has turned blue.
07 June 1971
Directed by Kô Nakahira
15 July 1978
A family of foxes fight to survive against the harsh but beautiful backdrop of Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost island.
31 May 1975
Nakadai is an English teacher at a local school. He’s put-upon like the patron figure of dozens of films and televisions shows.
12 June 1976
The story of an orphan girl, brought up in naive, rustic innocence by an elderly relative, who is suddenly exposed to the brutality, greed and deceptiveness of the outside world when her grandmother dies.
28 December 1974
The film deals with the recruitment of racecar driver Jiro Miki (Kusakari) and his dog, Cheetah, to a group of people who use ESP, psychokinesis, and other special mental abilities to fight crime.
26 June 1976
Japanese crime film.