Hisashi Igawa

Hisashi Igawa Trailers

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Hisashi Igawa (井川比佐志 born 17 November 1936) is a Japanese actor who has appeared in such films as Akira Kurosawa's Dodesukaden, Ran and Madadayo. He starred in Abe Kōbō's production of The Man Who Turned Into A Stick, a surrealist play, in 1969.

Most Popular Hisashi Igawa Trailers

Total trailers found: 62

Harakiri Trailer (1962)

15 September 1962

Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty.

Tampopo Trailer (1985)

23 November 1985

A pair of truck drivers happen onto a decrepit roadside fast food stop selling ramen noodles. The widowed owner, Tampopo, pleads them to help her turn her establishment into a paragon of the "art of noodle soup making".

Dreams Trailer (1990)

11 May 1990

A collection of magical tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.

Ran Trailer (1985)

01 June 1985

In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how their new-found power will corrupt them.

Madadayo Trailer (1993)

17 April 1993

This film tells the story of professor Uehida Hyakken-sama (1889-1971), in Gotemba, around the forties.

Boiling Point Trailer (1990)

15 September 1990

Masaki, a baseball player and gas-station attendant, gets into trouble with the local Yakuza and goes to Okinawa to get a gun to defend himself.

Rhapsody in August Trailer (1991)

25 May 1991

The story centers on an elderly hibakusha, who lost her husband in the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, caring for her four grandchildren over the summer.

The Face of Another Trailer (1966)

15 July 1966

A businessman with a disfigured face obtains a lifelike mask from his doctor, but the mask starts altering his personality.

Three Outlaw Samurai Trailer (1964)

13 May 1964

Shiba, a wandering ronin, encounters a band of peasants who have kidnapped the daughter of their dictatorial magistrate, in hopes of coercing from him a reduction in taxes.

Dodes'ka-den Trailer (1970)

01 October 1970

By turns tragic and transcendent, Akira Kurosawa’s film follows the daily lives of a group of people barely scraping by in a slum on the outskirts of Tokyo.

The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity Trailer (1959)

20 November 1959

As a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist struggles to maintain his determination to keep his ideals.

Bullet Ballet Trailer (1998)

12 September 1998

After his girlfriend commits suicide, a man (Shinya Tsukamoto) becomes embroiled in gang warfare attempting to obtain a gun in hopes to kill himself.

Pitfall Trailer (1962)

01 July 1962

A man wanders into a seemingly deserted town with his young son in search of work. But after a bit of bad luck, he joins the town's population of lost souls.

After the Rain Trailer (1999)

25 October 1999

A group of travelers is stranded in a small country inn when the river floods during heavy rains. As the bad weather continues, tensions rise amongst the travelers trapped at the inn.

Zatôichi's Pilgrimage Trailer (1966)

12 August 1966

Our hero Zatoichi sails to one of the distant islands to begin a pilgrimage to a total of 88 Shinto shrines.

Hachi-ko Trailer (1987)

01 August 1987

In 1924, Hidesaburō Ueno, a professor in the agriculture department at the University of Tokyo, took in Hachikō, a golden brown Akita, as a pet.

Uemura Naomi monogatari Trailer (1986)

07 June 1986

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Goyokin Trailer (1969)

01 May 1969

A guilt-haunted samurai warrior attempts to stop a massacre taking place.

Climbing to Spring Trailer (2014)

14 June 2014

Toru grew up in the Tateyama mountain ranges: alpine country. As a child, he resented the yearly trek up the mountain with his father to prepare their mountain hut for the summer season of climbers.

Midnight Diner 2 Trailer (2016)

05 November 2016

When people finish their day and hurry home, his day starts. His diner is open from midnight to seven in the morning.

Yamato Trailer (2005)

17 December 2005

Directed by Junya Sato and based on a book by Jun Henmi, "Yamato" has a framing story set in the present day and uses flashbacks to tell the story of the crew of the World War II Japanese battleship Yamato.

The Wolves Trailer (1971)

29 October 1971

After going to prison for killing the boss of the Kanno gang, Seji Iwahashi (Tatsuya Nakadai) gets released early -- only to find that his former gang has merged with the Kannos.

Villain Trailer (2010)

11 September 2010

Shimizu Yuichi (portrayed by the wonderful Tsumabuki Satoshi) is a shy and lonely day laborer looking for love.

Main Line to Terror Trailer (1975)

06 November 1975

Akiyama is an intern, disgusted with the noise pollution caused by the bullet trains and the heart attacks that noise has been causing in older hospital patients, plots to disrupt and, in ten days, destroy a unit of the operation.

47 Ronin Trailer (1994)

22 October 1994

Kon Ichikawa's retelling of the classic true story of Samurai honor. When a young clan lord is forced to commit seppuku (ritual suicide), his loyal followers (now Ronin, masterless Samurai) dedicate their lives to avenging his death.

House on Fire Trailer (1986)

12 April 1986

In the 50s, the complicated life of a popular writer who must share his life with his family, his nuk

Gassan Trailer (1979)

20 October 1979

Akira leaves for the Mt. Gassan foothills before winter's onset, visiting the local temple and interacting with the residents all while falling for fair Fumiko.

The Summit: A Chronicle Of Stones to Serenity Trailer (2009)

20 June 2009

In 1907, a group of men climb an unconquered peak in the last unmapped region of Japan.

Black Board Trailer (1986)

17 September 1986

Takeshi Yasui, a junior high school student is found dead in a river. The police investigate it as a murder related to bullying.

Letter from the Mountain Trailer (2002)

05 October 2002

As the film begins, Takao (Akira Terao) and Michiko (Kanako Higuchi) have already pulled up their Tokyo roots and moved to a village that is Takao's ancestral home.

Rikyu Trailer (1989)

15 September 1989

Late in the 1500s, an aging tea master teaches the way of tea to a headstrong Shogun. Through force of will and courageous fighting, Hideyoshi becomes Japan's most powerful warlord, unifying the country.

The Village Trailer (1976)

12 April 1976

This appears to be a labor of love. Its about a village which is given the opportunity to put on a musical.

Village of 8 Gravestones Trailer (1977)

29 October 1977

The heir to a family fortune discovers that a curse has been placed on it, put there centuries before by a band of samurai warriors.

FOUJITA Trailer (2015)

24 November 2015

A biopic of seminal 20th century artist Leonard Foujita, a contemporary of Picasso and Modigliani, who was famous for mixing up European and Japanese styles.

The Oil-Hell Murder Trailer (1992)

23 May 1992

The indolent son of an oil vendor becomes a regular customer of a prostitute, racks up a mountain of debt, and is disowned by his parents.

Luminous Moss Trailer (1992)

25 April 1992

A headmaster and a novelist, looking for inspiration, regard a strange natural phenomenon before sharing stories of their own.

Demon Pond Trailer (1979)

20 October 1979

Outside of a small village in Japan, a mysterious pond is inhabited by mythic creatures. Their story is of revenge, tragedy, and the power of real love.

Home from the Sea Trailer (1972)

27 October 1972

On a beautiful island in Seto Inner Sea, Seichi and Minko make their living by transporting rocks to construction sites by boat.

Cash Calls Hell Trailer (1966)

05 January 1966

Before leaving prison, Oida uncomfortably enters into an agreement with his cell mate: in exchange for a half-share of 30,000,000 yen, he is to assassinate three strangers given to him on a list.

Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis Trailer (1988)

30 January 1988

The reincarnation of a 10th century Japanese general haunts 1920s Tokyo

Glowing Autumn Trailer (1979)

01 January 1979

A very beautiful Japanese woman is in love with Persian carpets. She is being chased by lecherous Saburi Shin and a handsome young photographer.

Flag in the Mist Trailer (1965)

28 May 1965

When her only relative, her elder brother is accused of robbing and murdering an old woman loan-shark, pretty, young Kiriko (Chieko Baisho) travels from her home in Kyushu to Tokyo to get Japan's top lawyer to defend her brother.

Where Spring Comes Late Trailer (1970)

24 October 1970

The story is set in 1970 during the time of the first EXPO in Japan. The film’s main figure is a miner who suddenly becomes unemployed because the mine he worked in was shut down.

Farewell, Kuro Trailer (2003)

01 July 2003

Based on a true story set in Matsumoto city, Nagano, during 1960s. A stray dog wanders into a high school's grounds.

Basara: Princess Goh Trailer (1992)

11 April 1992

The final feature by Hiroshi Teshigahara. A direct sequel to his preceding film, Rikyu (1989).

Big Shots Die at Dawn Trailer (1961)

09 April 1961

An early Okamoto yakuza film, though it's not in the Underworld series (along with The Last Gunfight and The Big Boss) despite being alternatively known as "Death of the Boss.

Lost in Time Trailer (1996)

20 January 1996

A story of friendship between two women, Yae and Kiyoko. Their friendship is tested when artist Yae, who suffers from fatal illness, develops special feelings towards her best friend Kiyoko’s boyfriend Kosuke.

The Far Road Trailer (1977)

11 September 1977

Set in the time of steam locomotives and covering a period of almost 30 years, this sensitive film tells the story of the wife of a railroad worker in the northern part of Japan.

Double Suicide Of Sonezaki Trailer (1978)

29 April 1978

Suicide has long been used as a form of social protest in Japan. In this film, set in 1703, samurai culture is being transformed by the emergence of a new merchant class.

The Star of Prefecture Government Trailer (2006)

25 February 2006

Satoshi Nomura, a top-level bureaucrat of a prefecture government, has passion for his career. One day, he is hired by the fixed-term personnel exchange training between public and private businesses.

War and Youth Trailer (1991)

01 April 1991

An auto repairman's daughter questions him about what happened to her aunt during the war, but the father remains reticent.

The Class of the Sewage Canal Trailer (1972)

19 December 1972

The struggle of a young man and boys who try to create the environment where they can speak their minds freely.

Kitokito! Trailer (2007)

17 March 2007

Coming of age story about a boy and his mother.

Song of the Devil Trailer (1975)

15 August 1975

Bakyo is a talented but unsuccessful rakugo artist. The very successful Rokyu wants to take Bakyo under his wings, but Bakyo refuses, claiming that Rokyu's rakugo is compromised by the elements of kabuki.

Christmas in August Trailer (2005)

23 September 2005

A japanese remake of the South Korean film of the same name

Half a Confession Trailer (2004)

10 January 2004

Half a Confession introduces itself as a thriller and abruptly changes gears, transforming into a tale of morality with deeper insights into its characters than we had anticipated.

Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create: Dodes'ka-den Trailer (2002)

25 October 2002

Documentary made by Toho for the Masterworks reissue of all of its Kurosawa films. This one focuses on "Dodes'ka-den" (1970).

Friendship Trailer (1998)

16 May 1998

Fourteen-year old student Ayumi has leukemia and starts losing hair. She becomes depressed but receives overwhelming support from her classmates when they all shave their heads for her.

The Living Koheiji Trailer (1957)

04 August 1957

The actor Koheiji is terribly in love with the wife of his best friend, the playwright Takuro; to get her, he would even kill Takuro.

The Firefly Trailer (2001)

01 May 2001

Japanese film icon Ken Takakura, who has starred in over 100 films, stars in this elegiac look at war and remembrance.