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: 50
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.
11 May 1990
A collection of magical tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.
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.
17 April 1993
This film tells the story of professor Uehida Hyakken-sama (1889-1971), in Gotemba, around the forties.
31 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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
20 June 2009
In 1907, a group of men climb an unconquered peak in the last unmapped region of Japan.
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.
30 January 1988
The reincarnation of a 10th century Japanese general haunts 1920s Tokyo
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.
20 November 1959
Kaji, having lost his exemption from military service by protecting Chinese prisoners from unjust punishment, has now been conscripted into the Japanese Kwantung Army.
01 May 1969
A guilt-haunted samurai warrior attempts to stop a massacre taking place.
13 August 1966
Our hero Zatoichi sails to one of the distant islands to begin a pilgrimage to a total of 88 Shinto shrines.
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.
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.
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.
17 March 2007
Coming of age story about a boy and his mother.
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.
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.
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.
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.
11 September 2010
Shimizu Yuichi (portrayed by the wonderful Tsumabuki Satoshi) is a shy and lonely day laborer looking for love.
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.
31 December 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.
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.
11 April 1992
The final feature by Hiroshi Teshigahara. A direct sequel to his preceding film, Rikyu (1989).
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.
01 May 2001
Japanese film icon Ken Takakura, who has starred in over 100 films, stars in this elegiac look at war and remembrance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
16 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.
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.
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.
01 April 1991
An auto repairman's daughter questions him about what happened to her aunt during the war, but the father remains reticent.
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.
25 April 1992
A headmaster and a novelist, looking for inspiration, regard a strange natural phenomenon before sharing stories of their own.
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.
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.
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.
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.
19 December 1972
The struggle of a young man and boys who try to create the environment where they can speak their minds freely.
29 October 1971
After going to prison for croaking 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.