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Sanmon yakusha (original title)
Film inspired by the life of Japanese actor Taiji Tonoyama, with whom Kaneto Shindo had worked on many occasions, with the help of archive images and fragments of the most famous films of ... See full summary »

Director:

Kaneto Shindô

Writers:

Kaneto Shindô (book), Kaneto Shindô (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Naoto Takenaka ... Taiji Tonoyama
Keiko Oginome Keiko Oginome ... Kimie
Hideko Yoshida Hideko Yoshida ... Taiji's wife
Nobuko Otowa ... Okaji
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mitsuko Baishô Mitsuko Baishô
Moeko Ezawa Moeko Ezawa
Hisako Hara Hisako Hara
Daijirô Harada Daijirô Harada
Maiko Kawakami Maiko Kawakami
Katsumi Kiba Katsumi Kiba
Rinko Kikuchi
Kirina Mano Kirina Mano
Yutaka Matsushige
Kuriko Namino Kuriko Namino
Terumi Niki Terumi Niki
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Film inspired by the life of Japanese actor Taiji Tonoyama, with whom Kaneto Shindo had worked on many occasions, with the help of archive images and fragments of the most famous films of the director. The actress Nobuko Otowa adds dialogues facing the camera, as if she was talking to Tonoyama and remembering together old episodes of the interpreter, a past marked by alcoholism and a hectic sex life. Written by jsanchez

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

2 December 2000 (Japan) See more »

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