NYAFF 2017: TRACES OF SIN Review - Film
Film PulseNYAFF 2017: TRACES OF SIN ReviewFilm PulseTabloid writer and disaffected journeyman Tanaka (Satoshi Tsumabuki) abruptly renews a personal investigation into the still-unsolved, brutal murder of an upperclass salary man, his wife and their child a year after the details shook the headlines of ...
Posted on 17 July 2017 | 9:54 am
Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2017 Celebrates Japan's
IZANAU (satire) (blog)Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2017 Celebrates Japan's LGBT Community ...IZANAU (satire) (blog)Japan's largest festival for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, Tokyo Rainbow Pride, concluded with its annual parade on Sunday ...and more »
Posted on 10 May 2017 | 7:16 pm
'A Day on the Planet,' 'Persona Non Grata'
The Rafu Shimpo'A Day on the Planet,' 'Persona Non Grata' at Japan Foundation LAThe Rafu ShimpoSeven friends gather at Masamichi's (Shuji Kashiwabara) house in Kyoto, where he'll soon begin graduate studies. All of them college students: Nakazawa (Satoshi Tsumabuki), his adorable girlfriend Maki (Rena Tanaka), Nakazawa's best friend Keito (Ayumi ...
Posted on 8 March 2017 | 6:52 pm
Winners Announced for the 40th Japan Academy
Arama Japan (press release) (blog)Winners Announced for the 40th Japan Academy PrizeArama Japan (press release) (blog)Sato Koichi won Best actor for the movie “64 Rokuyon Zenpen” while Tsumabuki Satoshi won Best Supporting actor for “Ikari”. He and Ayano Go played lovers in the film. Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni beats Kimi no Na Wa. for Animation Picture of the Year.
Posted on 3 March 2017 | 7:13 pm
'What a Wonderful Family!': Film Review |
Hollywood Reporter'What a Wonderful Family!': Film Review | Hawaii International Film Festival 2016Hollywood ReporterStill cranking out features well into his 80s, renowned Japanese director Yoji Yamada has a few moves left yet, releasing both What a Wonderful Family! and period drama Nagasaki: Memories of My Son (Japan's 2016 foreign-language Oscar submission) ...
Posted on 2 December 2016 | 3:24 pm
2015 Japanese Film Festival, August 19-23
The Wakana family's mother, Reiko (Harada Mieko), has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. Sons Kosuke (Tsumabuki Satoshi) and Shunpei (Ikematsu Sosuke) are bewildered when her high-interest debt and father Katsuaki (Nagatsuka Kyozo)'s hefty loans come to light.
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 2:25 am
Tsumabuki Satoshi and Fukatsu Eri Going to
Actor Tsumabuki Satoshi and actress Fukatsu Eri have just visited the 34th "Festival des Films du Monde" in Montreal, one of the largest movie festivals on the North American continent, for the presentation of their movie "Akunin", which stars the both of ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 10:00 am
The World of Kanako
A heavy drinker and prone to outbursts of anger and violence, Akikazu is questioned by younger former colleague Asai (Tsumabuki Satoshi) but has nothing to add to the mystery. Akikazu is then called by his ex-wife Kiriko (Kurosawa Asuka), who says their ...
Posted on 22 April 2015 | 12:02 pm
Baseball film hits home run at VIFF 2014
The Ishii Yuya-directed movie received its world premiere at the festival, and generated a mob scene when stars Tsumabuki Satoshi and Kamenashi Kazuya strolled the red carpet. The award was announced on Friday (October 10) prior to the gala closing night ...
Posted on 12 October 2014 | 9:35 pm
Four Indian films including ‘Mary Kom’
The film stars Tsumabuki Satoshi. The festival will have films from 45 countries, including more than 60 films from Asia. With the Vancouver festival downsizing its Asian lineup, Hawaii is now one of the largest showcases for Asian cinema in North America.
Posted on 6 October 2014 | 11:18 am