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In 1971, he co-directed with Kunio Suzuki the fiction film "Lost Lovers" (Arakajime Ushinawareta Koibitotachi yo) for Art Theatre Guild, which starred
and Kaori Momoi.
had background in the live theater, and made a name for himself in "Roman porno" for psychologically unbalanced characters. Besides "Watcher in the Attic", another of his major roles is in Tatsumi Kumashiro's "Woman with Red Hair" (1979), also starring Junko Miyashita. He later regularly appeared in old yakuza roles in the films of Takashi Miike and others.
It was chosen as the 2nd Best Film at the 12th Yokohama Film Festival. Keizō Kanie also won the Award for Best Actor.
won the Award for Best Supporting Actor at the 14th Japan Academy Prize and Yoshio Harada was nominated for Best Actor.
To promote the film, Ren Osugi and
appeared as their characters in Tokyo promoting themselves as members of the Dai-Shocker Party, tying in with the House of Representatives of Japan election of 2009. Also for the film, 7-Eleven stores in Japan have contests to win "All Riders vs. Dai-Shocker" collectibles, in addition to selling special "Kamen Rider Decade" merchandise with "Ganbaride" cards and Heisei Rider 10th Anniversary merchandise.
Masahiro Inoue, who portrayed Keigo Atobe in the "Prince of Tennis" musicals, was cast in the lead role for "Decade" as Tsukasa Kadoya/Kamen Rider Decade. Also involved was Kanna Mori as Natsumi Hikari, and
as Natsumi's grandfather Eijiro Hikari. Another member of the cast was Tatsuhito Okuda as the mysterious Narutaki. The world of "Kamen Rider Kuuga", as well as most of the other Rider Worlds, sport several characters that have been renamed and cast with different actors. Ryouta Murai was cast as Yusuke Onodera who is the series' version of Kuuga. Rounding up the cast was Kimito Totani who portrayed the thief Daiki Kaito/Kamen Rider Diend.
As "Decade" is billed as the 10th anniversary series of the Heisei period run of the Kamen Rider Series, the film features all ten of the lead Heisei Kamen Riders, as well as all of the Shōwa period Kamen Riders, leading to a total of 25 Riders (with three secondary Riders and three Diend-summoned Riders). Tetsuo Kurata reprises his role as Kotaro Minami and Toshiki Kashu reprises his role as Shouichi Tsugami. New actors portraying old redesigned characters include
as Doctor Shinigami and Ren Osugi as Ambassador Hell. The film also features Moe Arai as Tsukasa's sister Sayo Kadoya and Ryuichi Oura as Nobuhiko Tsukikage, Decade's incarnation of Shadow Moon. Filming began in May 2009.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 80%, based on 70 reviews, with an average rating of 7.3/10. The site's critical consensus reads: "An audacious, unsettling Japanese horror film from director Takashi Miike, Audition entertains as both a grisly shocker and a psychological drama". On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 69 out of 100, based on 19 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Ken Eisner ("Variety") gave the film a positive review. The reviewer referred to the film as a "truly shocking horror film" that was: "made even more disturbing by its haunting beauty". Geoffrey Macnab, writing in "Sight and Sound", referred to the film as a "slow-burning but ultimately devastating horror pic" and said that: "It's a virtuoso piece of film-making with much more subtlety and depth than Miike's other films". "The Hollywood Reporter" Frank Scheck described the film as: "One of the most audacious, iconoclastic horror films in recent years". Mark Schilling ("The Japan Times") praised Shiina and Ishibashi's acting, but noted that: "Among the film's few irritants is a smarmy, snarly bad guy turn by
as Asami's wheelchair-bound ballet instructor. He is a reminder of where too many other Miike films have headed – straight for the video racks". Schilling concluded that: "Miike is ready for a bigger role – as one of the leading Japanese directors of his generation".
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