Synonyms for tsutomu_yamazaki or Related words with tsutomu_yamazaki
Examples of "tsutomu_yamazaki"
The 2006 American/Japanese movie "The Ramen Girl", in which a girl played by Brittany Murphy learns how to make ramen, contains many references to "Tampopo", including a cameo by
Motoki, by then in his early 40s and having built a reputation as a realist, was cast as Daigo. Veteran actor
was selected for the role of Sasaki; Takita had worked with Yamazaki on "We Are Not Alone" (1993). Although the character of Mika was initially planned as being the same age as Daigo, the role went to pop singer Ryōko
"The Funeral" was the writing and directing debut of Itami Juzo, and was an enormous success in Japan. It won five Japanese Academy Awards in 1985, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Actor for
. It was nominated in a further five categories and also came first in the annual "Kinema Junpo" critics' poll.
Shokichi Amamiya (Hideji Otaki) is a difficult 69-year-old man, married to Kikue (Kin Sugai). He dies suddenly of a heart attack, and it falls to his daughter Chizuko (Nobuko Miyamoto) and son-in-law Wabisuke Inoue (
) to organize the funeral at their house.
The production and consumption of ramen was a large part of the 1985 Japanese comedy film "Tampopo" by director Juzo Itami. Two truck drivers, Goro and Gun (
and Ken Watanabe), help the widowed Tampopo (Nobuko Miyamoto) with her failing ramen shop. Food in every aspect of life is the overarching theme, but the art of good ramen is touched upon several times throughout the film as Goro and Gun help her learn how to make the best ramen.
One year after leaving Toho, Kōchi did her formal study of acting with
and Kumi Mizuno and joined the troupe. She then debuted as a stage actress in William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Her subsequent movie appearances have been reduced as a result and she mostly performed on stage (including The Merchant of Venice and Macbeth), while occasionally performing in television commercials as well as drama (including her role as Shōko Tsunashi in from 1972 to 1973 with co-star Kiyoshi Kodama).
"Supporting performers" (in alphabetical order): Minoru Chiaki, Kamatari Fujiwara, Bokuzen Hidari, Fumiko Homma, Hisashi Igawa, Yunosuke Ito, Kyoko Kagawa, Daisuke Kato, Isao Kimura, Kokuten Kodo, Akitake Kono, Yoshio Kosugi, Koji Mitsui, Seiji Miyaguchi, Eiko Miyoshi, Nobuo Nakamura, Akemi Negishi, Denjiro Okochi, Noriko Sengoku, Gen Shimizu, Ichiro Sugai, Haruo Tanaka, Akira Terao, Eijirō Tōno, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Kichijiro Ueda, Atsushi Watanabe, Isuzu Yamada,
and Yoshitaka Zushi.
Daigo finds an advertisement for a job "assisting departures". Assuming it to be a job in a travel agency, he goes to the interview at the NK Agent office and learns from the secretary, Yuriko Kamimura (Kimiko Yo), that he will be preparing bodies for cremation in a ceremony known as encoffinment. Though reluctant, Daigo is hired on the spot and receives a cash advance from his new boss, Sasaki (
). Daigo is furtive about his duties and hides the true nature of the job from Mika.
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