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Masatoshi Nagase

Masatoshi Nagase

Date of Birth: Jul 15, 1966

Country: Japan

Total Credits at Criticker: 43 (Actor)

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    Akai yuki (2019)
    On a small island somewhere in northern Japan, a child has disappeared. Although just a small village, apparently no one knows anything, and the case is closed. But thirty years later a journalist decides to start a new investigation at his own risk. Captivating mystery set in a village that seems doomed to be buried under a thick layer of snow, sorrows and lies. (Camera Japan)
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    Bolt (2019)
    A large earthquake strikes a part of Japan. The shaking loosens a bolt at a nuclear power plant causing coolant to begin leaking from the pipes of a pressure control tank. A man and his colleague go to tighten the bolt, but this catastrophe will act as the trigger that throws the man's life into chaos. (JFDB)
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    Vision (2018)
    Binoche plays a French essayist who visits Nara, Kawase’s birthplace and long-time base, where she encounters Nagase’s character, a mysterious mountain man who connects with her despite barriers of language and culture. (variety.com)
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    Our Time Will Come (2017)
    1941. Hong Kong is under Japanese occupation. The anti-Japanese Dongjiang guerilla unit is tasked with rescuing cultural figures and extracting them from the besieged city.
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    Radiance (2017)
    Misako is a passionate writer of film versions for the visually impaired. At a screening, she meets Nakamori, an older photographer who is slowly losing his eyesight. Misako soon discovers Nakamori's photographs, who will strangely bring her back to her past. Together, they will learn to see the radiant world that was invisible to her eyes. (mk2 films)
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    Happiness (2016)
    A man owns a helmet which makes you remember your happiest moment of your live. What could be wrong with such innocent object?
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    64: Part II (2016)
    In 2002, Yoshinobu Mikami, an ex-detective who was assigned as the investigator of the "Rokuyon" case 14years ago, moves as a Public Relations Officer in the Police Affairs Department against his will. As a newly assigned Public Relations Officer, he was troubled with the relation between the reporters, new case has occurred. And that new case traced "Rokuyon" case exactly. (letterboxd)
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    64: Part I (2016)
    1989 is the 64 Shouwa year in the Japanese calendar, thus the unsolved girl kidnapping-murder case is called "64(rokuyon)" that got up in this year in Criminal Investigation Department in the Prefectural Police Department. And 14 years were over as the prefecture's police to be unsolved greatest stain, and statute of limitations approached it. (imdb)
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    Paterson (2016)
    Set in the present in Paterson, New Jersey, this is a tale about a bus driver and poet. (imdb)
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    Sweet Bean (2015)
    The "manager" of a pancake stall finds himself confronted with an odd but sympathetic elderly lady looking for work. A taste of her home-made bean jelly convinces him, starting a relationship that is about much more than just street food. (imdb)
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    Kano (2014)
    A Taiwanese high school baseball team travels to Japan in 1931 to compete in a national tournament.
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    Smuggler (2011)
    Stuck with a wrongly accrued yakuza debt, failed actor Kinuta (Satoshi Tsumabuki) gets a loan from a mysterious goth-Lolita banker, but in order to repay it he must work with silent tough guy Joe (Masatoshi Nagase) and his leprechaun-like sidekick, transporting sensitive items in the dead of night for shady clients with lots of yen. (Mubi.com)
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    Gelatin Silver, Love (2009)
    Masatoshi Nagase plays a photographer hired to secretly follow a mysterious woman (Rie Miyazawa). Observing and shooting photos of her day in and day out from an apartment across from hers, he slowly becomes obsessed with her, and even attempts to get information about her from his client (Koji Yakusho). One day, he snaps a strange photo of the woman at a car wreck. Soon after, he hears about a serial murder case... (YesAsia)
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    Buyusenki Battle Chronicles (2008)
    When the leader of a vicious yakuza motorcycle gang gives up his violent ways to start a family, an act of brutal treachery transforms him into a force of pure vengeance. Armed with swords and baseball bats, the "Buyusenki" gang takes what they please as they terrorize the Kanto region. But their leader, Kyosuke Jinnai, has grown tired of the violence. In a bid to start a new life with his pregnant girlfriend, Kyosuke turns his back on the gang - a decision that will come back to haunt him whenï (rottentomatoes)
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    Funuke domo, kanashimi no ai wo misero (2007)
    Traumatic incidents, conflicts, and bloody quarrels awaiting the Funuke family members who return home to bury their parents. (imdb)
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    Sakuran (2006)
    Based on manga writer/artist Anno Moyoco's "joyosei" (young woman's) comic series "Sakuran", the story tells of a young girl sold to a brothel in the red-light district of Yoshiwara by her indifferent mother (during the late Edo period) and her struggles to adapt to life as a Oiran (courtesan). (IMDB Comments)
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    Tenshi ni Naru Houhou (2005)
    One day, an angel materializes before Kato's eyes. While the angel seems like an average girl with a passion for gin and lime, she sports a pair of big white wings. Only lonely-hearted people can see her. She may seem ordinary, but this angel touches hearts and transforms lives (imdb)
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    The Hidden Blade (2004)
    Munezo Katagiri (Nagase), an honest and low ranking samurai is trapped in a state of personal and professional imbalance. Secretly in love with his family's maid, Kie (Tabata), Munezo begins an uneasy courtship with her, knowing that a relationship is impossible. Raised to respect traditions from the past and the demanding moral code of the samurai, circumstances have now forced Munezo to look to the future... (Tartan Films)
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    Loved Gun (2004)
    Lives of a young girl and a hitman crosses paths, as both have their agendas and ghosts from their pasts haunting them.
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    Dead End Run (2003)
    3 short stories of how the guys found themselves at the dead end. in the first part a guy kills a girl by mistake and this is the first sight love. The second one is a psychological duel, and the final story is about who wants to die most
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    The Sea Is Watching (2002)
    In the 19th century a young samurai ducks into a brothel after an illegal fight and a young prostitute helps him evade the authorities. When he befriends her and tells her she can remake herself despite her profession she comes to believe he loves and will marry her. The other prostitutes unite to support her in her expected happiness. Though things don't turn out as she expected, in the midst of a fierce storm and flood love saves the young woman from a watery grave. (eiga.wikia.com)
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    Suicide Club (2002)
    A detective is trying to find the cause of a string of suicides. (imdb)
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    Shiritsu tantei Hama Maiku: Namae no nai mori (2002)
    A detective down on his luck is sent to retrieve a girl from a mysterious resort-cum-cult-commune.
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    Stereo Future (2001)
    Keisuke, an aspiring samurai-movie actor lands a major role in a new film, but must contend with a director who has nothing but scorn for him, but who continually fawns over the film's obnoxious ham of a star. Meanwhile, Keisuke has been dumped by his girlfriend, Eri, after she becomes heartbroken when he considers working full-time as a bar manager rather than pursuing his dream... (imdb)
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    Pistol Opera (2001)
    An assassin fends off numerous attacks from her comrades, who are trying to move up in rank by killing off the competition.
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    0cm4 (2001)
    0cm4 (2001) - Short Film
    A color-blind man decides to have an operation to cure his vision. (imdb)
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    Electric Dragon 80.000 V (2001)
    A young boy gets jolted with electricity as he's climbing a tall cable pylon. As he gets older, he experiences intense fits of violence in which bolts of electricity burt from his fists. Elsewhere in Tokyo, there is an electronics wizard who also happens to be a vigilante with a taste for electric weapons. When the pair catch each other's attention, the result is a battle that will light up the city. (imdb)
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    Gojo reisenki: Gojoe (2000)
    Benkei, a master fighter and killer, vows never to take another life after his conversion to Buddhism. His faith in pacifism, however, is shaken and ultimately broken by the attacks from a trio of fighters known only as "the demons". Taking up his sword once more, he sets out to end their murderous terror. (imdb)
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    Enclosed Pain (2000)
    An up-and-coming female writer and her younger brother are tied together by memories of their past, but she wants to escape her memories and starts writing them down. (kinoaero.cz/en/film/3007/Enclosed-Pain/)
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    Party 7 (2000)
    Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive boyfriend, the mob soldier sent to retrieve the briefcase, another mobster sent to kill them, master voyeur Captain Banana and his new apprentice, The Mister Yellow. (imdb)
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    Glassy Ocean (1998)
    Glassy Ocean (1998) - Short Film
    On what apparently is a parallel world, time flows in a much slower pace than normal. The ocean remains on a solid state of matter as the eccentric individuals who inhabit this land casually wander over it. (imdb)
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    Beautiful Sunday (1998)
    Tetsuya Nakajima directs this black comedy about Sunday, that day of rest. Constructed like Grand Hotel, the film interweaves the lives of an assorted collection of oddball Tokyoites living in the same apartment building. (KG)
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    Berlin (1997)
    When a woman whose job is to professionally date men disappears suddenly a TV crew who wanted to film a documentary about women like her begin searching for her. Coincidentally, a salaryman who saw the disappeared woman and wants to meet her again is found and joins the crew. Together they follow the clues. She has an amulet, which looks like a small bag, which she always hangs from her neck. It contains a piece of the Berlin wall.
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    The Trap (1996)
    In the movie, Maiku Hama (Masatoshi Nagase) is finally making it big in the detective biz. Financially well off and up to his neck in new clientele, things seem to be looking up. However, when he receives a strange request from a hooded character, "I want you to look for me". Never one to back down from a challenge, Hama gets mixed up in the work of a serial killer that has Yokohama paralyzed with fear. (eigapedia.com)
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    Stairway to the Distant Past (1995)
    Stairway to the Distant Past is a witty, action-packed homage/spoof to French New Wave cinema, American film noir, and Japanese gangster films. Private Detective Mike Hama is practically homeless. Things change, however, with the arrival of Lily, a beautiful and mysterious stripper whose true identity may hold the secret to Mike's past. Hayashi brings part two of his acclaimed series to life with vivid color and graphic violence captured in an ironic and highly stylized way. (rottentomatoes.com)
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    Cold Fever (1995)
    Hirata finds himself canceling his vacation plans to Hawaii when his grandfather reminds him of his duty to his parents... (imdb)
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    The Most Terrible Time in My Life (1994)
    The place is the down side of Yokohama. The atmosphere is international and the action fast. The hero is Maiku Hama - a delinquent turned private eye who operates out of the second floor of the local movie theater. (Tidepoint Pictures)
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    Tora-san Makes Excuses (1992)
    During his stay in a seaside village, Japan's favorite drifter meets a lonely female barber with marriage on her mind.
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    Autumn Moon (1992)
    A young Japanese man traveling in Hong Kong strikes up a friendship with a young Chinese woman. Through their story, the subtle relationships between generations and the clash between Asian cultures are explored with warmth, charm and humor. (HKFlix)
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    Musuko (1991)
    Tetsuo is a young man living in Tokyo, who falls in love with a deaf-mute factory girl. (imdb)
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    Tales of the Bizarre (1990)
    A series of anthology-style programs featuring strange tales which originally ran on Fuji TV, hosted by the famous comedian, Tamori.
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    Mystery Train (1989)
    A Japanese couple obsessed with 1950s America goes to Memphis because the male half of the couple emulates Carl Perkins... (imdb)
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    Shonben Rider (1983)
    In this somewhat confusing action-adventure story aimed at a teen audience, a group of young men and women take on a gang who has kidnapped one of their friends. (nytimes.com)
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