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Nenji Kobayashi

Nenji Kobayashi

Date of Birth: Feb 7, 1943

Country: Japan

Biography: He won the award for best supporting actor at the 23rd Japan Academy Prize for Poppoya

Total Credits at Criticker: 25 (Actor)

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    Tora-san, Welcome Back (2019)
    The 50th film in Tora-san series to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the series. The adult Mitsuo, Tora-san's nephew, who runs into Izumi, his first love, whom he had once promised to marry. The familiar faces of Kurumaya Cafe, which Tora-san's family ran in Shibamata, also return. Catching up with old friends, it is always their dearest memories of Tora-san which everyone shares on such occasions.
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    Tax Inspector Madogiwa Taro: Case File 31 (2016)
    Taro Madobe was once a wonderful elite tax inspector of the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau. However, due to a certain incident five years ago he was transferred to the Setagaya Minami Tax Office. In the series Madobe uncovers political and business corruption. This episode: A man is murdered after stealing documents from the Olympic department of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
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    Tokyo kazoku (2013)
    An elderly couple who have lived in a remote village for many years already, bring a visit to their three grown children in the big city of Tokyo. (imdb)
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    Saiyûki (2007)
    On the way to India to collect ancient holy scrolls, the sacred priest, Tripitaka and his loyal band of followers led by monkey are implored by a mysterious princess to protect her people from a powerful demon warlord, king gold horn and his tyrannical brother, king silver horn.
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    Love and Honor (2006)
    Shinnojo, a low level samurai, lives with his pretty, dutiful and loyal wife Kayo. He has come to find his position in a castle as a food-taster for a feudal lord to be boring and pointless, and talks about opening a kendo school open to boys of all castes where he can teach the use of the sword... (imdb)
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    Café Lumière (2003)
    A residential neighborhood in Tokyo, 2003. Yoko, a freelance writer researching musical legend Jiang Ewn-Ye, befriends Hajime, the owner of a secondhand bookstore. They spend many hours together in the district's coffee shops and train stations. Yoko feels she can tell the quiet, calm Hajime anything. When she is with him, she experiences an unusual peace of mind, a calmness of spirit. For his part, Hajime loves Yoko profoundly, but remains silent... (Wild Bunch)
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    The Twilight Samurai (2002)
    A family drama set in the late nineteenth century Japan, as the feudal Shogun period was giving way to the Meiji Restoration. (Empire Pictures)
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    The Firefly (2001)
    A World War II pilot (Ken Takakura) reflects on the friendships he forged in the past. (google)
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    Railroad Man (1999)
    A railway stationmaster at a dying end-of-the-line village in Hokkaido is haunted by memories of his dead wife and daughter. When the railroad line is scheduled to be closed, he is offered a job at a hotel, but he is emotionally unable to part with his career as a railroader. His life takes a turn when he meets a young woman with an interest in trains who resembles his daughter.
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    Gakko III (1998)
    A widow who has raised her autistic son decides to return to school.
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    Free and Easy 9 (1997)
    Hama-chan's sales department gets a new supervisor, a hard-working taskmaster that's the very opposite of carefree, irresponsible Hama-chan. The veteran employee decides to find his boss, a divorced father, a new wife. The supervisor loves a bar hostess "mama-san," but is unable to confess his true feelings until Hama-chan comes to his rescue.
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    Happy Wedding (1991)
    There is a woman. She has a mother. She does not have a father. Mother wants her daughter married. Mother wants the marriage to be arranged. Mother wants a successful and rich son-in-law. Daughter is uninterested. Daughter recruits a coworker to pretend they are dating. Daughter and coworker have chemistry. Could you guess what follows?
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    Kare no ootobai, kanojo no shima (1986)
    Nobuhiko Obayashi directed this 1986 film based on the novel of the same title by Yoshio Kataoka. His stylish direction uses B/W and colour photography. It stars Kiwako Harada (this marks her movie debut, and she has a nude scene which was quite a sensation when it came out). (poorafilmy.com)
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    Ballad of Narayama (1983)
    In a small village in a valley everyone who reaches the age of 70 must leave the village and go to a certain mountain top to die. If anyone should refuse he/she would disgrace their family. Old Orin is 69. This winter it is her turn to go to the mountain. But first she must make sure that her eldest son Tatsuhei finds a wife. (imdb)
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    Mosquito on the Tenth Floor (1983)
    "Mosquito on the Tenth Floor" centers around a police officer and his out-of-control life style. (asianmediawiki)
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    Konoko no nanatsu no oiwai ni (1982)
    The palmist "blue-moth (Seiga)" is rumored to manipulate the Japanese political and business from behind. Journalist Omoda had inquired into the "blue-moth" but is killed. Sudo who is Omoda's juniors of the newspaper he used to be in took over Omoda's work. (imdb)
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    Suspicion (1982)
    When her husband dies in an accident, a rough-mouthed former bar hostess is suspected of murder and insurance fraud. In this courtroom drama she is defended by a lawyer who is a cool and elegant business woman.
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    Farewell to the Land (1982)
    The main character blames himself for the deaths of his two sons in a boating accident and leaves his wife and parents behind. He takes on a mistress, to the shame of his family, and he pops stimulants to keep up with his work schedule as a truck driver. Growing increasingly irritable and irrational, he goes through various conflicts with his brother, his colleagues, his boss, and his wife. (mubi.com)
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    Aiju: yaru! (1981)
    Erotic revenge-drama set in the port of Yokohama.
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    Kuruizaki sanda rodo (1980)
    A young man takes over a biker gang when the old boss leaves.
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    Winter
    A thug is released after fifteen years in prison for the murder of a yakuza gang boss. Things were never going to be simple and bygones were never going to be bygones of course, but to make matters more complicated the murdered boss had a young daughter upon his death. Will it be a case of vengeance? (imdb)
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    Inugami no tatari (1977)
    In a rural village with a poorly understood but long standing curse from the Dog God, outsiders from a major Tokyo mining corporation scouting for uranium destroy a small shrine and crush a dog under their jeep wheels. After one of the mining company employees marries the daughter of a prominent member of the village, the Dog God's wrath boils over and people start to die.
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    Onna gokumon chou: hikisakareta nisou (1977)
    This weird mixture of period splatter movie and Japanese nunsploitation is about a girl called Omino, a young woman who flees from her master and ends up in a convent full of man-hating, murderous nuns. (bulletsnbabesdvd.com forum)
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    Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41 (1972)
    Matsu, known to the prisoners as Scorpian, is locked away in the bowels of the prison as revenge for disrupting the smooth operation of the prison and for her disfiguring attack on the warden... (imdb)
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    Gokuchu no kaoyaku (1968)
    The story rests on a rivalry between two yakuza families, Takeshi and Honma. Takeshi runs security at the bicycle racetrack but Honma wants to push them out. The city mayor sides with Takeshi and the council favors Honma. Toshiko is the daughter of the Takeshi boss, and Takakura a member of that crime family. Takakura is a strong upholder of the yakuza code, and that's the main theme of the story. (imdb)
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