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Frankie Sakai

  • Feb 13, 1929 - Jun 10, 1996 (age 67)
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1997
Award1997

Special Award from the Chairman

Won Japan Academy Prize …
Won Japan Academy Prize for Special Award from the Chairman.
Japan Academy Prize
1996
Frankie Sakai
PersonalJune 1996

Frankie Sakai

Frankie Sakai passed away.
Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
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Nomination1996

Outstanding Performance by an Actor in …

Nominated for "Sharaku".
Japan Academy Prize
Screenplay of the Year
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Nomination1996

Screenplay of the Year

Nominated for "Sharaku".
Japan Academy Prize
Special Planning Award
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Award1996

Special Planning Award

Won award for "Sharaku".
Japan Academy Prize
1995
Sharaku
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MovieFeb 4, 1995

Sharaku

A crippled kabuki player is taken into a strolling company of …
A crippled kabuki player is taken into a strolling company of itinerant actors. An influential publisher notices his honest, bold drawings, and nurtures him despite persecution and betrayal. The film explores the eternal relationship between artist and producer, and describes the emanicipation of a man who refuses to let himself become the plaything of power and money.
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1993
Sono kido o tootte
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MovieSep 4, 1993

Sono kido o tootte

When an amnesiac woman walks into the household of a …
When an amnesiac woman walks into the household of a young samurai no one knows what to make of the mysterious newcomer. However, with her serene beauty and hard working etiquette both the master of the house, who is engaged, and the servants soon come to admire the woman whom they have named Fusa. This changes everything. Still, Fusa and her new friends and family know nothing about her circumstance prior to her arrival.
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1987
Shinran: Path to Purity
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MovieMay 9, 1987

Shinran: Path to Purity

Shinran: Path to Purity (親鸞 …
Shinran: Path to Purity (親鸞 白い道 Shinran: Shiroi michi) is a 1987 Japanese drama film directed by Rentarō Mikuni. The film won the Jury Prize at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival.
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1986
Kokushi muso
MovieOct 25, 1986

Kokushi muso

Kokushi Muso is a 1986 comedy film written by Ryuzo …
Kokushi Muso is a 1986 comedy film written by Ryuzo Kikushima and directed by Nobuhiko Hosaka.
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1983
Arashi o yobu otoko
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MovieAug 4, 1983

Arashi o yobu otoko

Arashi o yobu otoko released.
1981
Edo Porn
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MovieSep 12, 1981

Edo Porn

The famous woodblock artist Hokusai (1760-1849), a …
The famous woodblock artist Hokusai (1760-1849), a widower in need of a steady income, lives with his daughter Oei in the house of his friend Bakin.
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1980
Shōgun
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MovieSep 15, 1980

Shōgun

Shōgun is an American television miniseries based on the …
Shōgun is an American television miniseries based on the 1975 novel of the same name by James Clavell, who also was the executive producer of the miniseries. It was first broadcast in the United States on NBC over five nights between September 15 and September 19, 1980. To date, it is the only American television production to be filmed on location entirely in Japan, with additional sound stage filming also taking place in Japan at the Toho studio.
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Shogun
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MovieSep 15, 1980

Shogun

An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the …
An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.
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1979
Vengeance Is Mine
MovieApr 21, 1979

Vengeance Is Mine

Chronological exploits of Iwao Enokizu, a murderous thief …
Chronological exploits of Iwao Enokizu, a murderous thief on the run.
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1978
Hawaian rabu: Kikenna hanemûn
MovieNov 3, 1978

Hawaian rabu: Kikenna hanemûn

Hawaian rabu: Kikenna hanemûn released.
Tsubasa wa kokoro ni tsukete
MovieOct 14, 1978

Tsubasa wa kokoro ni tsukete

Tsubasa wa kokoro ni tsukete released.
Dainamaito don don
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MovieOct 7, 1978

Dainamaito don don

A tongue-in-cheek film involving two rural yakuza clans in …
A tongue-in-cheek film involving two rural yakuza clans in post-WW2 times who form baseball teams to resolve their differences. The film seems to go on a bit long.
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1975
Hana no kô-ni trio: Hatsukoi jidai
MovieAug 2, 1975

Hana no kô-ni trio: Hatsukoi jidai

Hana no kô-ni trio: Hatsukoi jidai released.
1974
Blood
MovieOct 12, 1974

Blood

Blood released.
1970
Little Remi and Famous Dog Capi
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MovieMar 17, 1970

Little Remi and Famous Dog Capi

Chibikko Remi to Meiken …
Chibikko Remi to Meiken Kapi (ちびっ子レミと名犬カピ) is a 1970 Japanese animated film.
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1969
Mastermind
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MovieAug 12, 1969

Mastermind

Zero Mostel plays an inspector on the trail of criminals who …
Zero Mostel plays an inspector on the trail of criminals who have captured a robot called Chatze (sp?) played by Felix Sillas. The inspector has delusions that he is a great Samurai warrior...
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Topsy-Turvy Journey
MovieAug 9, 1969

Topsy-Turvy Journey

Topsy-Turvy Journey released.
Yosakoi Journey
MovieJul 1, 1969

Yosakoi Journey

Yosakoi Journey released.
1968
Hakuchû dôdô
MovieOct 26, 1968

Hakuchû dôdô

Hakuchû dôdô is a crime comedy film directed by Yoshitarō …
Hakuchû dôdô is a crime comedy film directed by Yoshitarō Nomura.
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Kawachi fûten zoku
MovieMay 25, 1968

Kawachi fûten zoku

Kawachi fûten zoku released.
1966
Dark the Mountain Snow
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MovieSep 1, 1966

Dark the Mountain Snow

Dark the Mountain Snow released.
Kigeki ekimae manga
MovieApr 28, 1966

Kigeki ekimae manga

Kigeki ekimae manga released.
1965
Hana no o-Edo no hôkaibô
MovieSep 5, 1965

Hana no o-Edo no hôkaibô

Hana no o-Edo no hôkaibô released.
Five Gents Trick Book
MovieJan 31, 1965

Five Gents Trick Book

Five Gents Trick Book is a …
Five Gents Trick Book is a 1965 film directed by Shûe Matsubayashi.
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1964
You Can Succeed, Too
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MovieMay 30, 1964

You Can Succeed, Too

The closest Japanese cinema ever came to the full-blown …
The closest Japanese cinema ever came to the full-blown Broadway style musical, with singing and dancing on the streets of Tokyo, music by avant-garde composer and jazzman Toshiro Mayuzumi, and lyrics by renowned poet Shuntaro Tanikawa.
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Kigeki ekimae okami
MovieJan 15, 1964

Kigeki ekimae okami

Kigeki ekimae okami released.
1963
Kigeki: Tonkatsu ichidai
MovieApr 10, 1963

Kigeki: Tonkatsu ichidai

Kigeki: Tonkatsu ichidai is a …
Kigeki: Tonkatsu ichidai is a comedy film directed by Yuzo Kawashima.
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Shachô gaiyûki
MovieMar 1, 1963

Shachô gaiyûki

Shachô gaiyûki released.
Onna ni tsuyoku naru kufû no kazukazu
MovieJan 15, 1963

Onna ni tsuyoku naru kufû no kazukazu

Onna ni tsuyoku naru kufû no kazukazu released.
1962
Kigeki: Detatoko shôbu - 'Chinjarara monogatari' yori
MovieDec 30, 1962

Kigeki: Detatoko shôbu - 'Chinjarara mon…

Kigeki: Detatoko shôbu - 'Chinjarara monogatari' yori …
Kigeki: Detatoko shôbu - 'Chinjarara monogatari' yori released.
Chūshingura: Hana no Maki, Yuki no Maki
MovieNov 3, 1962

Chūshingura: Hana no Maki, Yuki no Maki

After their lord is tricked into …
After their lord is tricked into committing ritual suicide, forty-seven samurai warriors await the chance to avenge their master and reclaim their honor.
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Kigeki ekimae onsen
MovieJul 29, 1962

Kigeki ekimae onsen

Kigeki ekimae onsen released.
Ao beka monogatari
MovieJun 28, 1962

Ao beka monogatari

This Madding Crowd is a comedy and drama film directed by …
This Madding Crowd is a comedy and drama film directed by Yûzô Kawashima.
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Salary man Shimizu minato
MovieJan 3, 1962

Salary man Shimizu minato

Salary man Shimizu minato released.
1961
The Last War
MovieAug 10, 1961

The Last War

This Japanese film speculates on the events which lead the …
This Japanese film speculates on the events which lead the U.S. and the Soviet Union into a nuclear Armageddon.
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Mothra
MovieJul 30, 1961

Mothra

A giant, ancient moth begins to attack Japan when coming to …
A giant, ancient moth begins to attack Japan when coming to the rescue of its two, foot-tall worshippers who were taken by shipwreck survivors.
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Onna wa nido umareru
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MovieJul 28, 1961

Onna wa nido umareru

Onna wa nido umareru is a drama film directed by Yuzo …
Onna wa nido umareru is a drama film directed by Yuzo Kawashima.
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Tôkyô yawa
MovieMay 16, 1961

Tôkyô yawa

The Diplomat's Mansion is a drama film directed by Shirō Toyoda.
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Romance Express
MovieApr 4, 1961

Romance Express

Romance Express is a film directed by Yûzô Kawashima.
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Watashi wa Kai ni Naritai
MovieMar 23, 1961

Watashi wa Kai ni Naritai

On a post-war peaceful day …
On a post-war peaceful day in Japan, Toyomatsu Shimizu, a barber as well as a good father and husband, is suddenly arrested by the Prefectural Police as a war criminal and sued for murder. ...
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1960
Yurei Hanjo-ki
MovieJul 26, 1960

Yurei Hanjo-ki

Period comedy about an undertaker's assistant …
Period comedy about an undertaker's assistant (Sakai), in love with the daughter (Kagawa) of a wealthy doctor (Yanagiya). When her father refuses to allow the young lovers to marry , and they attempt double suicide, Death (Arishima) comes to their rescue.
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Hito mo arukeba
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MovieFeb 9, 1960

Hito mo arukeba

Hito mo arukeba is a film directed by Yuzo Kawashima.
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1958
Buttsuke homban
MovieJun 8, 1958

Buttsuke homban

Buttsuke homban released.
1957
Sun in the Last Days of the Shogunate
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MovieJul 14, 1957

Sun in the Last Days of the Shogunate

In the last days of the …
In the last days of the Shogunate, a resourceful grifter seeks to outwit competing prostitutes, rebellious samurai and other inhabitants of a brothel in order to survive the hardened times.
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Otemba san'nin shimai: Odoru taiyô
MovieJan 1, 1957

Otemba san'nin shimai: Odoru taiyô

Otemba san'nin shimai: Odoru taiyô released.
1956
Gyûnyû ya Furankî
MovieDec 5, 1956

Gyûnyû ya Furankî

Gyûnyû-ya Frankie is a 1956 film directed by Kō Nakahira.
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1955
Midori haruka ni
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MovieMay 8, 1955

Midori haruka ni

A children's musical fantasy based on the novel by Makoto Hojo. …
A children's musical fantasy based on the novel by Makoto Hojo. A child's music box becomes the hiding place for a secret formula sought by spies, in a road movie adventure that launches when the girl Ruriko goes in search of her kidnapped parents, accompanied by three boys she meets along the way.
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Jazz on Parade: Jazz musume kampai!
MovieMar 21, 1955

Jazz on Parade: Jazz musume kampai!

Jazz on Parade: Jazz …
Jazz on Parade: Jazz Musume Kampai! is a 1955 film written and directed by Umetsugu Inoue.
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Hatsukoi kanariya musume
MovieJan 8, 1955

Hatsukoi kanariya musume

Hatsukoi kanariya musume …
Hatsukoi kanariya musume is a 1955 film written by Ruiju Yanagisawa and directed by Ren Yoshimura.
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1929
Frankie Sakai
BirthFebruary 1929

Frankie Sakai

Frankie Sakai was born.
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