The Sun (2004)

Director: Alexander Sokurov
Starring: Issey Ogata, Robert Dawson

In August 1945 millions of Japanese are stunned to hear the voice of their Emperor for the first time, as he commands his people to cease all fighting... Read more

Tony Takitani (2004)

Director: Jun Ichikawa
Starring: Issey Ogata, Rie Miyazawa

Tony Takitani is lonely. Since he was kid, bullied for his 'western' name and neglected by his jazz musician father, Tony has been apart from the res... Read more

Yi Yi ( A One and a Two ) (1999)

Director: Edward Yang
Starring: Nianzhen Wu, Elaine Jin, Kelly Lee, Jonathan Chang, Issey Ogata

Set in the Taiwanese capital of Taipei, writer/director Edward Yang's acclaimed drama juxtaposes old and new, love and heartbreak as it follows the em... Read more