Popular Asian Movies
No. 1. Ashita no Joe (aka Tomorrow’s Joe)
Writer: Ikki Kajiwara & Tetsuya Chiba (manga), Eriko Shinozaki (screenplay)
Starring: Tomohisa Yamashita, Teruyuki Kagawa, Yusuke Iseya
Release Date: 2011-2-11
Plot: Set in the 1960’s, Joe Yabuki lives in a run low income era. There, alcoholic ex-boxer Danpei Tange notices Joe Yabuki’s talents as a boxer. But then, Joe gets into trouble and is sentenced into the youth detention center. In the youth detention center, Joe meets pro boxer Toru Rikiishi who is a champion caliber boxer…
2. Late Autumn (aka Man Chu)
Anna Chen‘s highly jealous husband discovers that Anna has rekindled a relationship with her first love. When Anna’s husband confronts her about their relationship, a terrible fight ensues. Anna awakens from a daze and discovers that her husband is dead.
3. What Women Want (aka I Know a Woman’s Heart)
After an accident, a chauvinistic executive gains the ability to hear what women are really thinking. This film is a remake of the 2000 American romantic comedy film “What Women Want”, directed by Nancy Meyers and starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt.