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Shirō Sano is a Actor Japonais born on 4 march 1955 at Yamanashi (Japon)

Shirō Sano

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Nationality Japon
Birth 4 march 1955 (65 years) at Yamanashi (Japon)

Shirō Sano (佐野 史郎, Sano Shirō, born 4 March 1955) is a Japanese actor.

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Filmography of Shirō Sano (32 films)

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My Way
My Way (2011)
, 1h59
Directed by Kang Je-gyu
Origin Coree du sud
Genres Drama, War, Action, Historical
Themes Sports films, Athletics films, Political films
Actors Jang Dong-gun, Joe Odagiri, Fàn Bīngbīng (范冰冰), Kim In-kwon, Do Ji-han, Lee Yeon-hee
Roles Tatsuo's Father
Rating76% 3.8479353.8479353.8479353.8479353.847935
The year is 1928 in Gyeong-seong (modern-day Seoul), Korea. Young Kim Jun-shik (Shin Sang-yeob), his father (Chun Ho-jin) and sister Eun-soo (Jo Min-ah) work on the farm of the Hasegawa family (Sano Shiro, Nakamura Kumi) in Japanese-occupied Korea. Both Jun-shik and young Hasegawa Tatsuo (Sung Yoo-bin) are interested in running; by the time they are teenagers (Do Ji-han, Kobayashi Yukichi), they have become fierce competitors. Tatsuo's grandfather (Natsuyagi Isao) is killed in a bomb attack by a Korean freedom fighter, and subsequently a Korean runner, Sohn Kee-chung (Yoon Hee-won), wins a marathon race against Japanese competitors, further inflaming Korean-Japanese tensions.
Railways (2010)
, 2h10
Genres Drama
Themes Transport films, Rail transport films
Actors Kiichi Nakai, Reiko Takashima, Yuika Motokariya, Shirō Sano, Tomoko Naraoka, Masanori Ishii
Roles Nobuo Ishikawa
Rating67% 3.3631253.3631253.3631253.3631253.363125
The movie tells the story of a 49-year-old office worker, who quits his job in Tokyo to become a train driver on the rural Ichibata Electric Railway in Shimane Prefecture.
Amalfi: Rewards of the Goddess, 2h5
Directed by Hiroshi Nishitani
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Yūji Oda, Yūki Amami, Koichi Sato, Erika Toda, Rocco Papaleo, Atsushi Itō
Roles Michio Nishino
Rating62% 3.10043.10043.10043.10043.1004
Kuroda is a foreign diplomat working in the coastal town of Amalfi, Italy. He investigates the case of a young Japanese girl kidnapped off the streets of Rome at Christmas, eventually falling in love with the girl's mother.
20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End, 2h22
Directed by Yukihiko Tsutsumi
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Actors Toshiaki Karasawa, Arata Iura, Takako Tokiwa, Yoriko Dōguchi, Teruyuki Kagawa, Takashi Ukaji
Roles Mâ-bô
Rating66% 3.348113.348113.348113.348113.34811
En 1969, Kenji et sa bande de copains passent leurs vacances d’été à rêver de l’exposition universelle d’Osaka et à s’inventer un scénario catastrophe de fin du monde dans leur cahier des prédictions. À cette époque, Kenji voulait devenir une rock star et sauver l’humanité. En 1997, Kenji aide sa mère dans la supérette de quartier tout en jouant la baby-sitter pour sa nièce Kanna. Ses rêves de gamin resurgissent lorsque la police le questionne sur une mystérieuse organisation dont le symbole serait identique à celui inventé dans le cahier des prédictions de sa jeunesse. Tous les indices mènent à une mystérieuse secte dont le chef se fait appeler Ami.
The Glorious Team Batista, 1h58
Directed by Yoshihiro Nakamura
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Yūko Takeuchi, Hiroshi Abe, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Tetsuji Tamayama, Igawa Haruka, Shirō Sano
Rating59% 2.9633852.9633852.9633852.9633852.963385
A top notch seven-member team of doctors and nurses known as “Team Batista” are Tojo University Hospital’s pride and joy. The medical team performs a prominent heart surgery known as the Batista Operation which has a normal 60% success rate, but the team has consecutively pulled off twenty six successful surgeries. However, the streak is broken after a string of three procedures end in their patients' deaths. Consequently, an internal investigation is launched with hospital therapist Kohei Taguchi in charge of uncovering the truth behind the incidents. When Taguchi is unable to find any definitive information, the deaths are labeled as unexplainable accidents. The evaluation is subsequently dismissed by Keisuke Shiratori, an investigator with the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, who re-launches the investigation on the basis that the deaths were actually murders.
Life Improvement Club
Genres Drama
Actors Chiaki Kuriyama, Shugo Oshinari, Narimi Arimori, Shirō Sano, Kōsuke Toyohara, Bokuzō Masana
Roles Ueda

Komori is an ordinary, middle-aged business executive who is fed up with people walking all over him. Neither his family nor his coworkers have any respect for him. One fateful day while riding the train, a woman falsely accuses him of groping her, causing Komori to have his first violent outburst. From that moment, he decides to wield his own brand of justice and becomes determined to free his community of crime. Soon afterwards, people begin to idolize him and his work.
Persona (2008)
, 1h24
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Actors Mami Yamasaki, Shirō Sano, Masato Hagiwara
Rating58% 2.9141552.9141552.9141552.9141552.914155
Doctor Koichiro Kiba's wife Sayoko takes a new job at the secret LIS Research Institute, but soon "collapses during the meeting, probably heart failure", and dies, or so we believe. It turns out that her personality was recorded and then put into another woman, Misono, a student who now has two personalities that take turns operating the body. She also develops super-human fighting skills as a "Persona."
The Sun
The Sun (2005)
, 1h55
Directed by Alexandre Sokourov
Origin Russie
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films
Actors Issei Ogata, Kaori Momoi, Shirō Sano
Roles The chamberlain
Rating72% 3.6443953.6443953.6443953.6443953.644395
Towards the conclusion of the Second World War, Japan nears defeat as Emperor Hirohito (Issey Ogata) reminisces on the past while being held up in a bunker underneath his Imperial Palace in Tokyo. Hirohito reflects on the foundation of the conflict while attempting to dictate peace terms. Later, U.S. military commander General Douglas MacArthur (Robert Dawson) is sent to bring him through the ruins of Tokyo for a meeting regarding the occupation of the victorious Allied leaders. The two very different men strangely bond after sharing dinner and cigars, after which Hirohito retreats to his personal quarters. Following his admission of personal failures, Hirohito attempts to rebuild his war-ravaged country as a fully developed constitutional nation while his own future remains in doubt, as either the Emperor of Japan or a war criminal.
Infection (2004)
, 1h38
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about viral outbreaks, Disaster films
Actors Koichi Sato, Masanobu Takashima, Yōko Maki, Michiko Hada, Shirō Sano, Tae Kimura
Roles Kiyoshi Akai
Rating61% 3.051263.051263.051263.051263.05126
At a hospital, Dr. Akiba refuses to admit a patient with a strange black rash and is alerted to a serious crisis in Room 3 where a burn victim has died, having apparently been given the wrong drug. Akiba, another doctor, and four nurses decide to cover up the cause of death and move the body to an unused room.
Godzilla: Final Wars, 2h5
Directed by Ryūhei Kitamura
Origin Japon
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Dinosaur films, La fin du monde, Kaiju films, Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, La préhistoire, Transport films, Films set in the future, Animaux préhistoriques, Films about spiders, Films about insects, Films about dragons, Films about extraterrestrial life, Les fées, Giant monster films, Godzilla films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Masahiro Matsuoka, Rei Kikukawa, Kane Kosugi, Kazuki Kitamura, Kumi Mizuno, Kenji Sahara
Roles Assassin
Rating64% 3.2051753.2051753.2051753.2051753.205175
Endless warfare and environmental pollution have resulted in the frequent appearance of monsters. The Earth Defense Force (EDF) is established. Mutant humans with extraordinary physical capabilities are discovered and are organized into an EDF troop called the M-Organization. Their main opponent is Godzilla, first sighted in 1954. After repeated battles, Godzilla is captured in a crevasse at the South Pole and buried under an avalanche of ice. The EDF ship Gotengo, commanded by Captain Gordon, battles and destroys Manda but in the process, the ship is wrecked and Gordon is dismissed from the EDF. At M headquarters, mutants Ozaki and Kazama spar before their next mission.
Oh! My Zombie Mermaid, 1h40
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Sports films, Mermaids in film, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Disaster films
Actors Sonim (ソニン), Shirō Sano
Roles Yamaji
Rating56% 2.8068952.8068952.8068952.8068952.806895
Shishioh, a popular and successful professional wrestler, builds a large mansion for his wife Asami and their kids. During the housewarming party, Ichijo, an angry competitor, causes a riot that destroys the house. Asami is hospitalized, where she contracts a rare virus that slowly transforms her into a mermaid. Desperate for money to finance his new house and find a cure for Asami, Shishioh agrees to a reality TV show in which he wrestles several competitors in a haunted house. His opponents turn out to be homicidal killers and include a zombie among them. Eventually, Shishioh learns that the television producer infected Asami with an experimental virus in order to get him to compete.
Negotiator (2003)
, 1h47
Directed by Takashi Miike
Genres Thriller, Crime
Actors Kenichi Endō, Masatō Ibu, Renji Ishibashi, Hiroshi Mikami, Shirō Sano, Ryoko Yonekura
Roles Lt. Ando
Rating70% 3.5324553.5324553.5324553.5324553.532455
Three unidentified men hold a group of people hostage in a hospital after doing a smaller crime. Inspector Ishida and Captain Tohno handle the negotiations while one of their colleagues, Lt. Ado, tries to find the reason why the men decided to take the hospital hostage. At first, Lt. Ado tries to think of the possibilities for this crime using the clever aid of Ishida, but he only reaches the solution to the puzzle later on and by himself. Relevant information is revealed to the audience through flashbacks and through discoveries made by the police. Several connections are made as the story develops. When the negotiations are finished, most things seem to be fine until they lose track of the criminals. Then, the story unveils with a different perspective, its roots in feelings of love and vengeance.