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Tadanobu Asano

by Hierophantasm

Known for appearing in a variety of Japanese films, including some seminal cult movies, Tadanobu Asano is a diverse actor, easily moving between confident hero and sinister villain.. Embodying a Jean-Paul Belmondo-esque coolness with an elemental mix of sharp intensity and sensitivity, Tadanobu Asano is a favorite actor of mine. Essays on the following films can be read at