MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 48,155 this week

Station (1981)
"Eki Station" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  23 April 1982 (USA)
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 60 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - Guardians of the Galaxy

In the latest episode of IMDb: What to Watch, Keith Simanton talks with director James Gunn and actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel about their movie Guardians of the Galaxy.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 199 titles
created 09 Jan 2012
 
list image
a list of 31 titles
created 02 Oct 2012
 
list image
a list of 36 titles
created 8 months ago
 
list image
a list of 1973 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Station" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Station (1981)

Station (1981) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Station.
14 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Funeral (1984)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

At the beginning of the film the father-in-law of the protagonist dies unexpectedly of a heart attack. The remainder of the film is episodic, moving from one incident to another over the ... See full summary »

Director: Jûzô Itami
Stars: Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto, Kin Sugai
Tonkô (1988)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In 1026, students in western China are shanghaied into the forces of crown prince Li Yuanhao of Xi Xia, who wants to control the length of the Silk Road. One student is Zhao Xingde, who ... See full summary »

Director: Jun'ya Satô
Stars: Kôichi Satô, Toshiyuki Nishida, Anna Nakagawa
Black Rain (1989)
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The story of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, based on Masuji Ibuse's novel.

Director: Shôhei Imamura
Stars: Yoshiko Tanaka, Kazuo Kitamura, Etsuko Ichihara
The Yakuza (1974)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...

Director: Sydney Pollack
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Ken Takakura, Brian Keith
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.

Director: William Friedkin
Stars: William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow
Gray Sunset (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Shunya Ito
Stars: Yukiyo Toake, Minoru Chiaki, Teruhiko Saigô
Rebirth (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

After the collapse of their relationship, Kiwako abducts the 6-month old child of a man she was having an affair with. Raising the child as her own, it is four years before the authorities catch up with her and the young child.

Director: Izuru Narushima
Stars: Hiromi Nagasaku, Mao Inoue, Eiko Koike
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Bombing during World War II resulted in whole urban populations fleeing to the countryside, and this created a meeting of urban and rural cultures. Shinji (a young boy evacuated from Tokyo)... See full summary »

Director: Masahiro Shinoda
Stars: Tetsuya Fujita, Yuji Horioka, Katsuhisa Yamazaki
My Sons (1991)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Tetsuo is a young man living in Tokyo, who falls in love with a deaf-mute factory girl. He has always felt jealous of his college- educated brother, but ultimately wins both the girl and ... See full summary »

Director: Yôji Yamada
Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Masatoshi Nagase, Emi Wakui
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Yasuo Furuhata
Stars: Ken Takakura, Kimiko Ikegami, Kin'ya Kitaôji
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Eiji Mikami
Chieko Baishô ...
Kiriko (1979) Michio
Ayumi Ishida ...
Naoko Mikami (1968)
Setsuko Karasuma ...
Suzuko Yoshimatsu (1976)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kai Atô ...
Ryosuke Honjo
Yû Fujiki ...
Ichiro Mikami
Akihiko Hirata
Ryô Ikebe ...
Chief Nakagawa
Ken Iwabuchi ...
Yoshitaka Mikami
Tanie Kitabayashi ...
Masayo Mikami
Yûko Kotegawa ...
Fuyuko Mikami
Sachiko Murase ...
Ryosuke's mother
Hideo Murota ...
Shigeru Morioka
Toshiyuki Nagashima ...
Michio Mikami
Akira Nagoya ...
Takada
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 April 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Station  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Features Ban jin ba liang (1976) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A very beautiful film.
26 November 2003 | by (San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

This is a Ken Takakura vehicle, and as such follows his formula. Takakura plays to type as the laconic brooder who suffers multiple tragedies with manly stoicism. While the variety of his film varied greatly, his films with director Yasuo Furuhata were always of the highest quality, and this is no exception. Takakura is a cop training to be a sharpshooter for the Olympic games, he divorces his wife and abandons his daughter when he discovers she's had an affair. Later his coach is gunned down by a fleeing criminal. Years later Takakura returns to his snowy hometown and starts an affair with a middle-aged bar owner. The story is a bit thick, with a number of subplots, yet it is extrordinarily melancholic, as Takakura seems to regret everything he's done in his life and is made over and over again to relive his mistakes. There is very little "action" as such, and no yakuzas of any kind; but beyond that this is one of the most lushly beautiful and emotional films you can see (if you can see it), with an excellent score by Ryudo Uzaki.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Station (1981) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?