Tatsuya Fujiwara (right) and Ryoma Takeuchi in a scene from The Sun Stands Still (category IIB; Japanese), directed by Eiichiro Hasumi. Tatsuya Fujiwara (right) and Ryoma Takeuchi in a scene from The Sun Stands Still (category IIB; Japanese), directed by Eiichiro Hasumi.
Tatsuya Fujiwara (right) and Ryoma Takeuchi in a scene from The Sun Stands Still (category IIB; Japanese), directed by Eiichiro Hasumi.

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The Sun Stands Still movie review: Tatsuya Fujiwara plays globe-trotting super spy in ludicrous Japanese thriller

  • Tatsuya Fujiwara and Ryoma Takeuchi star as secret agents on the trail of confidential solar energy tech in this high stakes game of cat and mouse
  • What the film lacks in logic is more than compensated for with a number of impressive action set pieces staged in exotic foreign locales

Topic |   Asian cinema: Japanese films
Tatsuya Fujiwara (right) and Ryoma Takeuchi in a scene from The Sun Stands Still (category IIB; Japanese), directed by Eiichiro Hasumi. Tatsuya Fujiwara (right) and Ryoma Takeuchi in a scene from The Sun Stands Still (category IIB; Japanese), directed by Eiichiro Hasumi.
Tatsuya Fujiwara (right) and Ryoma Takeuchi in a scene from The Sun Stands Still (category IIB; Japanese), directed by Eiichiro Hasumi.
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