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Chieko Baisho

  • Jun 29, 1941 (age 78)
  • 5' 3" (1.59 m)
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2014
The Little House
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MovieJan 25, 2014

The Little House

A woman looks back on her family's life in Tokyo before …
A woman looks back on her family's life in Tokyo before and during WWII. A maid arrives from the countryside to work for an upper middle class family. She fits in well, but everyone's emotions are stirred up with the arrival of a student.
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2013
It All Began When I Met You
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MovieOct 23, 2013

It All Began When I Met You

With Tokyo train station in …
With Tokyo train station in the heart of Tokyo as its focal point the film spins out six relationships and interconnected tales of love. While love comes in different kinds for different age groups at different stages, it all cycles back to the focal point. Before that, however, where there is love and hope there inevitably is heartache and loss.
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2010
Zatoichi: The Last
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MovieMay 29, 2010

Zatoichi: The Last

Ichi has given up his cane sword and his former life as a …
Ichi has given up his cane sword and his former life as a traveler in order to settle down with his loving wife Tane in his home village. However, his plan to live the quiet life is interrupted when he learns that the Tendo clan has taken over the village and are constantly harassing locals. Soon, a group of farmers come to Ichi and beg him to help his own village like he's helped countless other villages in travels.
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2009
Honokaa bôi
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MovieMar 14, 2009

Honokaa bôi

Leo who is in college and his girlfriend travel to Hawaii, but …
Leo who is in college and his girlfriend travel to Hawaii, but end up going their separate ways. Leo returns to the island and begins working with, among others, a number of Japanese-Americans. He falls in love with an older woman called Mariah soon.
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2008
Kabei: Our Mother
MovieJan 26, 2008

Kabei: Our Mother

Kabei: Our Mother (母べえ Kābē) is a 2008 Japanese film …
Kabei: Our Mother (母べえ Kābē) is a 2008 Japanese film starring Sayuri Yoshinaga and directed by Yoji Yamada. The film was based on the autobiographical novel by Teruyo Nogami, who for many years worked with director Akira Kurosawa, often as script supervisor.
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2004
The Hidden Blade
MovieOct 30, 2004

The Hidden Blade

The Hidden Blade (隠し剣 鬼の爪 Kakushi ken: Oni no tsume, …
The Hidden Blade (隠し剣 鬼の爪 Kakushi ken: Oni no tsume, literally "Hidden Blade: Oni's Claw") is a 2004 film set in 1860s Japan, directed by Yoji Yamada. The plot revolves around several samurai during a time of change in the ruling and class structures of Japan. The film was written by Yamada with Yoshitaka Asama and, like its predecessor The Twilight Samurai, based on a short story by Shūhei Fujisawa. The soundtrack is an original composition by Isao Tomita.
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Howl's Moving Castle
MovieSep 5, 2004

Howl's Moving Castle

A young woman named Sophie is cursed by the Witch of the …
A young woman named Sophie is cursed by the Witch of the Waste, turns into an old woman, and is unable to tell anyone of her plight. Unable to continue her job at her mother's hat shop, she goes to the ambulatory castle of the notorious wizard Howl and insinuates herself into his household. Sophie befriends Calcifer, the fire demon who powers the castle and who is bound to Howl by a contract, the terms of which Calcifer cannot reveal. They promise to help each other with their problems. Like Calcifer, Howl can also see through the Witch's spell, and he and Sophie fall in love. Sophie helps Howl confront his former teacher, and the Witch of the Waste.
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1997
Jungle Emperor Leo
MovieAug 1, 1997

Jungle Emperor Leo

Jungle Emperor Leo, known in Japan as Jungle Emperor …
Jungle Emperor Leo, known in Japan as Jungle Emperor The Movie (Japanese: 劇場版 ジャングル大帝 Hepburn: Gekijōban Janguru Taitei) is a 1997 animated movie focusing on the last half of Osamu Tezuka's manga, Jungle Taitei (known in earlier US productions as Kimba the White Lion and Leo the Lion).
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1995
Tora-san to the Rescue
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MovieDec 23, 1995

Tora-san to the Rescue

Tora-san's family is gathered …
Tora-san's family is gathered around the TV wondering where he could be. And there he is on the tube! He had made his way to Kobe after the earthquake and volunteered as a rescue worker. A different kind of rescue operation later awaits him when his nephew, shocked at his girlfriend's announcing her engagement to someone else, disrupts the ensuing wedding reception. Fleeing to his uncle, he confesses all and Tora-san works hard to bring the couple together.
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1994
Tora-san's Easy Advice
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MovieDec 23, 1994

Tora-san's Easy Advice

Tora-san's Easy Advice (男 …
Tora-san's Easy Advice (男はつらいよ 拝啓 車寅次郎様 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Haikei, Kuruma Torajirō-sama) is a 1994 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Rino Katase as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Easy Advice is the forty-seventh entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
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1993
Reijiro Koroku
Marriage1993

Reijiro Koroku

Reijiro Koroku is a film score composer.
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1990
Tora-san Takes a Vacation
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MovieDec 22, 1990

Tora-san Takes a Vacation

Tora-san Takes a Vacation ( …
Tora-san Takes a Vacation (男はつらいよ 寅次郎の休日 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō no Kyūjitsu) is a 1990 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Kumiko Goto as the love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san Takes a Vacation is the forty-third entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
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1989
Tora-san, My Uncle
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MovieDec 27, 1989

Tora-san, My Uncle

The well-intentioned, kind-hearted, and somewhat awkward but …
The well-intentioned, kind-hearted, and somewhat awkward but always lovable Tora-san makes one of his periodic visits to his sister and her family in Tokyo. His nephew, Mitsu, is depressed ...
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Tora-san Goes to Vienna
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MovieAug 5, 1989

Tora-san Goes to Vienna

Tora-san Goes to Vienna (男 …
Tora-san Goes to Vienna (男はつらいよ 寅次郎心の旅路 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō Kokoro no Tabiji) is a 1989 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Keiko Takeshita as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san Goes to Vienna is the forty-first entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
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1988
Tora-san's Salad-Day Memorial
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MovieDec 24, 1988

Tora-san's Salad-Day Memorial

Tora-san's Salad-Day …
Tora-san's Salad-Day Memorial (男はつらいよ 寅次郎サラダ記念日 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō Sarada Kinenbi) is a 1988 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Yoshiko Mita as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Salad-Day Memorial is the fortieth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series. The title comes from Machi Tawara poetry collection Salad Anniversary, on which this movie was based.
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Hope and Pain
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MovieAug 6, 1988

Hope and Pain

Hope and Pain (ダウンタウン・ヒーローズ Dauntaun Hiirōzu) …
Hope and Pain (ダウンタウン・ヒーローズ Dauntaun Hiirōzu) is a 1988 Japanese film directed by Yoji Yamada. It was Japan's submission to the 61st Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee. It was also entered into the 39th Berlin International Film Festival.
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1987
Tora-san Goes North
MovieAug 15, 1987

Tora-san Goes North

Tora-san, the näive and romantic peddler, returns once more …
Tora-san, the näive and romantic peddler, returns once more to his home in Hokkaido where, as usual, he falls in love with a lovely young lady. The girl this time is Rinko Ueno, who has come home in an attempt to repair her relationship with her gruff veterinarian father, Junkichi 'Jun' Ueno. Tora-san gets caught up in the entanglements not only between Rinko and her father but between Dr. Ueno and Etsuko, a restauranteur with amorous plans for the ornery veterinarian.
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Nomination1987

Outstanding Performance by an Actress …

Nominated for "Lost in the Wilderness".
Japan Academy Prize
1986
Lost in the Wilderness
MovieJun 7, 1986

Lost in the Wilderness

Adventure-drama based on …
Adventure-drama based on the life of Naomi Uemura (Nishida), the first Japanese mountain climber to scale most of the world's highest peaks and explore the arctic and Antarctic.
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1985
Tora-san's Island Encounter
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MovieDec 28, 1985

Tora-san's Island Encounter

Tora-san's Island Encounter …
Tora-san's Island Encounter (男はつらいよ 柴又より愛をこめて Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Shibamata yori Ai o Komete) aka Torasan, From Shibamata with Love is a 1985 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Komaki Kurihara as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Island Encounter is the thirty-sixth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
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1983
Tora-san Goes Religious?
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MovieDec 28, 1983

Tora-san Goes Religious?

When his travels bring him to …
When his travels bring him to Western Japan, Tora-san decides to pay his respects to the late Hyoichiro Suwa, his sister's father-in-law. He gets drunk with the priest at the temple, ...
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Tora-san's Song of Love
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MovieAug 6, 1983

Tora-san's Song of Love

Tora-san's Song of Love (男 …
Tora-san's Song of Love (男はつらいよ 旅と女と寅次郎 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Tabi to Onna to Torajirō) aka Torasan's Journey with a Lady is a 1983 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Harumi Miyako as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Song of Love is the thirty-first entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
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Uniko: Mahô no shima e
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MovieJul 16, 1983

Uniko: Mahô no shima e

Uniko: Mahô no shima e released.
Award1983

Special Award

Won Japan Academy Prize for Special Award.
Japan Academy Prize
1982
Tora-san, the Expert
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MovieDec 28, 1982

Tora-san, the Expert

Tora-san, the Expert (男はつらいよ 花も嵐も寅次郎 Otoko wa …
Tora-san, the Expert (男はつらいよ 花も嵐も寅次郎 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Hana mo Arashi mo Torajirō) is a 1982 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Yūko Tanaka as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san, the Expert is the thirtieth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series. This became the first Tora-san film to be released on DVD with English subtitles in 16:9 ratio when the Hong Kong label Panorama did so in 2006.
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Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
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Nomination1982

Outstanding Performance by an Actress …

Nominated for "Station".
Japan Academy Prize
1981
Station
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MovieNov 7, 1981

Station

Constantly put to the test and faced with tragedy wherever he …
Constantly put to the test and faced with tragedy wherever he turns, can a man finally find solace and a modicum of love or rest with what is left of his hometown, his family, love or himself? One of the more prolific pairing of Japanese cinema returns with a film that can only be described as unhappy.
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Unico
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MovieMar 14, 1981

Unico

A story about how joy and happiness can be the most …
A story about how joy and happiness can be the most powerful weapon ever. A young unicorn is ordered to be taken from his home by the gods. They are envious of little Unico's power to bring...
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Kidô senshi Gandamu
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MovieMar 14, 1981

Kidô senshi Gandamu

In the future, an interplanetary secessionist war is being …
In the future, an interplanetary secessionist war is being fought throughout the Solar System. At one station that contains a major research centre, a military attack occurs that kills the engineers and test pilots for the major project, an advanced model mobile battle suit called the Gundam. The only one who is able to pilot the mecha is a young boy called Amuro Ray, son of the chief researcher. Now, he and a select group of other teenagers must participate in a war of survival as they find themselves thrust to the front lines and facing the realities of war.
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Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
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Award1981

Outstanding Performance by an Actress …

Won award for "A Distant Cry from Spring".
Japan Academy Prize
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
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Nomination1981

Outstanding Performance by an Actress …

Nominated for "A Distant Cry from Spring".
Japan Academy Prize
1980
Foster Daddy, Tora!
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MovieDec 27, 1980

Foster Daddy, Tora!

Tora-san, a family bound vagabond, takes care of his …
Tora-san, a family bound vagabond, takes care of his dead friend's teenage daughter. He takes the girl to Tokyo where she wishes to study, and becomes worried over her romantic life.
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Tora-san's Tropical Fever
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MovieAug 2, 1980

Tora-san's Tropical Fever

Tora-san's Tropical Fever (男 …
Tora-san's Tropical Fever (男はつらいよ 寅次郎ハイビスカスの花 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō Haibisukasu no Hana) aka Torasan Goes to Hisbiscus Land is a 1980 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Ruriko Asaoka as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora's Tropical Fever is the twenty-fifth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
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A Distant Cry from Spring
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MovieMar 15, 1980

A Distant Cry from Spring

A mysterious stranger …
A mysterious stranger appears at the door of a farmhouse on a stormy night and asks for shelter. The young widow who owns the farm puts him up in the barn. At dawn, he helps to deliver a calf and, just as mysteriously and distantly, disappears down the road. In the spring, he returns to stay as a farmhand, gains the respect of the widow and the devotion of her young son, and begins to end their feelings of loneliness. When an intruder, in the person of a rich merchant, shows up and presses his attentions on the widow, the farmhand saves her from his attentions. But there is a mystery about where the stranger came from; and why, after winning the hearts of the widow and her son, he has to go away again.
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Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
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Nomination1980

Outstanding Performance by an Actress …

Nominated for "Tora-san's Dream of Spring".
Japan Academy Prize
1979
Tora-san's Dream of Spring
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MovieDec 28, 1979

Tora-san's Dream of Spring

Otoko wa tsurai yo ("It's …
Otoko wa tsurai yo ("It's tough being a man") is a long-running and beloved Japanese film series that spanned from 1969 to 1995 and starred Kiyoshi Atsumi as Kuruma Torajirou, or simply "...
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Tora-san, the Matchmaker
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MovieAug 4, 1979

Tora-san, the Matchmaker

Lovable Tora-san returns in …
Lovable Tora-san returns in episode 24 with his adorable family and friends for a whole new adventure with a new gentle lady friend and whole new exciting mishaps.
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1978
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
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Nomination1978

Outstanding Performance by an Actress …

Nominated for "Tora-san Plays Cupid".
Japan Academy Prize
1977
Tora-san Plays Cupid
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MovieDec 24, 1977

Tora-san Plays Cupid

Tora-san Plays Cupid (男はつらいよ 寅次郎頑張れ! Otoko wa …
Tora-san Plays Cupid (男はつらいよ 寅次郎頑張れ! Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō Gambare!) aka Tora-san, Hold Out! is a 1977 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Shiho Fujimura as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san Plays Cupid is the twentieth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
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The Yellow Handkerchief
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MovieOct 1, 1977

The Yellow Handkerchief

The Yellow Handkerchief (幸 …
The Yellow Handkerchief (幸福の黄色いハンカチ Shiawase no kiiroi hankachi, lit. The Yellow Handkerchief of Happiness) is a 1977 Japanese film directed by Yoji Yamada. It was the winner of the first Best Picture award at the Japan Academy Prize. The film was inspired by a column series written by American journalist Pete Hamill for the New York Post in 1971.
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Tora-san Meets His Lordship
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MovieAug 6, 1977

Tora-san Meets His Lordship

Tora-san Meets His Lordship …
Tora-san Meets His Lordship (男はつらいよ 寅次郎と殿様 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō to Tonosama) a.k.a. Tora-san and a Lord is a 1977 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Kyōko Maya as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san Meets His Lordship is the nineteenth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
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1976
Tora's Pure Love
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MovieDec 25, 1976

Tora's Pure Love

Tora's Pure Love (男はつらいよ 寅次郎純情詩集 Otoko wa …
Tora's Pure Love (男はつらいよ 寅次郎純情詩集 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō Junjō Shishū) a.k.a. Torasan Meets his School-Mates and Tora-san's Heart of Gold is a 1976 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Machiko Kyō as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora's Pure Love is the eighteenth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series, and was Machiko Kyō's penultimate film appearance.
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Tora-san's Sunrise and Sunset
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MovieJul 24, 1976

Tora-san's Sunrise and Sunset

Tora-san's Sunrise and …
Tora-san's Sunrise and Sunset (男はつらいよ 寅次郎夕焼け小焼け Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō Yūyake Koyake) a.k.a. Torasan and the Painter and Tora-san's Sunset Glow is a 1976 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Kiwako Taichi as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Sunrise and Sunset is the seventeenth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
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Kengo Komiya
Marriage1976

Kengo Komiya

Kengo Komiya is an actor, known for Daitokai - Tatakai no hibi …
Kengo Komiya is an actor, known for Daitokai - Tatakai no hibi (1976), Kôkô kyôshi (1993) and Kids War 5 (2003).
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1975
Tora-san's Rise and Fall
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MovieAug 2, 1975

Tora-san's Rise and Fall

Tora-san's Rise and Fall (男 …
Tora-san's Rise and Fall (男はつらいよ 寅次郎相合い傘 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō Aiaigasa) aka Tora-san Finds a Sweetheart, Tora-san Meets the Songstress Again and Torasan: Love Under the Umbrella is a 1975 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Ruriko Asaoka as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Rise and Fall is the fifteenth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
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1974
Tora-san's Lullaby
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MovieDec 28, 1974

Tora-san's Lullaby

Tora-san's Lullaby (男はつらいよ 寅次郎子守唄 Otoko wa …
Tora-san's Lullaby (男はつらいよ 寅次郎子守唄 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō Komoriuta) is a 1974 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Yukiyo Toake as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Lullaby is the fourteenth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series. It marks the debut of actor Masami Shimojō in the role of Tora-san's Uncle Tatsuzō. The third actor in this role, Shimojō would play the character until the end of the series.
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Tora-san's Lovesick
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MovieAug 3, 1974

Tora-san's Lovesick

Tora-san's Lovesick (男はつらいよ 寅次郎恋やつれ Otoko wa …
Tora-san's Lovesick (男はつらいよ 寅次郎恋やつれ Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō Koiyatsure) a.k.a. Tora-san's Lovesickness is a 1974 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Sayuri Yoshinaga as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Lovesick is the thirteenth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
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1973
Tora-san Loves an Artist
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MovieDec 16, 1973

Tora-san Loves an Artist

Tora-san Loves an Artist (男 …
Tora-san Loves an Artist (男はつらいよ 私の寅さん Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Watashi no Tora-san) aka Tora-san Goes French is a 1973 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Keiko Kishi as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san Loves an Artist is the twelfth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
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Tora-san's Forget Me Not
MovieAug 4, 1973

Tora-san's Forget Me Not

Tora visits his family after a …
Tora visits his family after a year. After a misunderstanding he gets upset and leaves to end up in the countryside. On the way he meets Lily and they feel a connection. Sometime later Tora...
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1971
Tora-san's Love Call
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MovieNov 20, 1971

Tora-san's Love Call

Tora-san's Love Call (男はつらいよ 寅次郎恋歌 Otoko wa Tsurai …
Tora-san's Love Call (男はつらいよ 寅次郎恋歌 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajiro Koiuta) aka Tora-san's Love Song is a 1971 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Junko Ikeuchi as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Love Call is the eighth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
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Tora-san, the Good Samaritan
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MovieApr 28, 1971

Tora-san, the Good Samaritan

Tora-san, the Good …
Tora-san, the Good Samaritan (男はつらいよ 奮闘篇 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Funtō hen) is a 1971 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Rumi Sakakibara as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san, the Good Samaritan is the seventh entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
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1970
Where Spring Comes Late
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MovieOct 24, 1970

Where Spring Comes Late

A poor family of miners from …
A poor family of miners from Kyushu uproot themselves and make the long journey to what they hope is a better life in Hokkaido. Their journey is beset with hardship and tragedy.
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Tora-san's Runaway
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MovieAug 25, 1970

Tora-san's Runaway

Tora-San, an eccentric and resourceful tramp, is always …
Tora-San, an eccentric and resourceful tramp, is always cheerful. Although he is an orphan, he decides to go back home after a long absence. He thus sees again his sister Sakura Suwa, who ...
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Tora-san, His Tender Love
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MovieJan 15, 1970

Tora-san, His Tender Love

In an effort to get him to …
In an effort to get him to settle down, Tora's family attempts to arrange a marriage for him. Unfortunately, Tora's goodwill backfires once again, and he leaves for a remote hot springs ...
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1969
Tora-san's Cherished Mother
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MovieNov 15, 1969

Tora-san's Cherished Mother

Tora-san's Cherished Mother …
Tora-san's Cherished Mother (続・男はつらいよ Zoku Otoko wa Tsurai yo) aka Tora-san's Homeward Journey, Am I Trying? Part II, and Torasan Pt. 2 is a 1969 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Kuruma Torajirō (Tora-san), and Orie Satō as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Cherished Mother is the second entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
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It's Tough Being a Man
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MovieAug 27, 1969

It's Tough Being a Man

Tora-San, an itinerant …
Tora-San, an itinerant peddler who is thrown out of his father's house twenty years before but reconnects with his aunt, uncle and sister Sakura. Tora wreaks some havoc in their lives, like getting drunk and silly at a marriage meeting.
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1967
Kyu-chan no Dekkai Yume
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MovieJan 2, 1967

Kyu-chan no Dekkai Yume

Kyu-chan no Dekkai Yume ( …
Kyu-chan no Dekkai Yume (九ちゃんのでっかい夢 Kyu-chan's Big dream) is a 1967 Japanese comedy film by film director Yoji Yamada. Most of the movie takes place at Japan's biggest seaport: Yokohama.
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1965
Kiri no hata
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MovieMay 28, 1965

Kiri no hata

Kiriko attempts to hire a well-known lawyer to defend her …
Kiriko attempts to hire a well-known lawyer to defend her brother's murder case. The lawyer turns Kiriko down as she cannot afford him. Some time later, Kiriko encounters the lawyer again, but this time it is he who needs her help.
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1964
Samurai from Nowhere
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MovieMay 20, 1964

Samurai from Nowhere

The adventures of a ronin, a samurai without a feudal …
The adventures of a ronin, a samurai without a feudal lord, trying to achieve safety in a neighbouring domain.
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1941
Chieko Baisho
BirthJune 1941

Chieko Baisho

Chieko Baisho was born.
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