Actress

Kirin Kiki

  • Jan 15, 1943 - Sep 15, 2018 (age 75)
  • 5' 3" (1.60 m)
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2019
Erika 38
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MovieApr 13, 2019

Erika 38

This film is based upon an actual case. A sixty-year-old …
This film is based upon an actual case. A sixty-year-old woman lies to others and claims to be thirty-eight. She tricks men and swindles their money. She has a boyfriend who also cheats people for money. The woman realizes that her boyfriend has cheated on her sexually. She is after rich old people now. She lives with her mother with the latter having left the retirement home.
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Kirschblüten & Dämonen
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MovieMar 7, 2019

Kirschblüten & Dämonen

Kirschblüten & Dämonen released.
2018
Nichinichi Kore Kôjitsu
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MovieOct 13, 2018

Nichinichi Kore Kôjitsu

Noriko is a university …
Noriko is a university student. By her mother's recommendation, Noriko begins attending a Japanese tea ceremony near her house with her cousin Michiko. There, Noriko learns from Teacher Takeda. Noriko now has the Japanese tea ceremony in her life and it's there for her during moments when she is sad or happy.
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Kirin Kiki
PersonalSeptember 2018

Kirin Kiki

Kirin Kiki passed away.
Shoplifters
MovieMay 13, 2018

Shoplifters

After shoplifting from a store, Osamu and his son run …
After shoplifting from a store, Osamu and his son run into a little homeless girl shivering with cold. At first glance, Osamu's wife is not quite keen to take her under her wing, but she eventually feels sorry for her. Despite eking a living from shoplifting, the family is happy until an unforeseen incident unveils a secret that puts their bond to the test.
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Mori no iru basho
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MovieApr 10, 2018

Mori no iru basho

Vegetation thrives in painter Morikazu's garden, which …
Vegetation thrives in painter Morikazu's garden, which is home to creatures that serve as models for his paintings, including numerous bugs and cats. A sweet and heartwarming day begins for Morikazu, who gazed at these garden creatures on a daily basis for over three decades, and those who love him.
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2017
Jinsei furûtsu
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MovieJan 2, 2017

Jinsei furûtsu

It is Aichi Prefecture and the story is that of 90-year-old …
It is Aichi Prefecture and the story is that of 90-year-old architect Shuichi Tsubata, who has accomplished much professionally, and his 87-year-old wife Hideko. They live in a house designed by Shuichi complete with its nods to nature, vegetable and fruit gardens and the knowledge that it is all but a fleeting endeavour.
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2016
After the Storm
MovieMay 18, 2016

After the Storm

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, …
Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother (Kirin Kiki) and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son (Taiyo Yoshizawa) - until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again.
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2015
Kakekomi
MovieMay 16, 2015

Kakekomi

Kakekomi (駆込み女と駆出し男 Kakekomi Onna to …
Kakekomi (駆込み女と駆出し男 Kakekomi Onna to Kakedashi Otoko) is a 2015 Japanese jidaigeki drama film directed by Masato Harada. It was released in Japan on May 16, 2015.
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Sweet Bean
MovieMay 14, 2015

Sweet Bean

Burdened with a heavy and ever-increasing debt, a dorayaki …
Burdened with a heavy and ever-increasing debt, a dorayaki baker hires a kind ageing woman, after tasting her delicious surprise. Little by little, she unravels her beautiful inner world. Could she be holding the secret to his success?
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Our Little Sister
MovieMay 14, 2015

Our Little Sister

Three sisters live together in their late grandmother's …
Three sisters live together in their late grandmother's house in the city of Kamakura. They have lived together since their dad left home for another woman and their mum imitated her husband by running off with another man. Sachi, 29, the oldest Koda sister, a nurse at the local hospital, acts as a substitute mother to Yoshino, 22, and Chika, 19. One day, the threesome learns of the death of their "traitor" father and it is only halfheartedly that they go to his funeral. But in Yamagata something unexpected happens: they meet their half-sister Suzu, 13, there and immediately fall for the spell of this exquisite young creature. Sensing that Yoko, her father's widow, will not be a fit guardian, Sachi invites Suzu to move in with them.
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2013
Like Father, Like Son
MovieMay 18, 2013

Like Father, Like Son

Ryota is a successful …
Ryota is a successful workaholic businessman. When he learns that his biological son was switched with another boy after birth, he faces the difficult decision to choose his true son or the boy he and his wife have raised as their own.
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Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
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Award2013

Outstanding Performance by an Actre…

Won award for "Chronicle of My Mother".
Japan Academy Prize
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
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Nomination2013

Outstanding Performance by an Actre…

Nominated for "Chronicle of My Mother".
Japan Academy Prize
2012
Until the Break of Dawn
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MovieOct 6, 2012

Until the Break of Dawn

High school student Ayumi …
High school student Ayumi is trained by his grandmother to act as a "tsunagu," an intermediary for people who want to reach the dead.
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2011
I Wish
MovieJun 11, 2011

I Wish

Twelve-year-old Koichi, who has been separated from his …
Twelve-year-old Koichi, who has been separated from his brother Ryunosuke due to his parents' divorce, hears a rumor that the new bullet trains will precipitate a wish-granting miracle when they pass each other at top speed.
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Hanezu
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MovieMay 18, 2011

Hanezu

Woodwork artist Takumi moves to a small village Asuka.He …
Woodwork artist Takumi moves to a small village Asuka.He then meets Kayoko,a woman who went to the same school as Takumi.Kayoko is fascinated with the color hanezu(crimson); lives with boyfriend Tetsuya.Soon,she falls in love with Takumi.
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Nomination2011

Outstanding Performance by an Actre…

Nominated for "Villain".
Japan Academy Prize
Award2011

Outstanding Performance by an Actre…

Won award for "Villain".
Japan Academy Prize
2010
Ghost: Mouichido Dakishimetai
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MovieNov 13, 2010

Ghost: Mouichido Dakishimetai

A man tries to solve his …
A man tries to solve his lover's murder by communicating with her spirit through the help of a medium.
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Arrietty
MovieJul 17, 2010

Arrietty

The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live …
The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their teenage daughter, Arrietty, is discovered.
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2009
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Nomination2009

Outstanding Performance by an Actre…

Nominated for "Still Walking".
Japan Academy Prize
2008
Still Walking
MovieJun 28, 2008

Still Walking

Still Walking is a family drama about grown children …
Still Walking is a family drama about grown children visiting their elderly parents, which unfolds over one summer day. The aging parents have lived in the family home for decades. Their son and daughter return for a rare family reunion, bringing their own families with them. They have gathered to commemorate the tragic death of the eldest son, who drowned in an accident fifteen years ago. Although the roomy house is as comforting and unchanging as the mother's homemade feast, everyone in the family has subtly changed.
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Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Nomination2008

Outstanding Performance by an Actre…

Nominated for "Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad".
Japan Academy Prize
Best Supporting Actress
Nomination2008

Best Supporting Actress

Nominated for "Still Walking".
Asian Film Award
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Award2008

Outstanding Performance by an Actre…

Won award for "Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad".
Japan Academy Prize
2007
Dog in a Sidecar
MovieJun 23, 2007

Dog in a Sidecar

In this coming of age story, ten-year-old Kaoru's life …
In this coming of age story, ten-year-old Kaoru's life undergoes big changes when her mother leaves home. Kaoru forms a surprising bond with her father's lover, Yoko, as she learns a lot about life during one unforgettable summer.
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Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad
MovieApr 14, 2007

Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Som…

Leaving her alcoholic …
Leaving her alcoholic husband, Eiko takes their son Masaya away from Tokyo and back to her hometown in a Kyushu rural mining community. She toils to support him though many years of schooling even after he wastes his time while studying art in a Tokyo university. After graduation he struggles to find work and finally pulls his life together for his mother's sake, ultimately ending up with multiple jobs as an illustrator and even as the host of a sexually-themed talk show on radio. When Eiko becomes ill with cancer, Masaya invites her to live with him in back in Tokyo where the roles of support are reversed.
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Best Actress
Nomination2007

Best Actress

Nominated for "Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad".
Asian Film Award
2006
Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad
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MovieNov 18, 2006

Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Som…

Based on the …
Based on the autobiographical book by Lily Franky. The novel is about Franky's family and the time he spent with his mother.
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Brave Story
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MovieMay 22, 2006

Brave Story

A young boy attempts to change his destiny by entering a …
A young boy attempts to change his destiny by entering a magic gateway to another world; but on his quest to find the Tower of Fortune and be granted any wish, he must conjure up all his bravery to battle demons, his friends, and ultimately himself.
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Check It Out, Yo!
MovieApr 22, 2006

Check It Out, Yo!

What do high school students usually do? While away …
What do high school students usually do? While away their days dissatisfied with and unhappy about their lives. These four Okinawans are little different. Toru meets Nagisa, with her long hair and cute face, at a local aquarium and falls in love. They coincidentally meet again at a rap concert, but it turns out not to be the encounter for which Toru hopes. It is a show by Workaholics, which inspires Toru and friends to form their own group.
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2005
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
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Nomination2005

Outstanding Performance by an Actre…

Nominated for "Half a Confession".
Japan Academy Prize
2004
Half a Confession
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MovieJan 10, 2004

Half a Confession

Soichiro Kaji killed his wife who suffers from Parkinson's …
Soichiro Kaji killed his wife who suffers from Parkinson's disease, he surrenders to police two days later. Tops of the police wish an early settlement of the affair by fair means or foul because he is a former detective and an instructor at police academy now. Detective Shiki questions Kaji closely about what he did two days after the murder, however Kaji keeps silent about it. What was he doing for two days? Why doesn't he confess it?
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2003
Hotaru no hoshi
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MovieNov 1, 2003

Hotaru no hoshi

This is a story that shows the potential dreams and …
This is a story that shows the potential dreams and teaches kids to never give up
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Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Nomination2003

Outstanding Performance by an Actre…

Nominated for "Returner".
Japan Academy Prize
2002
Inochi
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MovieSep 14, 2002

Inochi

Yu Miri is a writer who's just become pregnant by her …
Yu Miri is a writer who's just become pregnant by her married lover. When she decides to keep the baby without his help, her ex-boyfriend Yutaka, decides to help raise him.
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Returner
MovieAug 31, 2002

Returner

A young woman from the future forces a local gunman to …
A young woman from the future forces a local gunman to help her stop an impending alien invasion which will wipe out the human race.
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2001
Pistol Opera
MovieSep 2, 2001

Pistol Opera

Did you know that there is a ranking of the best …
Did you know that there is a ranking of the best assassins of Japan? In the spirit of 1967's Branded To Kill, also by director Suzuki Seijun, comes Pistol Opera. The assassin ranked third is out to kill the first and move herself up the ladder of hierarchy. What follows is drama, action, a mysterious visitor, an impolite manhandling of a man in a wheelchair, Japanese costumes, several employment offers, a couch and even a pre-teen girl.
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Drug
MovieMar 1, 2001

Drug

Drug released.
2000
Zawa-zawa Shimo-Kitazawa
MovieJul 7, 2000

Zawa-zawa Shimo-Kitazawa

Zawa-zawa Shimo-Kitazawa released.
1999
Keiho
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MovieFeb 17, 1999

Keiho

Masaki Shibata Sinichi is a theater actor who murders …
Masaki Shibata Sinichi is a theater actor who murders a man and his wife. Masaki confesses the crime and alleges that the reason for it was that the woman, five months pregnant, had criticized her show. It could be a very simple case to settle if it were not for the "mitigating liability" contemplated in the criminal system of Japan. Masaki must undergo a psychological test to determine his sanity.
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1997
The Best Bad Thing
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MovieMay 5, 1997

The Best Bad Thing

Girls goes to live with her grandmother hata
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1994
Rampo
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MovieMay 1, 1994

Rampo

Edogawa Rampo is a writer whose latest work is …
Edogawa Rampo is a writer whose latest work is censored by the government, deemed too disturbing and injurious to the public to be allowed to be published. However, after burning his drafts, his publisher shows him a newspaper with an account of events just like his forbidden story. As the film progresses, fantasy and reality intermingle in a tale that draws heavily on influences from Poe and Stoker's Dracula. The film's strongly Expressionistic direction skillfully combines a variety of media (animation, computer-generated imagery, grainy black-and-white fast film stock, color negatives) for artistic effect.
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Nomination1994

Outstanding Performance by an Actre…

Nominated for "Yearning".
Japan Academy Prize
1992
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
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Nomination1992

Outstanding Performance by an Actre…

Nominated for "Rainbow Kids".
Japan Academy Prize
1991
Rainbow Kids
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MovieJan 15, 1991

Rainbow Kids

A wealthy matriarch is kidnapped by a gang of three. She is …
A wealthy matriarch is kidnapped by a gang of three. She is insulted by the amount of money they propose to demand as ransom, and a strange interchange of roles takes place between captors ...
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1989
Nomination1989

Outstanding Performance by an Actre…

Nominated for "Kyôshû".
Japan Academy Prize
1986
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
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Nomination1986

Outstanding Performance by an Actre…

Nominated for "Yumechiyo nikki".
Japan Academy Prize
1985
Yumechiyo nikki
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MovieJun 8, 1985

Yumechiyo nikki

The beautiful Yumechiyo returns home with the crushing …
The beautiful Yumechiyo returns home with the crushing news that her atom-bomb-induced illness is leukemia. With less than 6 months to live she falls in love with a young man.
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Lonely Heart
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MovieApr 13, 1985

Lonely Heart

Lonely and love-struck, high-school student Hiroki …
Lonely and love-struck, high-school student Hiroki pursues one girl but another one mysteriously appears in his life. Is she a figment of his lonely psyche, or real? An intricate triangle develops, and the viewer can't quite be sure what is happening until the whole story is neatly resolved at the end.
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Capone Cries a Lot
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MovieFeb 16, 1985

Capone Cries a Lot

Umiemon is a naniwa-bushi singer who travels with his …
Umiemon is a naniwa-bushi singer who travels with his wife to the United States in hopes of achieving fame and fortune.
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1983
Hometown
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MovieJul 1, 1983

Hometown

Deep in the mountains of Japan a dam is scheduled to be …
Deep in the mountains of Japan a dam is scheduled to be built, thus forcing a relocation of the farmers. One of them is 78-year-old Denzo, whose son and his wife consider him senile. Left alone, he befriends a young boy, Sentaro, who has heard that the old man was once a great angler. The unlikely pair spend lots of happy time together, until Denzo has a heart attack and dies far upstream. The dam is completed and the entire area is inundated. Everyone will move away, except Denzo.
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Amagi goe
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MovieFeb 19, 1983

Amagi goe

Japan in the 1940s. A high school boy went into a …
Japan in the 1940s. A high school boy went into a magic encounter with Ozuka Hana, a geisha (pub-girl) when he traveled through Amagi Pass. A mysterious murder took place afterwards, an Ozuka was held responsible. 40 years later, the boy, who became a printing shop owner, was visited by a retired policeman who came from Amagi Pass. The truth then started to reveal itself.
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1982
Tenkōsei
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MovieApr 17, 1982

Tenkōsei

9th-graders Kazuo (boy) and Kazumi (girl) take a tumble …
9th-graders Kazuo (boy) and Kazumi (girl) take a tumble at a temple in a small seacoast town in Japan. Through supernatural intervention, their minds and bodies are switched, and the result is a touching and hilarious coming-of-age comedy as they attempt to survive the pressures of junior high school life.
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1980
Zigeunerweisen
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MovieApr 1, 1980

Zigeunerweisen

A surreal period film following an university professor and …
A surreal period film following an university professor and his eerie nomad friend as they go through loose romantic triangles and face death in peculiar ways.
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1979
Kindaichi Kosuke no boken
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MovieJul 14, 1979

Kindaichi Kosuke no boken

Kosuke Kindaichi is the …
Kosuke Kindaichi is the most famous detective in Japan. Kindaichi gets a new case to figure out who has beheaded a valuable statue and made off with its head.
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Taro the Dragon Boy
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MovieMar 17, 1979

Taro the Dragon Boy

A young boy has to make a voyage to a distant lake to …
A young boy has to make a voyage to a distant lake to save his mother, who has been turned into a dragon.
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1977
Ballad of Orin
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MovieNov 19, 1977

Ballad of Orin

A blind traveling musician is abused and oppressed …
A blind traveling musician is abused and oppressed while she tours the country, even though the modern world imposes changes on people's behavior.
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Onna kyôshi
MovieOct 29, 1977

Onna kyôshi

High school on the outskirts of Tokyo. On Saturday, after …
High school on the outskirts of Tokyo. On Saturday, after school, music teacher Setsuko is raped by three students in the music class The third class teacher Mitsugu sees the whole story through the ajar door.
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1976
Yayako Uchida
ChildFebruary 1976

Yayako Uchida

Yayako Uchida is an actress, known for Tôkyô tawâ: …
Yayako Uchida is an actress, known for Tôkyô tawâ: Okan to boku to, tokidoki, oton (2007), Blue Wind Blows (2018) and Tokyo biyori (1997). She has been married to Masahiro Motoki since July 1995. They have two children.
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1974
Jack and the Beanstalk
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MovieJul 20, 1974

Jack and the Beanstalk

A young boy named, Jack, …
A young boy named, Jack, climbs a giant beanstalk and stumbles upon a city in the clouds ruled by an evil queen.
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Akumyo: shima arashi
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MovieApr 24, 1974

Akumyo: shima arashi

A man, Asakichi, becomes the target of the yakuza when …
A man, Asakichi, becomes the target of the yakuza when he relates to a geisha.
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1973
Yuya Uchida
Marriage1973

Yuya Uchida

Yūya Uchida (内田 夕夜 Uchida Yūya, born December 3, …
Yūya Uchida (内田 夕夜 Uchida Yūya, born December 3, 1963 in Misato, Saitama) is a Japanese actor and voice actor who is a member of the Haiyuza Theatre Company.
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1970
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 resort where he becomes a handyman and falls for the lovely general manager, Oshizu.
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1966
Lake of Tears
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MovieNov 13, 1966

Lake of Tears

Lake of Tears (湖の琴 Umi no Koto) is a 1966 Japanese …
Lake of Tears (湖の琴 Umi no Koto) is a 1966 Japanese film directed by Tomotaka Tasaka. It was Japan's submission to the 39th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.
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1964
Shin Kishida
Marriage1964

Shin Kishida

Shin Kishida (岸田 森; 17 October 1939 – 28 …
Shin Kishida (岸田 森; 17 October 1939 – 28 December 1982) was a Japanese actor, best known for his supporting roles in films and television series.
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1943
Kirin Kiki
Birth1943

Kirin Kiki

Kirin Kiki was born.
1938
Chronicle of My Mother
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MovieNov 1, 1938

Chronicle of My Mother

Based on an …
Based on an autobiographical novel by Inoue Yasushi, the film chronicles the passage of fifteen years within a family struggling with abandonment, resentment and decline with old age. As the world turns, a son who has issues with his mother has to deal with his own children and role as a father as well.
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