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Yoshi Katô

  • Jan 12, 1913 - Mar 01, 1988 (age 75)
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1988
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Yoshi Katô

Yoshi Katô passed away.
1987
Hachiko Monogatari
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MovieAug 1, 1987

Hachiko Monogatari

The true story about a dog's loyalty to its master, even after his …
The true story about a dog's loyalty to its master, even after his death.
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1985
Tampopo
MovieNov 23, 1985

Tampopo

In this humorous paean to the joys of food, the main story is …
In this humorous paean to the joys of food, the main story is about trucker Goro, who rides into town like a modern Shane to help Tampopo set up the perfect noodle soup restaurant. Woven into this main story are a number of smaller stories about the importance of food, ranging from a gangster who mixes hot sex with food, to an old woman who terrorizes a shopkeeper by compulsively squeezing his wares.
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1984
Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
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Nomination1984

Outstanding Performance by an Actor in …

Nominated for "Hometown".
Japan Academy Prize
1983
Hometown
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MovieJul 1, 1983

Hometown

Deep in the mountains of Japan a dam is scheduled to be built, …
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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1980
The Beast to Die
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MovieOct 4, 1980

The Beast to Die

A journalist steals a gun from a cop after killing him and goes on …
A journalist steals a gun from a cop after killing him and goes on a spree of robbery and murder.
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1979
Hunter in the Dark
MovieJun 17, 1979

Hunter in the Dark

Yataro Tanigawa, a one-eyed hired assassin, impresses yakuza …
Yataro Tanigawa, a one-eyed hired assassin, impresses yakuza boss Gomyo Kiyoemon with his skill. Gomyo hires Tanigawa as his bodyguard, or yojimbo, to protect him during an inter-clan conflict. Tanigawa quickly rises in stature in the clan, but finds his boss's enemies almost overwhelming.
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Hell
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MovieJun 3, 1979

Hell

Hell manifests itself through the sins, shame and desires of …
Hell manifests itself through the sins, shame and desires of an upper class rural family and a mother's grief from beyond the grave.
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Vengeance Is Mine
MovieApr 21, 1979

Vengeance Is Mine

Chronological exploits of Iwao Enokizu, a murderous thief …
Chronological exploits of Iwao Enokizu, a murderous thief on the run.
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Akuma ga kitarite fue o fuku
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MovieJan 20, 1979

Akuma ga kitarite fue o fuku

Famous detective Kindaichi …
Famous detective Kindaichi investigates a series of mysterious murders revolving around a wealthy family.
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1978
The Fall of Ako Castle
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MovieOct 28, 1978

The Fall of Ako Castle

This is the story of "The Forty …
This is the story of "The Forty-Seven Ronin." Based on historical events in 1701 -- 1702, the movie tells the tale of the Asano clan's downfall and the revenge of its former samurai on the ...
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The Demon
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MovieOct 7, 1978

The Demon

When Sokichi stops providing his long-time lover Kikuyo …
When Sokichi stops providing his long-time lover Kikuyo enough money to pay for the care of their three young children, Kikuyo leaves the children with Sokichi - and his very surprised and angry wife Oume disappears.
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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 while …
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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Village of Eight Gravestones
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MovieOct 29, 1977

Village of Eight Gravestones

The heir to a family fortune …
The heir to a family fortune discovers that a curse has been placed on it, put there centuries before by a band of samurai warriors.
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Mount Hakkoda
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MovieJun 4, 1977

Mount Hakkoda

Two infantry regiments of the Imperial Japanese Army …
Two infantry regiments of the Imperial Japanese Army tackled Mount Hakkoda in the winter of 1902 to prepare for war with Russia.
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1976
Dragon Princess
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MovieJan 31, 1976

Dragon Princess

Karate master Kazuma gets severely beaten and crippled …
Karate master Kazuma gets severely beaten and crippled by nefarious rival Nikaido. Kazuma trains his loyal daughter Yumi in the martial arts so she can exact a harsh revenge on Nikaido and his band of evil thugs.
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1975
Kinkanshoku
MovieSep 6, 1975

Kinkanshoku

Kinkanshoku is a 1975 political thriller film directed by …
Kinkanshoku is a 1975 political thriller film directed by Satsuo Yamamoto.
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1974
Castle of Sand
MovieOct 19, 1974

Castle of Sand

Detectives investigate the murder of an old man found in a …
Detectives investigate the murder of an old man found in a Tokyo rail yard.
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Himiko
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MovieMar 9, 1974

Himiko

A freestyle, imagined telling of the life of shaman queen Himiko, …
A freestyle, imagined telling of the life of shaman queen Himiko, who falls in love with her half-brother, making her powers weaken thus putting her position to risk.
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The Family
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MovieJan 26, 1974

The Family

The family is a drama film directed by Satsuo Yamamoto.
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1973
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons
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MovieAug 11, 1973

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the La…

Fifth film in the Lone Wolf & …
Fifth film in the Lone Wolf & Cub Series. 5 warriors challenge Ogami to duels. Each has 1/5th of Ogami's assassin fee and 1/5 of the information he needs to complete his assassination. His mission is to kill a mad Daimyo before he destroys his clan!
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Hiroshima Death Match
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MovieApr 28, 1973

Hiroshima Death Match

A young criminal joins a …
A young criminal joins a yakuza family to kill the gangsters who beat him up, but falls in love with his boss' widow niece, piling up enemies and corpses along his wayward way.
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1972
Kage gari: Hoero taihô
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MovieOct 10, 1972

Kage gari: Hoero taihô

The second live-action film …
The second live-action film about the adventures of three ronin: Jubei, Sunlight, and Moonlight, who dedicate their lives to hunt down "shadows", the ninja spies of the Tokugawa shogunate.
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance
MovieJan 15, 1972

Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance

In this first film of the Lone …
In this first film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, adapted from the manga by Kazuo Koike, we are told the story of the Lone Wolf and Cub's origin. Ogami Itto, the official Shogunate executioner, has been framed for disloyalty to the Shogunate by the Yagyu clan, against whom he now is waging a one-man war, along with his infant son, Daigoro.
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1971
Silence
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MovieNov 3, 1971

Silence

Two Jesuit priests encounter persecution when they travel …
Two Jesuit priests encounter persecution when they travel to Japan in the 17th century to spread Christianity and to locate their mentor.
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1970
Blind Woman's Curse
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MovieJun 20, 1970

Blind Woman's Curse

Akemi and the man of her clan confront their opponents; …
Akemi and the man of her clan confront their opponents; Akemi delivers a sword thrust to kill the opponents' leader, and Aiko, his daughter, tries to interpose herself, suffering a glancing blow to her eyes, thus cutting her badly, and blinding her. Amid the ensuing fight, no one notices that a black cat laps the young woman's wound. Years later, revenge between the two clans continue, plus added dissension amongst Akemi's people, leading to more deaths. A new member comes to help them, but she is a strange woman - and blind. The curse of the blind woman is about to fell on the dragon-lady.
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1969
Meiji · Taishô · Shôwa: Ryôki onna hanzai-shi
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MovieAug 27, 1969

Meiji · Taishô · Shôwa: Ryôki onna hanz…

Discover 4 famous Japanese …
Discover 4 famous Japanese murderers: Takahashi Oden, the last woman beheaded in Japan, Sada Abe, a crazy lover, Kunihiko Kodaira, a rapist-killer and finally, the Toyokaku case, a woman who did everything to own a hotel.
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Double Suicide
MovieMay 24, 1969

Double Suicide

During feudal times in Osaka, Koharu, a courtesan, and …
During feudal times in Osaka, Koharu, a courtesan, and Jihei, a married paper merchant, fall in love, they having met in he being one of her regular customers. Their passion for each other is all consuming, especially for Kihei who leaves the running of the paper store in the hands of his wife, Osan. At the beginning of each month - twenty-nine months thus far - Jihei writes a vow to Koharu to free her from her life so that they can be together. However, he doesn't have the money to pay her ransom, he spending whatever money he has in paying for her services. In the meantime, anyone can pay her ransom, she who would be his possession. Jihei and Koharu have vowed to commit suicide together so that they can be together for eternity if they cannot be together on Earth. Jihei and Koharu's journey is affected by several people: his brother, Magoemon, and Osan's parents, who want Jihei to to do right by Osan as her husband and father to their two young children; wealthy Tahei, who believes money should be able to get him anything, including Koharu, who she detests in return; and Osan herself, who knows more about what Jihei is doing than she may let on to him, and who has a special relationship with Koharu in getting what she wants out of her marriage. Jihei and Koharu's plans for the double suicide are also affected by thoughts of the negative consequences of doing so on the living.
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1968
Profound Desires of the Gods
MovieNov 22, 1968

Profound Desires of the Gods

An engineer from Tokyo …
An engineer from Tokyo arrives on a drought-ridden tropical island to drill a well to power a nearby sugar mill. He meets the inbred Futori family, hated by the locals for breaking religious customs.
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1967
Portrait of Chieko
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MovieJun 5, 1967

Portrait of Chieko

Takamura, poet and sculptor, is married to Chieko, who also …
Takamura, poet and sculptor, is married to Chieko, who also has artistic desires. However, she is becoming increasingly aware that she can not match her husband's work.
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1966
Shiroi Kyotô
MovieOct 15, 1966

Shiroi Kyotô

Zaizen Goro may only be an assistant professor but he …
Zaizen Goro may only be an assistant professor but he has already made a name for himself. His superior, however, does not approve of his attitude towards their profession, and is at odds over who to nominate as his successor. The selection of the new professor reveals a rich and complex political world inside Naniwa University.
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1965
A Fugitive from the Past
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MovieJan 15, 1965

A Fugitive from the Past

Three thieves escape from a …
Three thieves escape from a heist, one of them killing the other two. He is sheltered by a prostitute and sought after by the police, but only after ten years his true motivation unravels.
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1964
The Scarlet Camellia
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MovieNov 21, 1964

The Scarlet Camellia

The Scarlet Camellia released.
Revenge
MovieNov 1, 1964

Revenge

After killing a high-ranking officer in an illegal duel, a low-ranking …
After killing a high-ranking officer in an illegal duel, a low-ranking samurai is declared insane and challenged to a fixed duel by the vengeful clan to which his dead opponent belonged to.
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Fight, Zatoichi, Fight
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MovieOct 17, 1964

Fight, Zatoichi, Fight

Blind swordsman/masseuse …
Blind swordsman/masseuse Zatoichi befriends a young woman returning home with her baby. When gangsters mistake her for Zatoichi and kill her, Zatoichi determines to escort the baby to its father. He gains the reluctant help of a young pick pocket and together they travel to find the baby's father. But they do not reckon on the father's reaction to their arrival, nor on their own growing feelings for the child.
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Intentions of Murder
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MovieJun 28, 1964

Intentions of Murder

A housewife living under her tyrannical husband has her …
A housewife living under her tyrannical husband has her life stressfully turned upside down after getting raped by a burglar.
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1963
Shitô no densetsu
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MovieAug 11, 1963

Shitô no densetsu

A Tokyo family escaping the war relocates to a Hokkaido …
A Tokyo family escaping the war relocates to a Hokkaido village; their daughter is set to marry the local leader's son, but her siblings disapprove, which eventually leads to a violent tragedy.
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Bushido, Samurai Saga
MovieApr 28, 1963

Bushido, Samurai Saga

After a salary-man's fiancée …
After a salary-man's fiancée attempts suicide, he remembers his gruesome family history, which sees his ancestors sacrificing themselves for the sake of their cruel lords, and realizes that he's about to repeat their mistakes.
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An Actor's Revenge
MovieJan 13, 1963

An Actor's Revenge

Yukinojo, a Kabuki actor, seeks revenge by destroying the …
Yukinojo, a Kabuki actor, seeks revenge by destroying the three men who caused the deaths of his parents. Also involved are the daughter of one of Yukinojo's targets, two master thieves, and a swordsman who himself is out to kill Yukinojo.
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1962
The Outcast
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MovieApr 6, 1962

The Outcast

A young man struggles to come to terms with his true identity in …
A young man struggles to come to terms with his true identity in a remote caste-based village in early 20th century Japan.
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The Revolutionary
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MovieMar 21, 1962

The Revolutionary

In the year 1637 in Shimabara of Tokugawa-era Japan, …
In the year 1637 in Shimabara of Tokugawa-era Japan, oppressed peasant Christians revolt against the shogunate with the aid of a charismatic Christian rebel leader Shiro Amakusa.
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1961
The Catch
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MovieNov 22, 1961

The Catch

The film is a relentlessly savage fable about a Japanese …
The film is a relentlessly savage fable about a Japanese mountain village whose inhabitants accidentally capture a black American airman only a few weeks before the 1945 capitulation. The 'prisoner of war' acts as a catalyst, bringing out all the repressed aggression and latent political conflicts beneath the tradition-girded surface of the community.
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Immortal Love
MovieSep 16, 1961

Immortal Love

Heibei, the son of a wealthy landowner, returns home …
Heibei, the son of a wealthy landowner, returns home from the war in 1937 wounded in the leg and permanently disabled. He lusts after and thinks he loves Sadako, the daughter of a tenant farmer on his family's property. Sadako is in love with and engaged to Takashi, another soldier who is still off in the war. Heibei has his father blackmail Sadako's family into an arranged marriage between himself and Sadako, and when she refuses, he rapes her. With nowhere now to go, Sadako marries Heibei, but for the next 24 years, the roots of the loveless marriage poison everyone involved.
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Zero Focus
MovieMar 19, 1961

Zero Focus

Teiko's new husband disappears on a business trip. She …
Teiko's new husband disappears on a business trip. She discovers a pair of mysterious postcards hidden away in a book that may be clues to his fate.
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1958
Yoru no tsuzumi
MovieApr 15, 1958

Yoru no tsuzumi

When a married woman has an affair with a young musician, …
When a married woman has an affair with a young musician, feudal Japanese law requires that both offenders pay with their lives. However, the woman's husband blames himself for his wife's straying and attempts to thwart the law demanding capital punishment.
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1957
The Rice People
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MovieMar 4, 1957

The Rice People

The heroes and heroines are all rice farmers, struggling to …
The heroes and heroines are all rice farmers, struggling to eke out an existence in an unfriendly world.
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1956
Mahiru no ankoku
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MovieMar 27, 1956

Mahiru no ankoku

When an elderly couple is murdered, the police pick up …
When an elderly couple is murdered, the police pick up the most likely suspect, a young loner. The authorities force a confession out of the suspect, who then insists that he had a pair of accomplices.
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Akō Rōshi: Ten no Maki, Chi no Maki
MovieJan 15, 1956

Akō Rōshi: Ten no Maki, Chi no Maki

Akō Rōshi: Ten no Maki, Chi …
Akō Rōshi: Ten no Maki, Chi no Maki (赤穂浪士 天の巻 地の巻 Akō Rōshi: Ten no Maki, Chi no Maki) is a 1956 color (Eastmancolor) Japanese film directed by Sadatsugu Matsuda. It is a samurai film telling the story of the Forty-seven Ronin.
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1954
Taiyo no nai machi
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MovieJun 24, 1954

Taiyo no nai machi

Taiyo no nai machi released.
1953
Hiroshima
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MovieOct 7, 1953

Hiroshima

Brilliant retelling of the Day in Hiroshima the day the bomb …
Brilliant retelling of the Day in Hiroshima the day the bomb dropped. A bit heavy handed at times, yet extremely realistic.
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Himeyuri no Tô
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MovieJan 9, 1953

Himeyuri no Tô

Himeyuri no Tô released.
1950
Isuzu Yamada
Marriage1950

Isuzu Yamada

Isuzu Yamada (山田 五十鈴, Yamada Isuzu, 5 February …
Isuzu Yamada (山田 五十鈴, Yamada Isuzu, 5 February 1917 – 9 July 2012) was a Japanese actress whose career on stage and screen spanned eight decades.
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1913
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Yoshi Katô

Yoshi Katô was born.
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