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Machiko Kyo

  • Teahouse of the August Moon, The (1956) August 11 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Born: March 25, 1924 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Japan Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Kurosawa (2001)
Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998) was, undoubtedly, one of the greatest directors in the history of Japanese cinema, whose work was acclaimed throughout the world. From "Rashomon" (1950) through "Seven Samurai" (1954) to his late masterpiece "Ran" (1985), Kurosawa produced one of the most important and inf
2.
Street of Shame (1986) as Mickey
Portrait of a group of prostitutes struggling for spiritual and economic survival while working in Tokyo's red light district.
3.
Kesho (1985)
4.
Floating Weeds (1970) as Sumiko
5.
Thousand Cranes (1969) as Chikako Kurimoto
6.
The Daphne (1967) as 1st daughter
7.
The Face of Another (1967) as His wife
After a fire scars him, a businessman tries to build a new life behind a mask.
8.
Sweet Sweat (1965) as Bar girl
9.
The Great Wall (1965) as
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Buddha (1963) as Nandabala
11.
Odd Obsession (1961) as Ikuko Kenmochi
A man becomes impotent so he hires a younger man to have sex with his wife, but soon the daughter of the couple falls in love with the hired stranger.
12.
Bonchi (1960)
13.
Floating Weeds (1959) as Sumiko
When her lover visits the mother of his child, a jealous actress plots revenge.
16.
The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956) as Lotus Blossom
An Okinawan translator introduces U.S. occupation forces to the joys of local life.
17.
Princess Yang Kwei Fei, The (1955) as Yokihiko--The Empress
Based on the true life tale of a Tang Dynasty Emperor who married one of his maids after his wife, the former Empress, passed away. He was then met upon by much resistance by the people who demanded her ouster.
18.
Gate of Hell (1954) as Lady Kesa
In 12th-century Japan, a heroic officer pursues a married woman.
19.
Ugetsu Monogatari (1953) as Lady Wakasa
Two peasants try to make their fortune during a civil war.
20.
Rashomon (1951) as Masago--Takehiro'S Wife
In medieval Japan, four people offer conflicting accounts of a rape and murder.
21.
Genji monogatari (1951)
Based on the classic novel by Murasaki Shikibu, written over 1000 years ago. Genji, the son of the emperor, has gained renown among the nobility of Kyoto for his charm and good looks, yet he cannot stop himself from pursuing the one object of desire he must never obtain: his father's young and beautiful bride. Following the tragic consequences of his obsession, Genji wanders from one affair to another, always seeking some sort of resolution to his life.

Cast (special)

22.
Kurosawa (2002) as Interviewee
Hailed by critics as one of the top filmmakers of the 20th century, Japanese director Akira Kurosawa is especially distinctive as the only non-Westerner on this elite list. In 1990, he received an honorary Academy Award for lifetime achievement. However, only a few of his films are even familiar to

Cast (short)

23.
Operation Teahouse (1956)
This short promotional film provides a behind-the-scenes look at "The Teahouse of the August Moon" (1956).

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