Conocido por: Acting · Cumpleaños: 1904-05-13
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Chishū Ryū (笠 智衆, Ryū Chishū?, 13 de mayo de 1904 – 16 de marzo de 1993) fue un actor japonés que, durante una carrera de 65 años, apareció en más de 160 películas y alrededor de 90 producciones de televisión.
Películas y Series de TV
Tora-san Goes to Vienna
During his wandering throughout Japan, Tora-san meets a suicidal man. He travels with the man to Vienna, but winds up homesick for Japan.
Tora-san, My Uncle
Tora-san's nephew Mitsuo is exchanging letters with Izumi, a former classmate whose parents divorced and took her out of Tokyo.
Tora-san Goes North
When his travels take him to rural Hokkaido, Tora-san helps a cantankerous old veterinarian (Mifune) in his relationships with his estranged daughter, and a woman in whom he is secretly interested.
Tora-san Plays Daddy
A playboy-gambler friend of Tora-san’s dies and, abandoned by his mother, his little boy suddenly turns up in Shibamata. Searching for the boy’s mother, Tora-san meets a cosmetics saleslady and the th...
The Greatest Man in the World
Remake of classic samurai film of 1932
Tora-san's Bluebird Fantasy
During his travels, Tora-san comes across a traditional theater he used to visit, and discovers that one of his old friends has died. Tora-san and his family help the friend's daughter, who becomes ro...
Tora-san's Island Encounter
Tora-san's family's neighbor, Akemi, who had been married in Marriage Counselor Tora-san (1984), runs away from her husband, who is only interested in work. Tora-san follows her to Shikinejima, and at...
Tora-san, the Go-Between
In Nagasaki, Tora-san and an acquaintance help an old woman who has fallen and injured herself. She invites them to her home where the three share a night of eating and drinking. The old woman's healt...
German director Wim Wenders made this documentary in which he tries to explore the Tokyo that was depicted in the films of Yasujiro Ozu. When Wenders visits Tokyo for the first time, he finds a very d...
Marriage Counselor Tora-san
In Shibamata, Tokyo, Tora-san's family prepares for a wedding. Meanwhile, the traveling Tora-san meets an old acqaintance in Iwate Province. Tora-san refuses to drink with him, afraid that the acquain...
Tora-san's Forbidden Love
Tora-san spends several days at the home of a hard-working salaryman ("salaried worker"), who abruptly disappears. When the man's wife asks Tora-san to help find him, he falls in love with her, and se...
At the beginning of the film the father-in-law of the protagonist dies unexpectedly of a heart attack. The remainder of the film is episodic, moving from one incident to another over the course of the...
Tora-san's Song of Love
Tora-san returns to his family home to learn that his brother-in-law cannot go to Mitsuo's (Tora-san's nephew) athletic event. Tora-san volunteers to take his place, but gets into an argument with his...
Tora-san Goes Religious?
Tora-san visits brother-in-law Hiroshi's hometown to attend a memorial service for his late father. When the local temple priest becomes intoxicated, Tora-san wearing the priest's robe delivers the me...
He vivido pero… Una biografía de Yasujiro Ozu
Documental realizado por Kazuo Inoue acerca de la vida y carrera de Yasujirô Ozu, en el cual participa su asistente Shohei Imamura (director de The Pornographers y The Eel), los críticos Donald Richie...
Hearts and Flowers for Tora-san
During his travels, Tora-san gets drunk with an old man in Kyoto. Though Tora-san never fully comprehends his importance, the old man is a Living National Treasure ceramist. At his home, Tora-san make...
Tora-san, the Expert
Tora-san gets into an argument with his uncle and sets out on the road again. In Kyushu he meets a young woman named Keiko and the shy zoologist Saburō, and attempts to play matchmaker between the two...
The Longest Tunnel
After a passenger ship sinks in 1954, Go Akutsu devises a life-saving project in the form of a tunnel under the Tsugaru Strait. While working on this project Akutsu becomes involved with Tae Makimura ...
Tora-san returns to his family's home to attend an elementary school class reunion. After he embarrasses himself by getting drunk and insulting all his ex-classmates, he resumes his travels. In Kyushu...
Tora-san's Love in Osaka
When his travels bring him to Osaka, Tora-san falls in love with a local geisha. He helps her to track down her estranged brother, and informs his family that he plans to marry her. His plans are foil...
Tora-san's Tropical Fever
When cabaret singer Lily writes Toraya about her illness, Tora-san rushes to Okinawa to be by her side.
Foster Daddy Tora-san
After a friend and business colleague dies, Tora-san visits the man's daughter, then takes her to Tokyo so she can study for a night school exam.
Talk of the Town Tora-san
After a chance encounter with Hiroshi's father on a bus, Tora decides to get serious and reflect on the mortality of man. His plans are derailed when a beautiful lady starts working at Toraya.
Tora-san leaves Shibamata once again after an argument with his family and finds himself at an inn where he meets Tomekichi, a young man who looks up to Tora-san.
Tora-san Plays Cupid
Tora-san becomes friends with Toraya's newest tenant, a pachinko-playing electrician that goes by the nickname Watt. Tora attempts to match Watt with a young waitress.
Tora-san Meets His Lordship
Tora-san befriends the descendant of a feudal lord. The man asks Tora to locate his deceased son's wife who resides somewhere in Tokyo.
Tora-san's Pure Love
When Tora-san's infatuation with his nephew's school teacher causes family turmoil, he leaves on his travels again. When he returns, he falls in love with the teacher's mother.
Tora-san's Sunrise and Sunset
Tora-san arrives in Shibamata on Mitsuo's first day of school only to find that on his account, Mitsuo was embarrassed. After a fight with his family, he goes to a bar to drink, then brings home a su...
Tora-san Meets the Songstress Again
Tora-san visits Hokkaido and is reunited with Lily. Now divorced, she plans to resume her singing career and renews her unusual relationship with Tora-san.
Tora-san, the Intellectual
Tora-san is inspired to pursue an education after a visit to the grave of a woman he met years ago. When he returns to Shibamata with the intent to study, he falls for Toraya's new tenant instead.
After Hiroshi is injured in a workplace accident, Torajiro gives Sakura the money he has saved and leaves to work as a traveling salesman once again. During his travels, Torajiro meets a father who s...
After Torajiro's latest attempt to find a bride goes awry, he starts traveling again and runs into Utako (last seen in Tora-san's Dear Old Home), now a widow.
El castillo de arena
Dos detectives son asignados a la investigación del asesinato de un viejo ex-policía en la estación de ferrocarril de Tokio sin ninguna motivación aparente. Poco a poco, la investigación acabará condu...
In Part I we see the young would-be swordsman setting out to achieve greatness in war, achieving nothing because fighting on the losing side, & then beginning his long period of wandering & training, ...
Tora-san's Forget Me Not
On the road again, Torajiro meets a kindred spirit in Lily, a lounge singer.
When Tora-san returns to visit his family, he is surprised to find an arrogant professor occupying his room. The professor and Tora-san become rivals for the affection of Chiyo.
Tora-san's Dear Old Home
While Sakura and Hiroshi struggle to save funds to build a house, Torajiro befriends three young women on vacation during his travels.
Home from the Sea
On a beautiful island in Seto Inner Sea, Seichi and Minko make their living by transporting rocks to construction sites by boat. They cherish the deepest affection for this piece of land they call hom...
Tora-san's Shattered Romance
Torajiro becomes homesick during his travels after watching a television report about his hometown and meeting a young woman that reminds him of his sister Sakura. Meanwhile, a new tenant moves into ...
Tora-san's Love Call
Taking a message from Hiroshi's father to heart, Torajiro attempts to give up his wandering ways.
Tora-san, the Good Samaritan
After a quarrel with his mother, Torajiro sets off to find a bride.
Tora-san's Grand Scheme
After winning big at the races, Torajiro Kuruma wants to take his aunt and uncle on a trip to Hawaii to partly pay the great filial debt he feels he owes them, but the plan hits a snag. Also, a prett...
Tora-san, His Tender Love
Traveling salesman Kuruma Torajirō falls in love with an inn manager as New Year's approaches.
After an encounter with a dying yakuza's son and at his sister Sakura's urging, Torajiro attempts to change his vagrant lifestyle and become an honest worker with a steady job.
Where Spring Comes Late
The story is set in 1970 during the time of the first EXPO in Japan. The film’s main figure is a miner who suddenly becomes unemployed because the mine he worked in was shut down. He decides to resett...
Tora-san's Cherished Mother
Kuruma Torajiro is discovered looking around Kyoto for someone special to him.
La batalla del mar del Japón
Japón y Rusia chocan en lo que se conoció como la Guerra Ruso Japonesa. Un intento de flota y el ejército japonés para tomar el puerto de Arthur falla, y una flota rusa surca en el mar de Japón. El al...
Tora-san, Our Lovable Tramp
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 dr...
The Four Loves
A father gives his four daughters his substantial retirement allowance on the stipulation that they leave him alone, as he wants some freedom. Each of the daughters has a romantic interest and it's no...
Aspirando a un trabajo fácil como médico personal para una familia rica, Noboru Yasumoto está decepcionado cuando su primer puesto después de la escuela de medicina lo lleva a una pequeña clínica de c...
Love Under the Crucifix
The basic story in Love under the Crucifix is about Ogin, daughter of a tea master, who are both Christians in feudal Japan. Ogin falls in love with a feudal prince, also a Christian who is already ma...
El sabor del sake
Shubei Hirayama es un viudo que vive con su hija de veinticuatro años. Sintiéndose viejo y acabado, el hombre se da cuenta de que ella debería vivir su vida y no tener la obligación de cuidarle perman...
A Woman's Place
Drama sobre la vida de cinco hijas y la hijastra del dueño de una tienda.
La condición Humana III: La plegaria del soldado
Tras ser derrotados por los rusos, Kaji y los pocos hombres de su unidad que han sobrevivido emprenden una larga marcha en un intento desesperado de llegar a territorio amigo. Tras sortear no pocas di...
El final del verano
La familia Kohayagawa se prepara para casar a la joven Noriko, la hija pequeña, mientras que su hermana Akiko, viuda y con dos hijos, recibe una propuesta de matrimonio de un hombre con una buena posi...
When a wealthy, selfish family decides to take care of an elderly hobo who collapsed near their home, they are beset by visits from his numerous friends.
Daughters, Wives and a Mother
This film features a large extended family (and associates) even more extensive than the one portrayed by Ozu in "End of Summer". The central character is Setsuko Hara -- a poised middle-aged woman, w...
The Wandering Princess
Pu Zhe , the younger brother of the Emperor of Manchukuo, Pu Wen, marries Ryuko the daughter of a long-established aristocratic family - all in the interest of the Japanese rulers , which legitimizes ...
Otoño tardío (Fin de otoño)
Tras la muerte de Miwa, sus mejores amigos deciden hacerse cargo del futuro de su viuda Akiko y de su hija Ayako. Todos creen que la mejor solución es casar a la joven, pero ésta rechaza uno tras otro...
Los canallas duermen en paz
La hija del presidente de una importante empresa inmobiliaria se casa con Nishi, el secretario de su padre. Durante la boda, ciertos rumores y comentarios circulan entre los invitados: cinco años ante...
Internees of Kampili
In the autumn of 1945, Petty Officer Tadashi Yamaji is among the numerous war crimes suspects facing death on the gallows for maltreatment of Allied women and children interned in camp Kampili. Kampil...
Satan's Sword: The Great Buddha Pass
Basada en la novela THE GREAT BUDDHA PASS (la fuente de SWORD OF DOOM), esta versión de la clásica historia va más acorde con la novela original. La historia de un asesino a sangre fría, Tsuke Ryunos...
Farewell to Spring
Five longtime friends get back together, but are disappointed to find that their bonds are not as strong as they once were.
La hierba errante
Remake de un film mudo dirigido por el propio Ozu en el año 1934. Narra la historia de un grupo de actores ambulantes que van a parar a una pequeña población de provincias. Allí el actor principal se ...
Japón, años 50. Como todos los días, los miembros de una familia se disponen a afrontar sus problemas, sueños y realidades. El padre, con los altibajos de su trabajo y las exigencias que impone la edu...
Flores de equinoccio
A un hombre de negocios sus amigos le piden constantemente consejos sobre el matrimonio, la vida conyugal y la vida familiar. Su serenidad y sus agudos análisis le permiten encontrar el consejo oportu...
The Eternal Rainbow
Two men at an ironworks encounter roadblocks: the first does not have the grades to get a job, while the other finds himself falling for a co-worker.
El hombre del carrito
Matsugoro, un pobre conductor de carro en el Japón del periodo Meiji, devuelve a un niño perdido, Toshio, a su casa. Sus padres se muestran con él muy agradecidos. Tras la muerte del padre, la madre, ...
Crepúsculo en Tokio
Dos hermanas viven con su padre: la más joven ha tenido una aventura y se ha quedado embarazada, la mayor ha abandonado a su marido y se ha refugiado con su hijo en la casa paterna. Cuando, de repente...
A notorious abortion doctor fell down from a night train and he was dead. A man who knows the truth of this accident starts to chase a up-and-coming model.
The Crowded Train
Tamio Moroi, a young university graduate, works at a large brewery where he is taught to do nothing but look busy. When his father goes insane, he is told to send money for medical research into the c...
1955 Toho adaptation of Natsume's novel.
The First Kiss
Portmanteau film about young lovers.
The Moon Has Risen
Mokichi is the widowed father of three daughters, with whom he lives on the premises of a temple since the war. In the film all three daughters become involved in some sort of complicated relationship...
She Was Like a Wild Chrysanthemum
Now an old man, Masao returns to his childhood home and begins to recall his upbringing in this abandoned sector of Japan.
Home Sweet Home
The Ueki family may not be wealthy, but smiles are never in short supply. The father is awarded prize money for 25 years of service to his workplace, but has it stolen on the way home from the ceremon...
The Good Fairy
Two journalists and their lovers share an uncertain future.
When a family has to relocate due to the war, they are ostracized by their new community.
Fireworks Over the Sea
A fishing union depends on two brothers to make up the losses caused by the dishonest captains they replaced.
Carmen Comes Home
A girl who'd left her hometown for the exciting adventure of the big city returns home years later for a visit, soon somehow causing scandal.
El comienzo del verano
En el Tokio de la posguerra, los miembros de una familia convencional llevan una vida tranquila y serena. Su única preocupación es la soltería de Noriko, la hija mayor, que ya tiene 28 años. Pero la s...
A Hen in the Wind
Tokiko is a mother patiently waiting for her husband's return from the war when her 4-year old son becomes ill. She takes him to the doctor for treatment but has no way of paying. She resorts to prost...
Children Hand in Hand
Though less well known than Susumu Hani’s celebrated 1963 remake, Hiroshi Inagaki’s Children Hand in Hand is nonetheless a heartbreaking portrait of childhood kindness and cruelty—and, by implication,...
Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family
After the death of her husband, Mrs Toda and her youngest daughter receive a frosty welcome from the extended family.
Emi Ota and her friend Okiku stay briefly at a mountain inn and then return to Tokyo. Later, Nanmura, a soldier on leave, steps on an ornamental hairpin in the public bath at the inn. Emi writes to th...
The Golden Demon
A penniless orphan loses the woman he loves, when her family arranges a marriage to a wealthy playboy. He believes she was blinded by greed, and becomes a miser.
The Lights of Asakusa
Pre-war Asakusa was a riotous district of cabarets, dance-halls and brothels - a striking backdrop for Shimazu's story of innocence and experience. Pretty, young Reiko is the new dancer in an infamous...
Song of the Flower Basket
Three men fall in love with the same young girl who works in a tonkatsu restaurant in the Shitamachi district of Tokyo.
Moon Over the Ruins
Episode in the life of a composer of a popular Japanese song.
Don't Tell Your Wife About It
A Japanese screwball comedy about the battle between the sexes: two timid men, egged on by their wives, end up in a bitter duel over an expensive lace handkerchief.
A Star Athlete
During college military training exercises, the bond between two friends and athletic rivals is tested when one of them becomes involved with a woman who may be a prostitute.
Children in the Wind
On vacation's eve, a boy is sent to the countryside to live with his uncle after his father is imprisoned and accused of embezzlement.
College is a Nice Place
In a Tokyo boarding house a group of students and recent graduates struggle to complete their studies and find jobs. Considered a lost film.
El hijo único
Una campesina se esfuerza al máximo para que su hijo pueda recibir en Tokio una buena educación. Algunos años después, lo va a visitar, dando por supuesto que será feliz y tendrá una buena posición so...
Historia de una hierba errante
Un anciano y veterano actor que dirige un grupo de teatro Kabuki regresa a un pueblo remoto, donde vive su antigua novia y el hijo de ambos, que ya tiene 19 años. El chico, que desconoce su verdadera ...
A Mother Should Be Loved
The film tells of the strained relationship between a mother and her two sons after the death of the family patriarch.
Two Tokyo co-workers come across a destitute young lady in search of a place to live.
Woman of Tokyo
Ryoichi and Chikako, brother and sister, live together. Chikako toils during the day and, at night, prostitutes herself to fund his college tuition.
Una mujer fuera de la ley (Mujeres y golfos)
Ambientada en Yokohama, ciudad portuaria donde el crimen y la prostitución dominan las calles. narra la turbulenta relación entre un gángster y su novia Tokiko, que de día trabaja como mecanógrafa en ...
That Night's Wife
The film revolves around a desperate man who commits a crime in order to support his family, and the moral dilemma the policeman who tracks him down finds himself in.
I Flunked, But...
Takahashi finds a creative way to avoid doing his revision in this roguish comedy reminiscent of Harold Lloyd’s The Freshman.