Ineko Arima (有馬稲子, Arima Ineko) is a Japanese film actress born on 3 April 1932 in Osaka. She is known for her work with director Yasujirō Ozu.
Movies & TV shows
The Master of Funerals
On the tenth anniversary of their graduation, one of their classmates is killed in an accident, leading to an unexpected reunion and a funeral. They spend a strange night together, during which the se...
Yume no mani mani
Recently appointed dean at a film school, Kimuro Hajime develops a special concern for one of his students. The young man is fixated on the Second World War. He is frustrated by the sacrifice of young...
1 TV show
Three Generations of the Yagyu Sword
After the 'Incident at Honnoji' (assassination of Oda Nobunaga by Akechi Mitsuhide, a former trusted general), a group of Tokugawa samurai are rescued by a youth named Yagyu Munenori (2nd son of Yagyu...
I Lived, But...
On the 20th anniversary of Ozu's death, there was a lovely tribute. It uses a combination of footage from vintage films and new material shot by Ozu's long-time camera-man, who came out of retirement ...
Confessions Among Actresses
In this intricately layered Japanese film, the nature of actresses and what they gain from acting is explored. The lives of three actresses are laid bare, and scenes from their lives are woven in and ...
1 TV show
The Ooku of Edo Castle could not be seen from the outside for 300 years. There were fierce power struggles among the women.
Lord Tokugawa Ieyasu
In turbulent 16th-century Japan, the leaders of a minor fief have their child taken from them as a political hostage. His mother and his clan endure years of tribulations until he can return.
The Radish and the Carrot
A company executive learns that his brother stole money. He gives money to his younger brother. He vanished suddenly.
Bushido: The Cruel Code of the Samurai
Generations of his ancestors sacrificed themselves for the sake of their cruel lords, as he recounts his gruesome family history after his fiancée attempted suicide. The samurai, the military nobility...
Both fathers and sons are heavy drinkers. The son died in an accident at a bar. The satire focuses on why people drink alcohol.
A Full Life
A woman becomes dissatisfied with her marriage and joins a political theater troupe to protest the U.S. Security Pact.
Love Under the Crucifix
The basic story in Love under the Crucifix is about the daughter of a tea master and a Christian. A Christian who is already married creates problems when he falls in love with a feudal prince. The si...
One week into newlywed Teiko Uhara's marriage, her husband, Kenichi, leaves on a short business trip and never returns. Along the way, Teiko discovers some surprising facts about her husband's past. W...
As the Clouds Scatter
A provincial bus driver plans to marry his conductress, but one night he sees the woman he once loved, which throws him into turmoil.
Run, Genta, Run!
A touching story about a young boy who bravely takes on life's challenges in hopes of finding a better life for himself and his sickly mother.
When a Woman Loves
Story of a romance between a middle-aged journalist and a young woman.
Chikamatsu's Love in Osaka
The adopted son of an Osaka courier falls in love with a prostitute and, discovering that she is about to be purchased by a client, steals money from his employer to redeem her. Hunted criminals, the ...
Farewell to Spring
Five friends who have been together for a long time are disappointed to find that their bonds are not as strong as they used to be.
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
Kaji was a supervisor during the Second World War. He wants to help his prisoners, but he doesn't want to be a soldier. The escape attempt by Chinese prisoners resulted in Kaji's arrest. There is a ch...
The Snow Flurry
A woman gives birth to a child after taking her own life.
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...
Ozu became more sympathetic with the younger generation after seeing his first color film.
There is a drama about the relationship between Japanese immigrants and the Ainu on Hokkaido. Taijun wrote a novel.
His Scarlet Cloak
The humorous tale of Jimbei, a miller, and his wife Osen who live in complete happiness. But Osen's beauty attracts numerous would-be lovers among whom is the local governor, a timid creature, who is ...
1958 Shochiku adaptation of Natsume's novel.
A university student moves into an apartment building and becomes involved with a waitress. The landlord is trying to evict tenants and sell the building.
The younger sister can't take the fact that she was abandoned as a child, but the older sister can.
Love du Jour
The proprietress of a long-established sushi restaurant in Asakusa is a war widow who has raised three children. A film that lightheartedly depicts a generational battle between a mother who is anxiou...
The Adorable Trio
Japanese romantic comedy film.
Itsuko to sono haha
An elderly woman devoted to her foster-daughter searches for a good husband for her.
Kin has saved her money, and has become a wealthy money-lender, spending her days cold-heartedly collecting debts. Her best friends are indebted to her. Tomi and Tamae have children, but their childre...
A human billboard and a shoeshine girl met a child who was separated from her mother at a street in Ginza. They are looking for a mother in a crowded town.
Young Setsuko Fujino begins a new job at Tokyo Chemical Company. She likes her boss, Ippei Hitachi, and enjoys serving him tea, despite the fact that her fellow workers think the women employees shoul...
A comedy about a 50-something movie director, his new bride, a classical dancer, and his adult son and daughter.