Shirō (; born 14 February 1920 in Noshiro, Japan, and died 3 March 1989 in Japan) is a Japanese actor. Shirō is known for playing the role of Keizo, the youngest son of the Hirayama family in Yasujirō Ozu's Tokyo Voyage (1953).He appeared in more than 160 films between 1943 and 1986.
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While her husband is in prison doing time, Tamaki, the wife of a yakuza capo, runs her spouse’s gang with an iron hand. Meanwhile, Makoto, her younger sister, marries a member of a rival band after be...
August 1945, three days after the end of the Pacific war, is when the drama begins. A freight train full of passengers is heading for Aomori from devastated Tokyo. Takahara and Sachi are on the train ...
The life of painter Shen Uemura, the first woman to be awarded the Order of Culture, is the basis of this story. At the age of 61, Uemura painted a picture of a beautiful woman. Tsuya Shimamura was th...
Ame no meguri ai
A Japanese film.
Love in the Mud
There is a love story between a girl and a boy. In Tokyo, Mami lives an ordinary life with her friends. Ladies hats are her biggest interest. Her father is the ambassador of Japan in Spain. One day wh...
The Wild Daisy
Teenage cousins Masao and Tamiko fall in love when she comes to his riverside brewery house to take care of his sickly mother. Family objections ensue as Tamiko is older than Masao, and the two cannot...
The Last Song
Junkichi is the son of a rich landlord, while Koyuki is the daughter of a poor lumber worker. The mismatched pair soon finds love, and against his father's wishes, Junkichi decides to run away with Ko...
Dice and Swords
The year is 1926. It has been three years since the Great Kanto earthquake hit Tokyo. Everything is being rebuilt from the ground up. Odera crime syndicate saw this as an opportunity to expand its ter...
Woman Gambler and the Nun
Woman Gambler with Kyoko Enami is the eighth film in the series.
Ukyunosuke's Reverse Ichimonji Cut
In this exciting sequel to the popular samurai-ninja movie Ukyunosuke On Patrol, his mission to avenge his father's death continues. His discovery of a mysterious note written by his father, Inspector...
The Great Duel
A cynical samurai is left as the sole survivor to fulfil a plot to assassinate the puppet of a villain intent on usurping the shogunate in the 17th century. A Shogunate Elder connives to rule Japan b...
Organized thieves battle against the Shogun’s ruthless ruling in attempt to get back their land.
The Symbol of a Man
In 1936 under the war clouds over the Manchurian border, 60-year-old Oshima Shozaburo is concerned about the future of his only son, Ryuji, who has refused to follow in the footsteps of his gambler fa...
The story of five easygoing Yakuza who come together to save the live of a young innocent girl, Oichi, from an evil vassal.
Tragedy of the Coolie Samurai
Gonza was a handsome young laborer, a footman and spear-carrier, working hard for his meager wage. All Gonza wanted was to marry his young sweetheart, but despite their mutual poverty, her status as t...
Ukyunosuke on Patrol
This is one of the most powerfully effective ninja films that dispenses with the silly magic of earlier efforts, and concentrates on an excellent story with expert fighting. Sena Denemon is the rarest...
Yakuza of Seki
A young yakuza, Yatappe, wanders around the country in search of his long-lost little sister, Oito. While traveling, he rescues a young girl, Osayo, whose father entrusts her to him with his dying wis...
A detective sets out on a manhunt to catch a murderer before the crime's statue of limitations runs out.
Rainbow Over Kinmon
Three years had passed since Ichiro Takeo left Japan. He was a young physician with a promising future, until his medical error caused the death of a big-shot politician. He was discharged from the ho...
Keiko is pretty and intelligent but her home life is not a happy one. Never having known a father's love, she develops a possessive attachment to Mr. Mazaki, the new mathematics teacher.
Also Known As: Abashiri Native Ground
The Ghost of Iwojima
The monologue and mysterious death of a man who survived and returned from Iwo Jima. A newspaper reporter writes an article about "The Man from Iwo Jima" asking the people who were close to him about ...
Set in an old merchant house in Kyoto, the film traces the passing of an era through the story of a parent and child.
Osaka no kaze
That Wonderful Guy
Yōko dreams of becoming a dancer and begins working with the famous musician Takeo.
After arriving in Kobe, "Jiro the Lefty", a killer with a natural talent, witnessed a man die in a crane accident which turned out to be a cover-up for a murder. Jiro was tailed by a cop while he was ...
Japanese drama film.
Ise, a successful entrepreneur, accidentally murders his lunatic wife after he is spotted having an affair with his secretary, Harumi. In his attempt to perfect his crime, he drives to a remote quarry...
I'm Not the Criminal
Japanese crime film.
Hungry Soul, Part II
A continuation of Hungry Soul, from the same year. Reiko, who tolerates abuse in her marriage to a man 23 years her senior, is friends with Mayumi, a beautiful widow. Reiko meets her husband’s busines...
Reiko, who tolerates abuse in her marriage to a man 23 years her senior, is friends with Mayumi, a beautiful widow. Reiko meets her husband’s business rival, a young, capable businessman, and falls fo...
In 1906, after finishing a tough migrant job in the Philippines, Takichi has returned to Japan. He starts to work as a rickshaw driver, but his lover had died of an illness, leaving a baby girl, Hatsu...
Policeman's Diary, Part 2
The continued adventures of the Ushikata police station include runaway brides and a typhoon.
Passion and Rifle Bullets
Private Detective Ippei Shizuno faces off against a serial killer and a wealthy woman's society who runs an illegal gun trade.
Tales of Ginza
In the thriving Tokyo neighborhood of Ginza, a woman in the process of selling her estranged husband's art collection attempts to identify the man who painted her own portrait fifteen years earlier.
The Eternal Breasts
Fumiko, mother of two children and wife of an unfaithful man who shows a low self esteem, shares her family life with her budding vocation as a poetess. The beginning of her successful literary career...
Rumba of Passion
Drama directed by Yasushi Sasaki.
Battle of Roses
A Japanese melodrama about three sisters, rival fashion companies, and attempted murder by overheated bathroom.
Street of Violence (The Pen Never Lies)
An attempt is made to suppress a journalist's investigation of collusion between a rural police chief and the local gangster bosses.
Port of Flowers
The sweet but naive denizens of a charming port town were hoodwinked by a couple of con men at the beginning of World War II. The plan backfired when the hustlers came down with conscience-threatening...
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