Kamatari Fujiwara

Kamatari Fujiwara

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1905-01-15 · Deathday: 1985-12-21 (80 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Fukagawa, Tokyo, Japan

110 Movies

Also Known As: 藤原 釜足 · Каматари Фудзивара

Biography

Kamatari Fujiwara (藤原 釜足, Fujiwara Kamatari, January 15, 1905 – December 21, 1985) was a Japanese actor.Fukiwara worked regularly and extensively with Akira Kurosawa, and was known for both being adept at comic acting, as well as being able to do serious roles

Movies & TV shows

1984.

2 Movies
The Tragedy of "W"

The Tragedy of "W"

1984
A young girl wants to be a famous person. In order to get a lead role in a new production, she agreed to stand-in for a famous star who died in her arms. The story of the play being performed by her e...
The Funeral

The Funeral

1984
The father-in-law of the main character dies at the beginning of the film. Over the course of the three-day funeral, which is held in the home, the film moves from one incident to another. These incid...

1981.

1 Movie
Sailor Suit and Machine Gun

Sailor Suit and Machine Gun

1981
A high-school girl is in charge of a declining yakuza organization.

1980.

1 Movie
Kagemusha

Kagemusha

3.5
1980
The tale of a thief who is recruited to impersonate Shingen in order to avoid attacks by competing clans is presented in the feudal epic. Shingen's generals will have a new ruler when he dies. When he...

1977.

1 Movie
Barefoot Gen: Explosion of Tears

Barefoot Gen: Explosion of Tears

1977
"Barefoot Gen" is the first live action sequel.

1975.

1 Movie
Light of Africa

Light of Africa

1975
Two semi-slackers with an ultra-intimate friendship work, slack and drink in a freezing Hokkaido town.

1973.

1 Movie
Time Within Memory

Time Within Memory

1973
Minoru visits his home on Okinoerabu island for the first time in thirty years. Seeing the old man who used to be in love with his mother, Minoru recalls the old days spent on the island with his youn...

1972.

1 Movie
Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice

Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice

3.86
1972
The Razor is a police officer. His first adventure is investigating his superior officer's mistress, who he suspects of having ties with a criminal.

1971.

2 Movies
The Battle of Okinawa

The Battle of Okinawa

1971
The Americans are closing the island of Okinawa. Generals and army divisions are sent to defend it. troops are diverted to other islands as the mission gets out of hand The non-combatants are forced t...

1970.

2 Movies
The Scandalous Adventures of Buraikan

The Scandalous Adventures of Buraikan

1970
The residents of Edo's red light district are being pushed to rebel against a growing number of moralistic laws.
Dodes'ka-den

Dodes'ka-den

5
1970
The daily lives of a group of people in a slum on the outskirts of Tokyo are the subject of a film. The homeless father and son, the young woman abused by her uncle, and the boy who imagines himself a...

1969.

1 Movie
Double Suicide

Double Suicide

4
1969
The social and moral codes of 18th-century Japan were strict. He becomes obsessed with the courtesan. Even though Jihei wants to buy her freedom, Koharu returns his love. His business and family life ...

1968.

2 Movies
The Day the Sun Rose

The Day the Sun Rose

1968
Shinkichi, a peasant employed as a cloth-dyer, has a dream: in the midst of the civil war which ravages Japan, he hopes to revive the long-banned custom of the Kyoto Gion Festival, and by doing so, br...
Eyes, the Sea and a Ball

Eyes, the Sea and a Ball

1968
An inspirational teacher is the focus of this Japanese drama. After his friend kills himself, Natsuki takes a teaching job on an isolated island. His new students, the children of ignorant fishermen, ...

1966.

1 Movie
The Sword of Doom

The Sword of Doom

1966
Ryunosuke, a gifted swordsman, has no moral code and kills without remorse during the final days of the Shogunate rule. It is a way of life that leads to madness.

1965.

5 Movies
Che, Che, Che with Love

Che, Che, Che with Love

1965
A musical relationship.
Cold Rice, Osan, Chan

Cold Rice, Osan, Chan

1965
Three stories are about independence, a man searching for his wife, and a poor craftsman trying to make money.
Taking the Castle

Taking the Castle

1965
The Sengoku Era was coming to an end. The monopoly of the ever powerful shogun, Ieyasu Tokugawa, was at a near. Only one man was brave enough to stand in Ieyasu's way - A lone wolf samurai by the name...
Red Beard

Red Beard

4.33
1965
Wanting to be a personal physician to a wealthy family, Noboru Yasumoto is disappointed when his first post after medical school takes him to a small country clinic under the doctor Red Beard. Despite...
Mickey One

Mickey One

1965
The mob wants the comic.

1964.

1 Movie
Three Outlaw Samurai

Three Outlaw Samurai

1964
A band of peasants kidnapped the daughter of a dictator in order to get him to reduce taxes. Two people from the magistrate's guard, Sakura and Kikyo, join the fight. The three outlaws are fighting fo...

1963.

6 Movies
Tragedy of the Coolie Samurai

Tragedy of the Coolie Samurai

1963
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...
The Sunshine Girl

The Sunshine Girl

1963
A young factory worker is trying to figure out what she wants to do with her life.
色ぼけ欲ぼけ物語

色ぼけ欲ぼけ物語

1963
There is a comedy film in Japan.
Cut the Shadow

Cut the Shadow

1963
The womanising master of a run-down dojo hires an unemployed samurai to make himself look good, instead of learning the skills himself. When he falls in love with the daughter of a higher class samura...
High and Low

High and Low

3.14
1963
An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for a large sum of money.
Duel of Blood and Sand

Duel of Blood and Sand

1963
Frustrated with the bad behavior of his lord, Inaba Yajuro (Otomo) declares that he is leaving the clan and sets off on a journey that leads him into a small town besieged by a violent group of brig...

1962.

3 Movies
47 Ronin

47 Ronin

1962
The story tells of a group of samurai who were left leaderless (becoming ronin) after their daimyo (feudal lord) was forced to commit seppuku (ritual suicide) for assaulting a court official named Kir...
A Carpenter and Children

A Carpenter and Children

1962
A carpenter learns a lesson from five orphans and a woman. There is a winning combination of humor and drama. The friendship between the carpenter, the woman and the children is what makes this a mast...
Sanjuro

Sanjuro

3.86
1962
Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Kurosawa's tightly paced, beautifully composed "Sanjuro." In this companion piece and sequel to "Yojimbo," jaded samurai Sanjuro helps a...

1961.

2 Movies
Happiness of Us Alone

Happiness of Us Alone

1961
The story is of two people. One is deaf, the other deaf and mute. They marry after meeting at a school reunion, and the film follows their trials and tribulations ... and joys.
Yojimbo

Yojimbo

3.88
1961
A ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan, where two rival businessmen are fighting for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the name Sanjuro Kuwabatake, the ro...

1960.

4 Movies
Sazae-san's Baby

Sazae-san's Baby

1960
An adaptation of the popular Sazae-San comic strip.
The Sun's Burial

The Sun's Burial

1960
In Osaka's slum, youths without futures engage in pilfering, assault and robbery, prostitution, and the buying and selling of identity cards and of blood. The alliances constantly change. The friends ...
The Approach of Autumn

The Approach of Autumn

1960
A single mother from the country raising a 6th grade boy comes to Tokyo, leaves the boy to live with his uncle's family, runs a struggling grocery store, and works a local inn. The boy befriends a gir...
The Bad Sleep Well

The Bad Sleep Well

3
1960
In this adaptation of "Hamlet," an illegitimate son climbs to a high position within a Japanese corporation and married the daughter of a company vice president. At the reception, the wedding cake is ...

1959.

3 Movies
I Want to Be a Shellfish

I Want to Be a Shellfish

1959
On a post-war peaceful day in Japan, Toyomatsu Shimizu, a barber as well as a good father and husband, is suddenly arrested by the Prefectural Police as a war criminal and sued for murder.
Samurai Saga

Samurai Saga

1959
The play Cyrano de Bergerac was written by Edmund Rostand. A poet-warrior with an oversized nose loves a lady. She only sees him as a friend, so he helps another man to woo her.
The Story of Iron Arm Inao

The Story of Iron Arm Inao

1959
There is a film about Ishiro Honda.

1958.

4 Movies
Sazae's Engagement Trip

Sazae's Engagement Trip

1958
An adaptation of the popular Sazae-San comic strip. The first entry in the series shot in TohoScope.
Stakeout

Stakeout

1958
Two detectives start a stakeout because they suspect that a murderer will try to get back together with an old flame.
The Hidden Fortress

The Hidden Fortress

4.75
1958
Matashichi and Tahei were trying to make money from the war. A man and woman are in a fortress. The peasants are willing to go with the general and princess to safety in exchange for gold. The general...

1957.

7 Movies
The Lonely Swordsman (Part 2)

The Lonely Swordsman (Part 2)

1957
There was a historical drama about a sleep-eyed ronin.
Good Luck to These Two

Good Luck to These Two

1957
A young man and woman are determined to marry despite opposition from her parents.
Sazae-san Sequel

Sazae-san Sequel

1957
An adaptation of the popular Sazae-San comic strip.
Teenage Sazae

Teenage Sazae

1957
Adaptation of the popular Sazae-San comic strip. The first entry in the series shot in color.
The Unbalanced Wheel

The Unbalanced Wheel

1957
A study of uneasy relationships among the inhabitants of a tiny rural community.
The Lower Depths

The Lower Depths

3.5
1957
The residents of a rundown boardinghouse in Japan are drawn into a love triangle that turns violent. Osugi reveals her infidelity to her husband when amoral thief Sutekichi breaks off his affair with ...
Tokyo Twilight

Tokyo Twilight

3.75
1957
The truth of being abandoned as a child can't be accepted by the younger sister.

1956.

4 Movies
The Maiden Courtesan

The Maiden Courtesan

1956
Period romantic drama.
Sazae-san

Sazae-san

1956
An adaptation of the popular Sazae-san comic strip. The first entry in Toho's Sazae-san series.
The Lonely Swordsman (Part 1)

The Lonely Swordsman (Part 1)

1956
A sleepy-eyed ronin is the subject of a historical drama.
Romantic Daughters

Romantic Daughters

1956
A 1956 color Japanese film starring Hibari Misora, Eri Chiemi, and Izumi Yukimura. The film was the second part of the "three girl" series of films from Toho studios ("So Young, So Bright", "Romantic ...

1955.

6 Movies
I Live in Fear

I Live in Fear

4
1955
Kiichi Nakajima wants to move his family to Brazil because he thinks Japan will be affected by a nuclear war. His family decided that he wasn't competent. Harada is a counselor.
Lovetide

Lovetide

1955
There is a film about Ishiro Honda.
The Lone Journey

The Lone Journey

1955
Forced on the road by yakuza obligations, a man sets out on a reckless journey to Tsumagoi. Movie posters for local cinemas were often displayed at sento (public baths) too. The handwritten text on t...
Mother and Son

Mother and Son

1955
An Ishiro Honda film.
Love Never Fails

Love Never Fails

1955
Two youths - the serious son of a Buddhist abbot and his rakish pal - quarrel over a restaurant keeper's daughter. When one of the youths die the other boy and the girl find they cannot forget him.

1954.

4 Movies
Ditch

Ditch

1954
Toku, a factory worker gives food to a starving woman, Tsuru, who then follows him home. He shares a shack in a shanty village in Kawasaki with his friend Pin-chan. The two men try to get rid of her b...
An Inn at Osaka

An Inn at Osaka

1954
An Inn at Osaka, rarely seen outside Japan, follows the story of an insurance company executive from Tokyo, Mr. Mito, who is demoted to the Osaka office. He takes a room at a small inn and tries to re...
Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai

4.18
1954
A samurai responds to a village's request for protection. The town needs protection from bandits, and the villagers give the soldiers food, while the samurai teach the people how to defend themselves....
The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

1954
A car strikes an unseen object; blood spreads from an invisible source which becomes visible as the bleeding man dies. He carries with him a suicide note dedicated to his only friend, who is also an i...

1953.

4 Movies
Mr. Pu

Mr. Pu

1953
A math teacher loses his job while falling in love with a local girl.
Husband and Wife

Husband and Wife

1953
A married couple looking for an apartment move in with the husband's co-worker, a widower. The husband becomes jealous of the widower and his wife.

1952.

6 Movies
The Woman Who Touched the Legs

The Woman Who Touched the Legs

1952
A screwball tale of a suspected “lady thief” and the detective who is on her trail, following her from Osaka to her home village, where she is going to hold a memorial service for her father. Of cours...
Tokyo Sweetheart

Tokyo Sweetheart

1952
Following the Second World War, the lives of various people in a poverty-stricken area of Tokyo are entertwined. Pachinko parlor girls, shoeshine boys, a maker of costume jewelry, and a streetcorner a...
Ikiru

Ikiru

5.3
1952
A middle-aged man has worked in the same position for decades. After being diagnosed with cancer, he begins to look for meaning in his life.
The Skin of the South

The Skin of the South

1952
The conflict of Ishirō Honda’s second narrative feature, The Skin of the South (Nangoku no hada), lies at the crossroads of science, faith, and economic prosperity. When a group of young geologists de...
The Man Who Came to Port

The Man Who Came to Port

1952
An Ishiro Honda film.
Okuni and Gohei

Okuni and Gohei

1952
A samurai retainer named Gohei is in service to a high-born woman named Okuni. They cannot return to their lord's home until they kill Tomonojo, the man who killed Okuni's husband and Gohei's master.

1951.

4 Movies
Meeting of the Ghost of Apres-Guerre

Meeting of the Ghost of Apres-Guerre

1951
In a small town, according to the homecoming of Professor Ishinaka, the youth culture group was overwhelmed to make a presentation for the summer festival, but because of lack of funds, she works part...

1950.

5 Movies
Conduct Report on Professor Ishinaka

Conduct Report on Professor Ishinaka

1950
There are three love stories in rural Japan.
Tenya wanya

Tenya wanya

1950
Also known as Crazy Uproar.
Beyond the Hills

Beyond the Hills

1950
The novel was originally released in two parts.
Sasaki Kojiro

Sasaki Kojiro

1950
Director Hiroshi Inagaki's early version of the life and death of famed swordsman Sasaki Kojiro.Otani Tomoemon gives a brilliant performance as Sasaki Kojiro, who rises from humble beginnings to natio...
The Munekata Sisters

The Munekata Sisters

1950
Mimura is an engineer with no job and a bad drinking habit. They failed to propose a few years ago, but she was always in love with him. Mariko is trying to get them back together. She is in love with...

1949.

1 Movie
Jakoman and Tetsu

Jakoman and Tetsu

1949
A one-eyed criminal named Jakoman is scaring the inhabitants of a village. The son of the head of one of the fish companies decided to overthrow Jakoman and his associates.

1948.

1 Movie
The Portrait

The Portrait

1948
An artist paints a portrait of the mistress of a real estate broker.

1942.

2 Movies
Sky of Hope

Sky of Hope

1942
Young couple in match-making want to know what marriage is. The couples of sisters and brothers were visited by them. Love comedy in 1942.
Mother Never Dies

Mother Never Dies

1942
The premature death of a young mother serves as inspiration for her husband and son.

1941.

2 Movies
Horse

Horse

1941
Ine Onoda, the eldest daughter of a poor family of farmers, loves the horse very much. The horse is sold to the army when it is grown. Ine is trying to stop the sale.
Hideko the Bus Conductress

Hideko the Bus Conductress

1941
Young Hideko hits on the idea to run bus tours in rural Japan.

1940.

3 Movies
Toyuki

Toyuki

1940
China Nights

China Nights

1940
Wartime propaganda filmed by the Japanese in occupied China, Shirley Yamaguchi portrays an orphan rescued from the streets by a kindly Japanese merchant marine officer. Part spy thriller and part Shan...
Travelling Actors

Travelling Actors

1940
This film depicts a troupe of wandering kabuki players traveling through rural Japan.

1938.

3 Movies
Children of the Sun

Children of the Sun

1938
Venice Film Festival 1939
Tsuruhachi and Tsurujiro

Tsuruhachi and Tsurujiro

1938
Drama about a couple and how they found themselves related with music, their egos and each other.

1937.

2 Movies
Harikiri Boy

Harikiri Boy

1937
An early Th salaryman musical.

1936.

3 Movies
Man of the House

Man of the House

1936
This film is based on a real Meiji era performer -- and tells of Tochuken's partnership with his wife (played by Chikako Hosokawa) who played shamisen for his songs/recitations), his affair with a gei...
I Am a Cat

I Am a Cat

1936
1936 P.C.L. adaptation of Natsume's novel.
The Road I Travel with You

The Road I Travel with You

1936
The otherwise promising young man Asaji (Heihachirô Ôkawa) and his younger brother Yuji (Hideo Saeki) face blighted lives because of society's disapproval of their illegitmacy and déclassé family.

1935.

7 Movies
The Actress and the Poet

The Actress and the Poet

1935
Among the tight-knit neighbours are a poet, his actress wife, a bachelor budding author, a tobacco shop owner-cum-landlady, an insurance salesman and his nosy and greedy wife. Enter a young and seemin...
Botchan

Botchan

1935
1935 P.C.L. adaptation of Natsume's novel.
Wife! Be Like a Rose!

Wife! Be Like a Rose!

1935
Kimiko is a white-collar working girl who lives with her mother. Kimiko wants to marry her boyfriend but needs her father to act as the go-between and negotiate the marriage. Kimiko's father is living...
The Girl in the Rumor

The Girl in the Rumor

1935
There is a story of two sisters, the older being more traditional and the younger being a modern girl. Their widowed father runs the family sake shop, but is running into financial trouble, which caus...
Five Men in a Circus

Five Men in a Circus

1935
The main focus is on the 5 member band of a small circus as it runs into problems while touring rural Japan. It also pays lots of attention to the two daughters of the aging and irascible ringmaster-c...
Three Sisters with Maiden Hearts

Three Sisters with Maiden Hearts

1935
Three sisters are street musicians and make money for their mother. This means playing a banjo for tips.

1934.

1 Movie
Enoken's The Magician

Enoken's The Magician

1934
Enoken plays a magician real powers come from his magical hat. A jealous theater owner sends girls, then goons, to keep Enoken from performing his grand show!

1933.

1 Movie
Tipsy Life

Tipsy Life

1933
The film generally regarded as Japan’s first true musical was also the first film made entirely in-house by the pioneering studio P.C.L., a company founded specifically to take advantage of emergent s...
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