Setsuko Hara

Gender: male | Birthday: 1920-06-17 | Place of Birth:

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Setsuko Hara (born June 17, 1920) is a Japanese actress who appeared in six of Yasujirō Ozu's films, most notably as Noriko in the 'Noriko Trilogy': Late Spring (1949), Early Summer (1951) and Tokyo Story (1953). Her other films for Ozu were Tokyo Twilight (1957), Late Autumn (1960) and finally The End of Summer in 1961.She was born  Masae Aida in Yokohama, Kanagawa prefecture. She came to prominence as an actress at an early age, in the 1937 German-Japanese co-production Die Tochter des Samurai (Daughter of the Samurai), known in Japan as Atarashiki Tsuchi (The New Earth), directed by Arnold Fanck and Mansaku Itami.She also starred in films by Akira Kurosawa, Mikio Naruse and other prominent directors.She is called "the Eternal Virgin" in Japan and is a symbol of the golden era of Japanese cinema of the 1950s, although she is mostly unknown in the US. She suddenly quit acting in 1963 (the same year as Ozu's death), and has since led a secluded life in Kamakura, refusing all interviews and photographs. Her last major role was Riku, wife of Ōishi Yoshio, in the 1962 film, Chushingura. She was the inspiration for the protagonist of the 2001 movie Millennium Actress.Description above from the Wikipedia article Setsuko Hara, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Movies of Setsuko Hara

Tokyo Story
Tokyo Story

Tokyo Story   1953

Release Date: 
1953

Rated: 8.2

Production Companies: Sh?chiku Eiga /

Director: Yasujirō Ozu / Shôhei Imamura /

Stars: 
Chishû Ryû  /  Chieko Higashiyama  /  Setsuko Hara
Early Summer
Early Summer

Early Summer   1951

Release Date: 
1951

Rated: 8

Production Companies: Shôchiku Eiga /

Director: Yasujirō Ozu / Shôhei Imamura /

Stars: 
Setsuko Hara  /  Chishû Ryû  /  Kuniko Miyake
The Idiot
The Idiot

The Idiot   1951

Release Date: 
1951

Rated: 7.5

Production Companies: Shôchiku Eiga /

Director: Akira Kurosawa /

Stars: 
Setsuko Hara  /  Masayuki Mori  /  Takashi Shimura
Late Spring
Late Spring

Late Spring   1949

Release Date: 
1949

Rated: 8.2

Production Companies: Sh?chiku Eiga /

Director: Yasujirō Ozu /

Stars: 
Chishû Ryû  /  Setsuko Hara  /  Yumeji Tsukioka
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