Tag Archives: Hideko Takamine
Hikinige / Hit and Run (1966) Mikio Naruse, Hideko Takamine, Yôko Tsukasa, Eitarô Ozawa, Crime, Drama
A working-class woman becomes bent on revenge after her little boy is killed in a hit and run; she discovers that the man who took the rap was simply a corporate lackey covering up for his boss’s wife.
Tsuma to shite onna to shite / As a Wife, As a Woman (1961) Mikio Naruse, Hideko Takamine, Chikage Awashima, Masayuki Mori, Drama
Kono hiroi sora no dokoka ni / Somewhere Beneath The Wide Sky (1954) Masaki Kobayashi, Keiji Sada, Yoshiko Kuga, Hideko Takamine, Drama
19yo girl loses husband in war. Bombing destroys his family’s shop and the widow stays to rebuild it as the rest of the family flee and runs it for 18 years out of love for her dead husband and his mother…
Entotsu no mieru basho / Where Chimneys Are Seen (1953) Heinosuke Gosho, Kinuyo Tanaka, Ken Uehara, Hideko Takamine, Drama
Gan / Wild Geese / The Mistress (1953) Shirô Toyoda, Hideko Takamine, Hiroshi Akutagawa, Jûkichi Uno, Drama, Romance
Munekata kyôdai / The Munekata Sisters (1950) Yasujirô Ozu, Kinuyo Tanaka, Hideko Takamine, Ken Uehara, Drama
Setsuko is unhappily to Mimura, an engineer with no job and a bad drinking habit. She had always been in love with Hiroshi but both of them failed to propose when Hiroshi left for France a few years ago. Now he is back and Mariko (Setsuko’s sister) tries to reunite them. She too is secretly in love with Hiroshi.
Onna no rekishi / A Woman’s Life (1963) Mikio Naruse, Hideko Takamine, Akira Takarada, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Drama
Nobuko (Hideko Takamine) is a gentle Japanese woman who endures several ordeals during her adult life in this somber, sentimental drama. She gives birth to a baby boy after she marries the man she loves, but the philandering husband is killed during the war. Nobuko raises her son as a single mother and is heartbroken when he grows up and marries a saloon girl against her wishes. When her son dies in an auto wreck, Nobuko finally accepts her daughter-in-law after learning she will soon have a baby.
Otsuta is running the geisha house Tsuta in Tokyo. Her business is heavily in debt. Her daughter Katsuyo doesn’t see any future in her mothers trade in the late days of Geisha. But Otsuta will not give up. This film portraits the day time life of geisha when not entertaining customers.