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Sumiko Sakamoto

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sumiko Sakamoto was born on November 26, 1936 in Osaka, Japan. Sakamoto is a singer and award-winning actress whose heartfelt performances made her a favorite of the late film director Shohei Imamura. Imamura cast her in three of his films, among them "The Ballad of Narayama," winner of the Palme d'Or at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival, in which her brilliant portrayal of an elderly mother not only earned her a kiss from Orson Welles, but also the Japanese Best Actress Award from Nihon Academy. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sumiko Sakamoto, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 25, 1936 In Osaka, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Travel with Ghost 1961-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie The Buried Forest 2005-05-12
Known For
Poster of Salaryman Senka: Tanshin Funin
Poster of The Stairway to the Distant Past
Poster of Sometimes... Like a Prostitute
Poster of Escape from Japan
Movie The Buried Forest Unknown 2005-05-12
Movie Warm Water Under a Red Bridge Unknown 2001-11-03
Movie My Father's Dragon Lioness (voice) 1997-07-05
Movie Salaryman Senka: Tanshin Funin Unknown 1996-12-28
Movie The Stairway to the Distant Past Minato no Mary 1995-03-18
Series Wind of the Ryūkyū Islands Unknown 1993-01-10
Movie Be Free! Mutsuko's mother 1986-08-09
Movie The Ballad of Narayama Orin 1983-04-29
Movie Sometimes... Like a Prostitute Unknown 1978-09-23
Movie The Shogun and His Mistresses Tami 1967-07-30
Movie Young Boss: Leader's Flesh Unknown 1967-12-30
Movie The Silent Gun Tamako Tamamura 1967-10-14
Movie Silence Has No Wings Unknown 1966-02-11
Movie The Pornographers Haru Masuda 1966-03-12
Movie Trigger Happy Romeo Tsuruko 1965-12-24
Movie Escape from Japan Mitsuko 1964-07-03
Movie The Call of Flesh Unknown 1964-09-19
Movie Clamouring Canines Machiko 1964-09-17
Movie Legends of Honor Unknown 1963-10-05
Movie Travel with Ghost Osumi 1961-01-01