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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
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First Appeared:
In the movie Escape from Japan 1964-07-03
Latest Project:
Movie The Buried Forest 2005-05-12
Known For
Poster of Warm Water Under a Red Bridge
Poster of The Stairway to the Distant Past
Poster of Be Free!
Poster of The Ballad of Narayama
Movie The Buried Forest 2005-05-12
Movie Warm Water Under a Red Bridge 2001-11-03
Movie The Stairway to the Distant Past Minato no Mary 1995-03-18
Movie Be Free! Mutsuko's mother 1986-08-09
Movie The Ballad of Narayama Orin 1983-04-29
Movie The Pornographers Haru Masuda 1966-03-12
Movie Silence Has No Wings 1966-02-11
Movie Escape from Japan Mitsuko 1964-07-03
Movie The Call of Flesh 1964-09-19
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