Search results for "Chieko Baishô"


Howl's Moving Castle (2004) RT 87% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Mar 2006

When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Takuya Kimura  •  Akihiro Miwa  •  Tatsuya Gashûin  •  Mitsunori Isaki

Tora-san, the Matchmaker (1979)

Tora-san helps out a runaway bride.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Kaori Momoi  •  Akira Fuse

Tora-san's Sunrise and Sunset (1976)

Tora-san arrives in Shibamata on Mitsuo's first day of school only to find that on his account, Mitsuo was embarrassed. After a fight with his family, he goes to a bar to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Kiwako Taichi  •  Gin Maeda

Tora-san's Runaway (1970)

After an encounter with a dying yakuza's son and at his sister Sakura's urging, Torajiro attempts to change his vagrant lifestyle and become an honest worker with a steady job.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Aiko Nagayama  •  Shin Morikawa

Tora-san's Forget Me Not (1973)

On the road again, Torajiro meets a kindred spirit in Lily, a lounge singer.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Ruriko Asaoka  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Chishû Ryû

Tora-san's Shattered Romance (1971)

Torajiro becomes homesick during his travels after watching a television report about his hometown and meeting a young woman that reminds him of his sister Sakura. Meanwhile, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Ayako Wakao

Tora-san Plays Cupid (1977)

Tora-san becomes friends with Toraya's newest tenant, a pachinko-playing electrician that goes by the nickname Watt. Tora attempts to match Watt with a young waitress.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Masatoshi Nakamura  •  Shiho Fujimura

Tora-san's Grand Scheme (1970) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Mar 2010

After winning big at the races, Torajiro Kuruma wants to take his aunt and uncle on a trip to Hawaii to partly pay the great filial debt he feels he owes them, but the plan ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Shun'ichi Kobayashi
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Gin Maeda  •  Gajirô Satô  •  Komaki Kurihara

Tora-san's Lovesick (1974)

After Torajiro's latest attempt to find a bride goes awry, he starts traveling again and runs into Utako (last seen in Tora-san's Dear Old Home), now a widow.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Sayuri Yoshinaga  •  Tatsuo Matsumura

Tora-san Meets His Lordship (1977)

Tora-san befriends the descendant of a feudal lord. The man asks Tora to locate his deceased son's wife who resides somewhere in Tokyo.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Gin Maeda  •  Kanjûrô Arashi




Tora-san's Love Call (1971)

Taking a message from Hiroshi's father to heart, Torajiro attempts to give up his wandering ways.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Shin Morikawa  •  Chishû Ryû

Talk of the Town Tora-san (1978)

After a chance encounter with Hiroshi's father on a bus, Tora decides to get serious and reflect on the mortality of man. His plans are derailed when a beautiful lady starts ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Gin Maeda  •  Chishû Ryû

Tora-san's Rise and Fall (1975)

Tora-san visits Hokkaido and is reunited with Lily. Now divorced, she plans to resume her singing career and renews her unusual relationship with Tora-san.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Ruriko Asaoka

Tora-san's Dream-Come-True (1972)

When Tora-san returns to visit his family, he is surprised to find an arrogant professor occupying his room. The professor and Tora-san become rivals for the affection of Chiyo.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Kaoru Yachigusa  •  Masakane Yonekura

Foster Daddy, Tora! (1980)

After a friend and business colleague dies, Tora-san visits the man's daughter, then takes her to Tokyo so she can study for a night school exam.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Ran Ito  •  Tatsuo Matsumura

Tora-san's Cherished Mother (1969) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Kuruma Torajiro is discovered looking around Kyoto for someone special to him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chôchô Miyako  •  Orie Satô  •  Chieko Baishô

Tora's Pure Love (1976)

When Tora-san's infatuation with his nephew's school teacher causes family turmoil, he leaves on his travels again. When he returns, he falls in love with the teacher's mother.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Machiko Kyô  •  Fumi Dan

Stage-Struck Tora-san (1978)

Tora-san leaves Shibamata once again after an argument with his family and finds himself at an inn where he meets Tomekichi, a young man who looks up to Tora-san.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Nana Kinomi  •  Tetsuya Takeda

Tora-san, His Tender Love (1970) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Traveling salesman Kuruma Torajirō falls in love with an inn manager as New Year's approaches.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Azuma Morisaki
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Michiyo Aratama  •  Chieko Baishô

Tora-san's Dream of Spring (1979)

Tora-san's opinions about Americans get challenged when another wandering peddler, Michael Jordan, stops by Shibamata.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Herb Edelman  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Kyôko Kagawa