Kaori Momoi

 

 

Kaori Momoi

Tokyo, Japan

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kaori Momoi  (born April 8, 1952 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese actress. Momoi was born in Tokyo, and at the young age of 12 traveled to London to study dance at the Royal Ballet Academy. After 3 years she returned to Tokyo, later graduating from Japan's Bungakuza School of Dramatic Arts. In 1971, Momoi debuted in director Kon Ichikawa's Ai Futatabi (To Love Again) beginning a career that has already spanned 35 years and over 60 films. As an actress, she has worked with some of the most notable films directors in Japan, including Akira Kurosawa (Kagemusha, 1980), Tatsumi Kumashiro (Seishun no Satetsu, 1974), Yoji Yamada (The Yellow Handkerchief, 1977 and Otoko wa Tsuraiyo, 1979), Shohei Imamura (Why Not?, 1981), Shunji Iwai (Swallowtail Butterfly, 1996), Jun Ichikawa (Tokyo Yakyoku, 1997), Mitani Koki (Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald, 1997), Yoshimitsu Morita (Like Asura, 2003) and, most recently, Takashi Miike (IZO, Sukiyaki Western Django). She has also performed in The Sun (2005) directed by Alexander Sokurov and appeared in director Rob Marshall's film Memoirs of a Geisha. For her film performances in Japan, Momoi has won many awards. She has won the Japanese Academy Awards for Best Actress twice and Best Supporting Actress once and was selected Best Actress at the 1983 New York International Film Festival for her role in Giwaku (Suspicion). Popular among Japanese of all ages and a recognized trend setter, Momoi is never idle, pursuing various projects in producing, directing, screenwriting, and design in addition to her acting. She has also released some 15 record albums as a singer and is a much sought after essayist. She won the award for best actress at the 7th Hochi Film Award for Giwaku. Her latest movie is Maris Martinson's movie "Amaya", which was released on September 17, 2010. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kaori Momoi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

 

Movies

Memoirs of a Geisha
Mother
武士の一分
Ine Hatano
幸福の黄色いハンカチ
Akemi Ogawa
影武者
Otsuyanokata
IZO
No character defined
Baunsu ko gaurusu
Saki
Sukiyaki Western Django
Ruriko
クロスファイア
Chikako Ishizu, the Detective
コミック雑誌なんかいらない!
No character defined
The Youth Killer
Ikuko Ishikawa
Solntse
Empress Kojun
ヘルタースケルター
Hiroko Tada
竜馬暗殺
Tae
Seishun no satetsu
Tomiko Ohashi
Emperor
Mitsuko Kajima
Tokiwa-so no seishun
Fujimoto's mother
Mo hozue wa tsukanai
Mariko
Amaya
Amaya
東京夜曲
Tami Ohsawa
Mata no hi no chika
No character defined
あらかじめ うしなわれた こいびとtちよ
No character defined
Kidonappu burûsu
No character defined
You shi tiaowu
No character defined
OKI - In the Middle of the Ocean
Oki
Oh Lucy!
Setsuko / Lucy
たどんとちくわ
No character defined
Mitsu no kuri
No character defined
スワロウテイル
No character defined
夢のまにまに
No character defined
ファザーファッカー
No character defined
La habitación
No character defined
女がいちばん似合う職業
No character defined
THE 焼肉 MOVIE プルコギ
the President of Toraoh
疑惑
Kumako
USB
No character defined
Eijanaika
No character defined
エロスは甘き香り
Etsuko
Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Tonderu Torajirō
Hitomi
Grüße aus Fukushima
Satomi
3.11 A Sense of Home
(segment "Heartquake")
青春の門 自立篇
Kaoru
神様のくれた赤ん坊
Sayoko Morisaki
おニャン子・ザ・ムービー 危機イッパツ!
No character defined
大怪獣東京に現わる
No character defined
木村家の人びと
No character defined
メイン・テーマ
Kayoko Ise
Ghost in the Shell
Motoko's mother
Tomorrow - ashita
No character defined
Afurika no hikari
Fujiko

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ビューティ7
Shouko Iijima