Welcome to the World of a Japanese Cinema & Setsuko Hara!! (English version)

Setsuko Hara is a Japanese actress who used to appear in the films of Akira Kurosawa, Yasujiro Ozu, Mikio Naruse and so on. She is called "Eternal Virgin" in Japan and was a simbol of Japanese film`s golden era of the 1950s. I would like to introduce her career and Japanese films.


Profile of Setsuko Hara
Something about Setsuko

with Yasujiro Ozu
With Akira Kurosawa
With Mikio Naruse

A little note about Mikio Naruse
Long Essay: Analysis of Akira Kurosawa`s "Idiot"

[Links related to Setsuko Hara]

IMDb Filmography + video list
Yahoo shopping
Biography + video list
Eonline.com video list
Foreignfilms.com video list
CinemAsie.com video list for french+England

Ozu's homepage
Ozu's film`s analysis
Kurosawa`s film`s poster and discription
"Idiot" and "No regrets for our youth"
Sound of the mountain
analysis of Naruse's "Sound of the Mountain"
Donald Ritchie's comment about Setsuko Hara
French HP about Setsuko Hara

Go to my Japanese main HP (トップページへ戻る)