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Nobuko Miyamoto is a Actor and Choreographer Japonaise born on 27 march 1945 at Otaru City (Japon)

Nobuko Miyamoto

Nobuko Miyamoto
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Nationality Japon
Birth 27 march 1945 (78 years) at Otaru City (Japon)
Awards Japan Academy Prize

Nobuko Miyamoto (宮本 信子, Miyamoto Nobuko, born March 27, 1945) is a Japanese actress. She was born in Otaru, Hokkaidō, and raised in Nagoya. She was married to director Juzo Itami from 1969 until his death in 1997, and regularly starred in his films.

She has been nominated for eight Best Actress Japanese Academy Awards, winning in 1988 for her role in A Taxing Woman.


Nobuko Miyamoto passe son enfance à Nagoya. Elle a été mariée au réalisateur Jūzō Itami de 1969 à 1997, année du suicide de ce dernier. À plusieurs reprises, elle interprète le premier rôle dans des films de son époux.

Nobuko Miyamoto est nominée huit fois pour la récompense de meilleure actrice lors des Japan Academy Prize. Elle remporte finalement cette récompense en 1988 pour son rôle dans L'Inspectrice des impôts (マルサの女, Marusa no onna).

Best films

The Karate Kid Part II (1986)
The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Nobuko Miyamoto (18 films)

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The Tale of The Princess Kaguya, 2h17
Directed by Isao Takahata
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Fantasy, Historical, Animation
Themes Space adventure films, Feminist films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Sur la Lune, Political films, Alternate history films, Space opera, Children's films
Actors Kengo Kora, Takeo Chii, Nobuko Miyamoto, Atsuko Takahata, Tomoko Tabata, Darren Criss
Roles The Bamboo Cutter's Wife / Narrator (voice)
Rating80% 4.000764.000764.000764.000764.00076
A bamboo cutter named Sanuki no Miyatsuko discovers a miniature girl inside a glowing bamboo shoot. Believing her to be a divine presence, Miyatsuko and his wife decide to raise her as their own, calling her "Princess". The girl grows rapidly and conspicuously, marveling her parents and earning her the nickname "Takenoko" (Little Bamboo) from the other children in the village. Sutemaru, the oldest among Kaguya's friends, develops a particularly close relationship with her.
Isoroku Yamamoto, the Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet, 2h20
Directed by Izuru Narushima
Genres War, Historical
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films
Actors Kōji Yakusho, Hiroshi Abe, Hiroshi Tamaki, Toshirō Yanagiba, Mieko Harada, Asaka Seto
Roles Yamamoto's mother
Rating66% 3.343533.343533.343533.343533.34353
The film presents Yamamoto's family life, his attempts to prevent the impending conflict with the United States amid World War II and his run-ins with Japanese war hawks. The Japanese military establishment entangles Yamamoto in the war and orders him to prepare the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Supermarket Woman, 2h7
Directed by Jūzō Itami
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy
Actors Nobuko Miyamoto, Masahiko Tsugawa (津川 雅彦), Akiko Matsumoto, Kunitarō Sawamura, Tomiko Ishii, Fumika Shimizu
Roles Hanako Inoue
Rating72% 3.6305053.6305053.6305053.6305053.630505
A new supermarket 'Bargains Galore' opens, and threatens the longer-established 'Honest Goro' with its aggressive price cutting. The owner of 'Honest Goro' (Goro, played by Masahiko Tsugawa) inspects the new store, and bumps into an old classmate he hasn't seen for years (Hanako, played by Nobuko Miyamoto). She uses her 'housewife's know-how' to show him why his supermarket is performing so badly. He resolves to make his supermarket the best in Japan, and gives her a job as head cashier.
The Last Dance, 1h56
Directed by Jūzō Itami
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Rentarō Mikuni, Masahiko Tsugawa (津川 雅彦), Nobuko Miyamoto, Midori Kiuchi
Roles Mariko
Rating68% 3.4284153.4284153.4284153.4284153.428415
Buhei Mikai is a successful actor and film director, and is making a film about a middle aged married couple, both of whom are dying of cancer.
Minbo: the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion, 2h3
Directed by Jūzō Itami
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Yakuza films, Gangster films
Actors Nobuko Miyamoto, Akira Takarada, Hideji Ōtaki, Akira Nakao, Masahiko Tsugawa (津川 雅彦)
Roles Mahiru Inoue
Rating73% 3.685543.685543.685543.685543.68554
The owner of a high-class Japanese hotel, the Europa, hopes to win a prestigious and lucrative contract for the hotel as the site of a summit meeting between important international officials. Unfortunately, the yakuza have taken a liking to this hotel as both a hangout and a target for extortion. In order to win the contract, the owner realizes, he must rid the hotel of the yakuza. Fearing to confront them himself, he deputizes a hotel accountant, Suzuki (Yasuo Daichi) and a bellboy and former college sumo-club member, Wakasugi (Takehiro Murata). The hapless pair are no more daring than their employer, however, and their tentative attempts to address the problem fail until they meet Mahiru Inoue (Nobuko Miyamoto), a lawyer who specializes in dealing with the yakuza. With Inoue's direction, the hotel staff comes together to face down the yakuza ruffians, who are portrayed as craven, outwardly-threatening-but-inwardly-weak, fools.
Tales of a Golden Geisha, 2h4
Directed by Jūzō Itami
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Nobuko Miyamoto, Masahiko Tsugawa (津川 雅彦), Hideji Ōtaki, Yoriko Dōguchi, Fukumi Kuroda, Eijirō Tōno
Roles Nayoko
Rating63% 3.192943.192943.192943.192943.19294
L'histoire d'une jeune orpheline devenue geisha qui porte bonheur aux hommes qu'elle rencontre ce qui en fait l'enjeu de plusieurs mâles peu scrupuleux.
Sweet Home
Sweet Home (1989)
, 1h41
Directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Genres Fantasy, Horror
Themes Ghost films
Actors Nobuko Miyamoto, Shingo Yamashiro, Fukumi Kuroda, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Jūzō Itami
Roles Akiko Hayakawa
Rating64% 3.2499853.2499853.2499853.2499853.249985
A small film crew visits the old, abandoned mansion of famous artist Ichirō Mamiya, who left several precious frescos inside his house. The team wants to restore and publish the paintings and film a documentary about Mamiya and his arts. The team includes Kazuo (Shingo Yamashiro), his daughter Emi (Nokko), producer Akiko (Nobuko Miyamoto), photographer Tagushi (Ichiro Furutachi) and art restorer Asuka (Fukumi Kuroda). After they enter the mansion, paranormal events betray the presence of a poltergeist. Soon, Asuka is possessed by the infuriated ghost of Fujin, Ichirō's wife. The team discovers a makeshift grave where a toddler is buried. The boy is Ichirō and Fujin's son, who fell into the house's incinerator one day and burned alive. Since then, Fujin's ghost haunts the mansion, killing any trespassers. In the end, only Kazuo, Emi, and Akiko survive, by reuniting Fujin with her beloved son, and so giving them peace. When Kazuo, Emi, and Akiko leave the mansion, it begins to collapse.
Buddies (1989)
, 1h54
Directed by Yasuo Furuhata
Origin Japon
Genres Drama
Actors Ken Takakura, Sumiko Fuji, Yasuko Tomita, Claude Maki, Nobuko Miyamoto, Hideji Ōtaki
Roles Kimiko
Rating66% 3.320923.320923.320923.320923.32092
Japon, 1937. Suite à une mutation, Senkichi Mizuta, sa femme Tami et leur fille Satoko viennent vivre à Tokyo. Shūzō Kadokura leur a trouvé une coquette maison et se démène pour leur rendre leur arrivée la plus agréable possible. Kadokura et Mizuta sont amis depuis qu'ils ont combattu côte à côte lors de la Première guerre mondiale. Kadokura est à la tête d'une entreprise de fournitures pour l'armée et voue un amour platonique à Tami.
A Taxing Woman's Return, 2h7
Directed by Jūzō Itami
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy
Actors Nobuko Miyamoto, Rentarō Mikuni, Masahiko Tsugawa (津川 雅彦), Tetsurō Tanba, Chishū Ryū, Tarō Ishida
Roles Ryoko Itakura
Rating66% 3.3404453.3404453.3404453.3404453.340445
Ryōko Itakura revient en tant qu’agent fiscal du gouvernement coriace. Cette fois, elle doit trouver un moyen d’exposer un culte religieux fanatique dirigé par un sociopathe corrompu.
A Taxing Woman, 2h7
Directed by Jūzō Itami
Origin Japon
Genres Comedy, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Nobuko Miyamoto, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Masahiko Tsugawa (津川 雅彦), Shinsuke Ashida, Hideo Murota, Mariko Okada
Roles Ryoko Itakura
Rating72% 3.642143.642143.642143.642143.64214
A female tax auditor, Ryōko Itakura, inspects the accounts of various Japanese companies, uncovering hidden incomes and recovering unpaid taxes.
Tampopo (1985)
, 1h54
Directed by Jūzō Itami
Origin Japon
Genres Comedy
Themes Cooking films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto, Ken Watanabe, Kōji Yakusho, Fukumi Kuroda, Rikiya Yasuoka
Roles Tampopo
Rating78% 3.948533.948533.948533.948533.94853
A pair of truck drivers, the experienced Gorō (Tsutomu Yamazaki) and a younger sidekick named Gun (Ken Watanabe), stop at a decrepit roadside ramen (noodle) shop. Outside, Gorō rescues a boy who is being beaten up by three schoolmates. The boy, Tabo, turns out to be the son of the widowed owner of the struggling business, Tampopo (Nobuko Miyamoto). When a customer called Pisken (Rikiya Yasuoka) harasses Tampopo, Gorō invites him and his men to step outside. Gorō puts up a good fight, but outnumbered by Pisken and his men, he is knocked out and wakes up the next morning in Tampopo's home.
The Funeral, 2h4
Directed by Jūzō Itami
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto, Kin Sugai, Hideji Ōtaki, Kamatari Fujiwara, Ryosuke Kagawa
Roles Chizuko Amamiya
Rating71% 3.595173.595173.595173.595173.59517
Shokichi Amamiya (Hideji Otaki) is a difficult 69-year-old man, married to Kikue (Kin Sugai). He dies suddenly of a heart attack, and it falls to his daughter Chizuko (Nobuko Miyamoto) and son-in-law Wabisuke Inoue (Tsutomu Yamazaki) to organize the funeral at their house.