Synonyms for ayako_wakao or Related words with ayako_wakao
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A False Student () is a 1960 Japanese drama film directed by Yasuzo Masumura and starring
Yoshimura is credited with furthering the careers of such actresses as Fujiko Yamamoto, Machiko Kyō and
. He directed over 60 films during his career, and received a Medal of Honor (Purple Ribbon) from the Japanese government in 1976.
In its heyday, Daiei featured such talent as the actors Raizō Ichikawa, Shintaro Katsu, Kazuo Hasegawa, Fujiko Yamamoto, Machiko Kyō, and
; the directors Kenji Mizoguchi, Kon Ichikawa, Yasuzo Masumura, and Kenji Misumi; and the cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa.
The novel has been adapted to film several times. The first was the 1964 film "Manji", directed by Yasuzo Masumura, written by Kaneto Shindo and starring
and Kyōko Kishida. The film was remade in 1983 and 2006. In 1985 the novel was adapted into the Italo-German film "The Berlin Affair", which changed the setting to Nazi Germany.
Kurokawa had a daughter, potter Kako Matsuura, and a son, renowned photographer Mikio, from his first marriage to his college classmate. His second marriage was to
(若尾 文子 Wakao Ayako), an actress with some notable films in the 1950s and 1960s and who still appears on stage. Kurokawa's younger brother works in industrial design but has also cooperated with Kurokawa on some architecture projects.
In 2007, Japanese telecom company SoftBank began using a white Hokkaido named in its commercial campaigns for their White Plan where he stars as or , the patriarch of the , with his wife portrayed by Kanako Higuchi, children portrayed by Aya Ueto and Dante Carver, and mother portrayed by
; Father's speaking voice is provided by Kin'ya Kitaōji. The commercial series won the 2008 ACC Grand Prix Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Award. The American director, producer, screenwriter, and noted Japanophile, Quentin Tarantino, guest-starred in an installment of this series of commercials.
Although he had practiced the concept of sustainable and eco-minded architecture for four decades, Kisho Kurokawa became more adamant about environmental protection in his latter years. In 2007, he ran for governor of Tokyo and then for a seat in the House of Councillors in the Japanese House of Councillors election, 2007. Although not elected, Kisho Kurokawa successfully established the Green Party to help provide environmental protection. Also in 2007, Kurokawa created the structure of the Anaheim University Kisho Kurokawa Green Institute, which helps to develop environmentally-conscious business practices. Kurokawa was a stakeholder and founding Chair of the Executive Advisory Board of the Anaheim, California-based university since 1998 and his wife
-Kurokawa serves as Honorary Chairman of the institute.
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