WorldCat Identities

清水宏 1903-1966

Overview
Works: 52 works in 137 publications in 5 languages and 899 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Crime films  Romance films  Gangster films  Film adaptations  Road films  History  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Author, Conceptor, Scribe
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by 清水宏
Arigatō-san( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the long and winding route of a sweet-natured bus driver. He is nicknamed Mr. Thank You for his constant exclamation to pedestrians who kindly step out of his way. His route travels from rural Izu to Tokyo. Along the way, romance, comedy and tragedy threatens his passengers
Minato no Nihon musume( Visual )

9 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the modernizing port town of Yokohama. Dora and Sunako are two best friends who become torn apart by jealousy and violent revenge. Tells of the humiliating downfall experienced by Sunako after jealousy drives her to commit a terrible crime
Anma to onna by Hiroshi Shimizu( Visual )

5 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of disparate people, including, a pair of blind masseurs, an enigmatic city woman, a lonely man and his ill-behaved nephew make a crisscrossing study of love and family while visiting a remote resort in the mountains. A timeless portrait of loneliness, the human need to connect all while getting caught up in all manner of quiet intrigue
Kanzashi kanzashi( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two bruised souls enact a tender, hesitant romance in a wartime love story. A soldier is forced to prolong his stay at a rural spa when he accidentally cuts his foot on a hairpin. Soon enough he tracks down its lovely owner and finds himself smitten
Travels with Hiroshi Shimizu( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[V. 3]. The masseurs and a woman. A pair of blind masseurs, an enigmatic city woman, a lonely man and his ill-behaved nephew -- The Masseurs and a Woman is made up of crisscrossing miniature studies of love and family at a remote resort in the mountains
Japanese girls at the harbor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiroshi Shimizu's exquisite silent drama, set in the modernizing port town of Yokohama, tells of the humiliating downfall experienced by Sunako (Michiko Oikawa) after jealousy drives her to commit a terrible crime. With its lushly photographed landscapes and innovative visual storytelling, Japanese Girls at the Harbor shows a director at the peak of his powers and experimentation. The film is presented with a new score written and performed by noted silent-film composer Donald Sosin
Kanzashi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanmura is staying a small hot-spring inn. One day he cuts his foot on a woman's hairpin (kanzashi) lying at the bottom of the hotspring's pool. The owner of the hairpin is a previous guest from Tokyo. The owner, Emi, comes back to the inn to apologize to Nanmura and for some reason she stays on
Anma to onna( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tokuichi and Fukuichi are blind masseurs who have keen senses of intuition. They have come to a mountain spa resort to work. A mysterious and attractive woman becomes Tokuichi's customer, and he falls in love with her. At the resort village, however, thefts start occuring at the inn where she is staying. Tokuichi believes she might be the thief and tries to protect her
Nobuko( Visual )

5 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a popular novel by Shishi Bunroku, this is the story of a young woman who comes to Tokyo to become a sports teacher in a girls' school. She must endure the teasing and practical jokes of the students, especially when she is forced to move into the girls' dormitory as a proctor. When she subdues a robber whom she thought to be one of the girls playing a practical joke, the story of her bravery spreads throughout the school. But there is another issue that she will have to face
Mikaeri no tō( Visual )

5 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A school for problem children bonds together when the children undertake a project to ensure the school's water supply
Kaze no naka no kodomo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a Tsubota Joji novel, Children in the Wind (a.k.a. Kaze no Naka no Kodomo) is probably Shimizu's most well-known work, and helped establish his reputation as a children's film director. Brothers Zenta (Hayama Masao) and Sanpei (Bakudan Kozo) carelessly wile their summer away in the countryside, bullying neighbor Kintaro and fighting over who gets to deliver their father's daily lunchbox. Sunny days come to an abrupt end when their father is accused of forging documents and put in jail. While his mother looks for work, Sanpei is sent away to stay with his father's retired schoolmaster, but he can't stop getting into trouble
Hogaraka ni ayume( Visual )

8 editions published between 1930 and 2003 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kamiyama, a young gangster, falls in love with a typist named Yasue and decides to mend his ways
Sayon no kane( Visual )

4 editions published in 1943 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Japanese "national policy" film, loosely based on an event that occurred in Japanese-occupied Taiwan in September 1938. It follows a young girl named Sayon from one of the country's indigenous tribes and tells of her her devotion to her village, and to the Japanese empire
Daigaku wa deta keredo : Matsuda Shunsui Ō tsuitō tokubetsu kikaku Ozu Yasujirō no sekai.( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a 30% unemployment rate for university graduates, Tetsuo is fighting a losing battle in his quest for a job. He writes home telling his family he has landed a job, and is caught in his lie when his fiancee and mother come to Tokyo to see him
Kodomo no shiki( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is divided into two chapters, following the young protagonists' minor adventures and real-world awakenings over spring and summer, then autumn and winter
Konjiki yasha( Visual )

3 editions published between 1937 and 1996 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is forced by her parents to marry a wealthy man instead of her poor and orphaned boyfriend. Motivated by resentment and bitterness, the boyfriend becomes a grasping moneylender. The woman's marriage is miserable and she feels nothing for her husband. They eventually separate and she is reunited with her boyfriend
Ohara Shōsuke-san( Visual )

4 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ohara Shōsuke-san" is a character in a folk song, "Aizu Bandaisan," who loves to stay in bed, drink sake and take a bath in the morning and eventually ends up losing all of his fortune. The protagonist of the film, Sugimoto Saheita, who spends his mornings oversleeping,drinking sake and bathing, is nevertheless a very charitable person and gives generously to his fellow villagers. Like Shōsuke-san in the song, Saheita loses everything he has and leaves his home village
Yama no anata Tokuichi no koi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of disparate people, including, a pair of blind masseurs, an enigmatic city woman, a lonely man and his ill-behaved nephew make a crisscrossing study of love and family while visiting a remote resort in the mountains. A timeless portrait of loneliness, the human need to connect all while getting caught up in all manner of quiet intrigue
Kodomo no shiki Children( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kodomo no shiki: A story divided into two chapters, following the young protagonists' minor adventures and real-world discoveries over spring and summer; followed by autumn and winter
Yamaai no fukei Landscape( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minato no Nihon musume: Portrays the evolving relationships of two young women as fate takes them down different roads
 
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Alternative Names
Hiroshi, Shimizu 1903-1966

Hiroshi Shimizu Japanese screenwriter

Hiroshi Shimizu réalisateur japonais

Hiroshi Shimizu regista giapponese

Shimizu, Hiroshi.

Shimizu, Hiroshi 1903-1966

Shimizu Hiroshi japanischer Regisseur

Симидзу, Хироси

هیروشی شیمیزو کارگردان ژاپنی

シミズ, ヒロシ 1903-1966

清水宏 1903-1966

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