[KineJapan] Kyo Machiko
mekerpan2 at gmail.com
Tue May 14 10:05:54 EDT 2019
It appears that Kyo worked in television well into the 1980s, is anyone
here familiar with what she did then?
She was a delight to watch in virtually everything she did.
On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 7:00 AM Linda Ehrlich via KineJapan <
kinejapan at mailman.yale.edu> wrote:
> Very sad news. I recall when I interviewed Miyagawa Kazuo years ago for my
> dissertation research, he jokingly told me “in terms of Ugetsu, only the
> ghost is still alive.”
> Kyo Machiko gave us many dynamic performances.
> Sent from my iPhone
> > On May 14, 2019, at 5:27 AM, Rea Amit via KineJapan <
> kinejapan at mailman.yale.edu> wrote:
> > News outlets in Japan report that Kyo Machiko, arguably the greyest
> > actress of the 1950s has died yesterday at 95. Her work is obviously
> > well-known to everyone here, but her wider recognition was achieved
> > probably thanks to her roles in films such as Rashomon, Ugetsu, and
> > Floating Weeds.
> > She was less active after the postwar golden age days, but her place
> > in the history of Japanese cinema is secured for eternity. I am sure
> > many other list-members would have more to add.
> > Best,
> > Rea
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