5.3/10
41
2 user 1 critic

Teacher and Three Children (2008)

Ishiuchi jinjô kôtô shôgakkô: Hana wa chiredomo (original title)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Postcard (2010)
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Toward the end of World War II, middle-aged soldier Keita is entrusted with a postcard from a comrade who is sure he will die in battle. After the war ends, Keita visits his comrade's wife ... See full summary »

Director: Kaneto Shindô
Stars: Etsushi Toyokawa, Shinobu Ohtake, Naomasa Musaka
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The film tells the story of Japanese writer Kafu Nagai (1879-1959), a man about sixty with a huge reputation of seducer who falls madly in love for a young geisha named Oyuki. Meticulous ... See full summary »

Director: Kaneto Shindô
Stars: Masahiko Tsugawa, Yuki Sumida, Kazuyo Asari
A Last Note (1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Yoko is a famous actress who goes to a mountain chalet for a few days rest. There, she learns a secret from her companion Toyoko.

Director: Kaneto Shindô
Stars: Haruko Sugimura, Nobuko Otowa, Hideo Kanze
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A family of four are the sole inhabitants of a small island, where they struggle each day to irrigate their crops.

Director: Kaneto Shindô
Stars: Nobuko Otowa, Taiji Tonoyama, Shinji Tanaka
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Haru, an aging scriptwriter, has isolated himself somewhere in the woods of Nagano to work on his first novel. As the last surviving member of his kin, he intends to chronicle the family he grew up in.

Director: Kaneto Shindô
Stars: Keiju Kobayashi, Nobuko Otowa, Ichirô Zaitsu
Kuroneko (1968)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Two women are raped and killed by samurai soldiers. Soon they reappear as vengeful ghosts who seduce and brutally murder the passing samurai.

Director: Kaneto Shindô
Stars: Kichiemon Nakamura, Nobuko Otowa, Kei Satô
Onibaba (1964)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Two women kill samurai and sell their belongings for a living. While one of them is having an affair with their neighbor, the other woman meets a mysterious samurai wearing a bizarre mask.

Director: Kaneto Shindô
Stars: Nobuko Otowa, Jitsuko Yoshimura, Kei Satô
Owl (2003)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A mother and daughter living alone in a small village in deep Japan manage to get out of poverty seducing men, who offer their sexual services and then poisoned with a drink similar to sake.

Director: Kaneto Shindô
Stars: Akira Emoto, Daijirô Harada, Mansaku Ikeuchi
By Player (2000)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Film inspired by the life of Japanese actor Taiji Tonoyama, with whom Kaneto Shindo had worked on many occasions, with the help of archive images and fragments of the most famous films of ... See full summary »

Director: Kaneto Shindô
Stars: Naoto Takenaka, Keiko Oginome, Hideko Yoshida
Ikitai (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Kaneto Shindô
Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Shinobu Ohtake, Akira Emoto
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Kaneto Shindô
Stars: Nobuko Otowa, Hideo Kanze, Meg Flower
Burakkubôdo (1986)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Black Board tells the story of middle school bullying taken to the point of homicide in this 1986 classic.

Director: Kaneto Shindô
Stars: Terutake Tsuji, Nobuko Otowa, Kazuki Minabuchi
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Akira Emoto ...
Yoshio Ichikawa
Etsushi Toyokawa ...
Yoshihito Yamazaki
Naomasa Musaka ...
Sankichi Moriyama
Maiko Kawakami ...
Michiko Ichikawa
Shinobu Ohtake ...
Midori Fujikawa (as Shinobu Ôtake)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daijirô Harada
Tomokazu Ueda
Ren Ôsugi
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 September 2008 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Teacher and Three Children  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
What a great perception of some fundamental life values set in a simple but both entertaining and touching story from the ever bright minded living Japanese legend at his 95
6 July 2008 | by (Moscow) – See all my reviews

I am so pleased to have had the opportunity and in a way the honour to watch this brilliant new film from the great Kaneto Shindo (on the occasion of the Moscow International Film Festival 2008 where this great film sadly did not participate in the competition). I am really amazed how a man at his 95 stays so bright minded as to shoot an interesting film both serious and funny, so reflective of the story of a whole nation and at the same time immersed in its own little private world of full-of-life characters. Great acting, wonderful light classical music from the screen's veteran Hikaru Hayashi reminiscent of his 1960 masterpiece for Shindo's pearl Hadaka No Shima (Naked Island), very good camera work for a plain story film. And of course the ever credible and witty depiction of the simple man's deeds and designation in life. Truly Shindo after so many years. I deliberately will not talk of the plot of the film because Shindo has simply done it again. He has created a new story with a character so peculiar to his own wonderful way of telling a fable that it really does not matter what the film is about. It is simply interesting and has enough to say as did the very different Onibaba (1964). Frankly for me this work surpassed Shindo's previous film Fukuro (2003) though the latter was so original and different that the two are as diverse as they are good on their own. I am so full of hopes for Shindo's well-being both in personal life and career. I would love to live on and see this man produce another work of a great craftsman of his guild. I would not be surprised if this film become award winning at least in Japan. I would certainly give it an award for the plain humanism which Shindo has often credibly taught us and continues to do so. Long live the Man!


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Not the oldest director sfergus483
Discuss Teacher and Three Children (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?