10 Things You Should Know About Setsuko Hara

Here are 10 things you should know about Setsuko Hara, the featured actress on TCM’s Summer Under the Stars on Thursday, August 19, 2021. Beginning at 6 a.m. ET, they’ll be showing 11 of her films over 24 hours.

Hara was one of the greatest actresses in classic Japanese cinema, and the movies TCM will be airing were directed by a quartet of legendary directors—Yasujirô Ozu, Akira Kurosawa, Mikio Naruse, and Keisuke Kinoshita—so we recommend you clear a bunch of space on your DVR.