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Masahiro Shinoda (篠田 正浩 Shinoda Masahiro, born March 9, 1931 in Gifu, Gifu, Japan) is a Japanese film director, originally associated with the Shochiku Studio, who came to prominence as part of the Japanese New Wave in the 1960s.

He is married to the actress Shima Iwashita, who appears in several of his films, such as 1969's Double Suicide.

His 1986 film Gonza the Spearman was entered into the 36th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the Silver Bear for an outstanding artistic contribution. He won the 1991 Japan Academy Prize for Director of the Year for Childhood Days.

He retired from directing after the release of Spy Sorge in 2003, a biopic on the life of Richard Sorge.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Masahiro Shinoda, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Masahiro Shinoda (篠田 正浩 Shinoda Masahiro, born March 9, 1931 in Gifu, Gifu, Japan) is a Japanese film director, originally associated with the Shochiku Studio, who came to prominence as part of the Japanese New Wave in the 1960s.

He is married to the actress Shima Iwashita, who appears in several of his films, such as 1969's Double Suicide.

His 1986 film Gonza the Spearman was entered into the 36th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the Silver Bear for an outstanding artistic contribution. He won the 1991 Japan Academy Prize for Director of the Year for Childhood Days.

He retired from directing after the release of Spy Sorge in 2003, a biopic on the life of Richard Sorge.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Masahiro Shinoda, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 34

Birthday 1931-03-09

Place of Birth Gifu, Gifu, Japan

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • 篠田 正浩
  • 篠田正浩

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2003 Spy Sorge Director
1999 Owls' Castle Director
1997 Moonlight Serenade Director
1995 Sharaku Director
1990 Takeshi: Childhood Days Director
1989 The Dancer Director
1986 Gonza the Spearman Director
1984 MacArthur's Children Director
1981 Demons Island Director
1979 Demon Pond Director
1977 Ballad of Orin Director
1975 Under the Blossoming Cherry Trees Director
1974 Himiko Director
1973 The Petrified Forest Director
1972 Sapporo Winter Olympics Director
1971 Silence Director
1970 The Scandalous Adventures of Buraikan Director
1969 Double Suicide Director
1966 Captive’s Island Director
1965 Samurai Spy Director
1965 With Beauty and Sorrow Director
1964 Assassination Director
1964 Pale Flower Director
1962 A Flame at the Pier Director
1962 Glory on the Summit Director
1962 Our Marriage Director
1961 Epitaph to My Love Director
1961 Love New and Old Director
1961 Killers on Parade Director
1960 Youth in Fury Director
1960 One Way Ticket to Love Director

Writing

2007 Akanezora Beyond the Crimson Sky Screenplay
2003 Spy Sorge Writer
1999 Owls' Castle Writer
1989 The Dancer Screenplay
1977 Ballad of Orin Writer
1975 Under the Blossoming Cherry Trees Screenplay
1974 Himiko Writer
1971 Silence Adaptation
1969 Double Suicide Writer
1964 Pale Flower Writer
1962 A Flame at the Pier Writer
1962 Our Marriage Screenplay
1961 Epitaph to My Love Screenplay
1960 One Way Ticket to Love Screenplay

Acting

2009 Masahiro Shinoda on The Human Condition
1993 Masaki Kobayashi on The Human Condition

Art

1971 Silence Production Design

Production

1969 Double Suicide Producer

Editing

1966 Captive’s Island Editor

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