Biography

Shinobu Hashimoto (Japanese: 橋本 忍, Hashimoto Shinobu; 18 April 1918 – 19 July 2018) was a Japanese screenwriter, film director and producer. A frequent collaborator of Akira Kurosawa, he wrote the scripts for such internationally acclaimed films as Rashomon and Seven Samurai.

Shinobu Hashimoto (Japanese: 橋本 忍, Hashimoto Shinobu; 18 April 1918 – 19 July 2018) was a Japanese screenwriter, film director and producer. A frequent collaborator of Akira Kurosawa, he wrote the scripts for such internationally acclaimed films as Rashomon and Seven Samurai.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 56

Birthday 1918-04-18

Day of Death 2018-07-19

Place of Birth Tsurui, Ichikawa, Hyōgo, Japan

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Also Known As

  • 橋本忍

Writing TV ShowsMovies

2016 The Magnificent Seven Writer
2013 Love or Duty: Samurai Rebellion Screenplay
2008 I Want to Be a Shellfish Writer
1985 Ai no kagerô Screenplay
1982 Lake of Illusions Writer
1977 Village of Eight Gravestones Screenplay
1977 Mount Hakkoda Writer
1976 Human Revolution II Screenplay
1974 The Castle of Sand Writer
1973 Submersion of Japan Screenplay
1973 Yakuza of the Present Screenplay
1971 別れの詩 Screenplay
1970 Dodes'ka-den Screenplay
1970 The Shadow Within Writer
1969 Tenchu! Writer
1969 Samurai Banners Screenplay
1968 Admiral Yamamoto Writer
1967 Japan's Longest Day Screenplay
1967 Samurai Rebellion Screenplay
1966 The Great White Tower Screenplay
1966 The Sword of Doom Screenplay
1965 Flag in the Mist Screenplay
1965 Samurai Assassin Screenplay
1964 Revenge Writer
1964 The Outrage Original Story
1964 Brand of Evil Novel
1963 Pressure of Guilt Screenplay
1963 Attack Squadron Writer
1962 Harakiri Screenplay
1961 The Man Who Challenged 8,000,000-Koku Screenplay
1961 怪談蚊喰鳥 Adaptation
1961 Zero Focus Screenplay
1960 The Bad Sleep Well Writer
1960 Storm Over the Pacific Writer
1960 The Lost Alibi Screenplay
1959 A Whistle in My Heart Screenplay
1958 The Hidden Fortress Writer
1958 Summer Clouds Writer
1958 The Adulteress Screenplay
1958 Stakeout Writer
1957 Throne of Blood Screenplay
1956 Darkness at Noon Screenplay
1956 White Fan Screenplay
1955 I Live in Fear Writer
1954 Seven Samurai Screenplay
1954 Farewell Rabaul Writer
1952 Ikiru Screenplay
1951 Master Swordsman Hirate Miki Writer
1950 Rashomon Screenplay

Acting

2012 A Testimony as an Image
2002 Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create: The Bad Sleep Well as Interviewee
2002 Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create: Dodes'ka-den as Interviewee
2002 Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create: Seven Samurai as Interviewee
2002 Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create: Ikiru as Interviewee
2000 Kurosawa as Himself

Directing

1982 Lake of Illusions Director
1959 I Want to Be a Shellfish Director

Production

1974 The Castle of Sand Producer

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