Biography

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Yasujirō Ozu (12 December 1903 – 12 December 1963) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter. He began his career during the era of silent films. Ozu first made a number of short comedies, before turning to more serious themes in the 1930s.

Marriage and family, especially the relationships between the generations, are prominent themes in Ozu's work. His most lauded films include Late Spring (1949), Tokyo Story (1953), Floating Weeds (1959), and An Autumn Afternoon (1962).

His reputation has continued to grow since his death, and he is widely regarded as one of the world's most influential directors. In the 2012 Sight & Sound poll, Ozu's Tokyo Story was voted the greatest film of all time by world directors.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Yasujirō Ozu, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Yasujirō Ozu (12 December 1903 – 12 December 1963) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter. He began his career during the era of silent films. Ozu first made a number of short comedies, before turning to more serious themes in the 1930s.

Marriage and family, especially the relationships between the generations, are prominent themes in Ozu's work. His most lauded films include Late Spring (1949), Tokyo Story (1953), Floating Weeds (1959), and An Autumn Afternoon (1962).

His reputation has continued to grow since his death, and he is widely regarded as one of the world's most influential directors. In the 2012 Sight & Sound poll, Ozu's Tokyo Story was voted the greatest film of all time by world directors.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Yasujirō Ozu, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 58

Birthday 1903-12-12

Day of Death 1963-12-12

Place of Birth Tokyo, Japan

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Also Known As

  • Ozu Yasujiro
  • 小津 安二郎
  • Yasujirô Ozu
  • Ozu Yasujirō
  • Shuutarou Komiya
  • James Maki
  • Ernst Schwartz
  • Yasujiro Ozu
  • 小津安二郎
  • 오즈 야스지로
  • Ясудзиро Одзу

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1962 An Autumn Afternoon Director
1961 The End of Summer Director
1960 Late Autumn Director
1959 Floating Weeds Director
1959 Good Morning Director
1958 Equinox Flower Director
1957 Tokyo Twilight Director
1956 Early Spring Director
1953 Tokyo Story Director
1952 The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice Director
1951 Early Summer Director
1950 The Munekata Sisters Director
1949 Late Spring Director
1948 A Hen in the Wind Director
1947 Record of a Tenement Gentleman Director
1942 There Was a Father Director
1941 Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family Director
1937 What Did the Lady Forget? Director
1936 The Only Son Director
1936 Kagamijishi Director
1936 College is a Nice Place Director
1935 An Inn in Tokyo Director
1935 An Innocent Maid Director
1934 A Story of Floating Weeds Director
1934 A Mother Should Be Loved Director
1933 Passing Fancy Director
1933 Dragnet Girl Director
1933 Woman of Tokyo Director
1932 Until the Day We Meet Again Director
1932 Where Now Are the Dreams of Youth? Director
1932 I Was Born, But... Director
1932 Spring Comes from the Ladies Director
1931 Tokyo Chorus Director
1931 The Sorrow of the Beautiful Woman Director
1931 The Lady and the Beard Director
1930 Young Lady Director
1930 The Luck Which Touched the Leg Director
1930 The Revengeful Spirit of Eros Director
1930 That Night's Wife Director
1930 I Flunked, But... Director
1930 Walk Cheerfully Director
1930 Introduction to Marriage Director
1929 A Straightforward Boy Director
1929 The Life of an Office Worker Director
1929 I Graduated, But... Director
1929 Fighting Friends Director
1929 Days of Youth Director
1929 Treasure Mountain Director
1928 Physical Beauty Director
1928 Couple on the Move Director
1928 Pumpkin Director
1928 Wife Lost Director
1927 Blade of Penitence Director

Writing

1965 The Radish and the Carrot Story
1964 It's Me Here, Bellett Screenplay
1962 An Autumn Afternoon Screenplay
1961 The End of Summer Screenplay
1960 Late Autumn Screenplay
1959 Floating Weeds Screenplay
1959 Good Morning Writer
1958 Equinox Flower Writer
1957 Tokyo Twilight Writer
1956 Early Spring Writer
1955 The Moon Has Risen Writer
1953 Tokyo Story Writer
1952 The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice Writer
1951 Early Summer Writer
1950 The Munekata Sisters Screenplay
1949 Late Spring Screenplay
1948 A Hen in the Wind Writer
1947 Record of a Tenement Gentleman Writer
1942 There Was a Father Writer
1941 Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family Writer
1937 Unending Advance Story
1937 What Did the Lady Forget? Writer
1936 The Only Son Story
1935 An Inn in Tokyo Story
1934 A Story of Floating Weeds Story
1934 A Mother Should Be Loved Novel
1933 Passing Fancy Story
1933 Dragnet Girl Story
1933 Woman of Tokyo Novel
1932 I Was Born, But... Idea
1931 The Sorrow of the Beautiful Woman Writer
1930 I Flunked, But... Story
1929 Days of Youth Writer

Acting

1994 The Cinema of Ozu According to Kiju Yoshida as Himself (archive footage)

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