Biography

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Kenji Mizoguchi (May 16, 1898 – August 24, 1956) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter. His film Ugetsu (1953) won the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival, and appeared in the Sight & Sound Critics' Top Ten Poll in 1962 and 1972. Mizoguchi is renowned for his mastery of the long take and mise-en-scène. "His films have an extraordinary force and purity. They shake and move the viewer by the power, refinement and compassion with which they confront human suffering."   Description above from the Wikipedia article Kenji Mizoguchi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kenji Mizoguchi (May 16, 1898 – August 24, 1956) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter. His film Ugetsu (1953) won the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival, and appeared in the Sight & Sound Critics' Top Ten Poll in 1962 and 1972. Mizoguchi is renowned for his mastery of the long take and mise-en-scène. "His films have an extraordinary force and purity. They shake and move the viewer by the power, refinement and compassion with which they confront human suffering."   Description above from the Wikipedia article Kenji Mizoguchi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1898-05-16

Day of Death 1956-08-24

Place of Birth Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

1956 Street of Shame Director
1955 Taira Clan Saga Director
1955 Princess Yang Kwei Fei Director
1954 The Crucified Lovers Director
1954 The Woman in the Rumor Director
1954 Sansho the Bailiff Director
1953 A Geisha Director
1953 Ugetsu Director
1952 The Life of Oharu Director
1951 The Lady of Musashino Director
1951 Miss Oyu Director
1950 Portrait of Madame Yuki Director
1949 Flame of My Love Director
1948 Women of the Night Director
1947 The Love of the Actress Sumako Director
1946 Utamaro and His Five Women Director
1946 Victory of Women Director
1945 Victory Song Director
1945 The Sword Director
1944 Miyamoto Musashi Director
1941 The 47 Ronin Director
1939 The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum Director
1938 Ah, My Home Town Director
1937 The Straits of Love and Hate Director
1936 Sisters of the Gion Director
1936 Osaka Elegy Director
1935 The Poppy Director
1935 Oyuki the Virgin Director
1935 Miss Okichi Director
1935 The Downfall of Osen Director
1933 The Feast of Gion Director
1933 The Water Magician Director
1931 And Yet They Go On Director
1930 Mistress of a Foreigner Director
1930 Home Town Director
1929 The Morning Sun Shines Director
1929 Metropolitan Symphony Director
1929 Tokyo March Director
1926 The Passion of a Woman Teacher Director
1926 A Paper Doll's Whisper of Spring Director
1925 Song of Home Director
1925 Smiling Earth Director
1923 Blood and Soul Director
1923 Foggy Harbour Director
1923 Ai ni yomigaeru hi Director

Writing

1957 An Osaka Story Story
1952 The Life of Oharu Writer
1937 The Straits of Love and Hate Writer
1936 Sisters of the Gion Writer
1936 Osaka Elegy Story
1933 The Feast of Gion Writer

Production

1952 The Life of Oharu Producer

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