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Yoshikata Yoda (1909–1991)

Yoshikata Yoda was born in 1909. He was a writer, known for Ugetsu (1953), Sansho the Bailiff (1954) and The Life of Oharu (1952). He died on November 14, 1991 in Japan. See full bio »



(age 82) in Japan

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 1978 Love and Faith (writer)
 1969 Fylfot Swordplay (writer)
 1968 The Bride from Hades (writer)
 1968 Akumyo juhachi-ban (writer)
 1967 Namida gawa
 1966 Akumyo zakura
 1965 Akumyo muteki
 1965 Akumyo nobori
 1963 Akumyo hatoba
 1963 Akumyo ichiba
 1963 Bushido
 1963 Nyokei kazoku
 1962 Shin akumyo
 1962 Ayako
 1962 Onnakeizu
 1961 Zoku akumyo
 1961 Akumyô
 1961 Harekosode
 1959 Niguruma no uta (writer)
 1957 Stepbrothers
 1957 An Osaka Story (screenplay)
 1955 Yôkihi (screenplay)
 1954 The Crucified Lovers (screenplay)
 1954 Uwasa no onna
 1954 Sansho the Bailiff (screenplay)
 1953 Gion bayashi
 1953 Ugetsu (screenplay)
 1952 Koikaze gojûsan-tsugi (story)
 1951 Miss Oyu
 1951 Oboro kago
 1950 Sengoku-matoi (screenplay)
 1950 Fukkatsu
 1949 Flame of My Love (writer)
 1948 Women of the Night (story)
 1941 The 47 Ronin (screenplay)
 1940 Naniwa onna
 1939 Zangiku monogatari (writer)
 1939 Bumbuku chagama (writer)
 1938 Ajia no musume (writer)
 1938 Aa kokyo (writer)
 1936 Osaka Elegy (screenplay)
 1934 Jûgo ni saku (screenplay)
 1931 Shiroi ane - Kôhen (screenplay)
 1931 Shiroi ane - Zempen (screenplay)
 1931 Umi no nai minato (adaptation)
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A frequent collaborator on the films of Kenji Mizoguchi.

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