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Keisuke Kinoshita (1912–1998)

Keisuke Kinoshita was born on December 5, 1912 in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan. He was a writer and director, known for Twenty-Four Eyes (1954), Ballad of Narayama (1958) and The Rose on His Arm (1956). He died on December 30, 1998 in Tokyo, Japan. See full bio »


(age 86) in Tokyo, Japan

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 2000 Dora-heita (screenplay)
 1988 Father (writer)
 1983 Children of Nagasaki (writer)
 1979 My Son! My Son! (writer)
 1968 Natsukashiki fue ya taiko (writer)
 1967 Green Light to Joy (written by)
 1966 Akogare (story)
 1961 Immortal Love
 1960 Spring Dreams (screenplay)
 1959 Thus Another Day (writer)
 1959 Farewell to Spring (writer)
 1959 Snow Flurry (writer)
 1958 The Eternal Rainbow (writer)
 1958 Ballad of Narayama (writer)
 1956 The Rose on His Arm (screenplay) / (story)
 1954 Twenty-Four Eyes (screenplay)
 1953 Love Letter (writer)
 1953 A Japanese Tragedy (writer)
 1953 Sincerity (writer)
 1951 Fireworks Over the Sea (screenplay) / (story)
 1951 Boyhood (screenplay)
 1950 Konyaku yubiwa (screenplay)
 1949 A Broken Drum (screenplay) / (story)
 1948 Onna
 1947 Phoenix
 1947 Marriage (story)
 1946 The Girl I Loved (screenplay) / (story)
 1942 Otoko no iki
 1939 Gonin no kyodai (idea) / (screenplay)
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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 542-549. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. See more »

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