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Teinosuke Kinugasa (1896–1982)

Former female impersonator who entered films in 1917 as an actor, turned to directing in 1922 and made some of the most formally brilliant Japanese films of the following decades. The few of Kinugasa's early works to have reached the West betray a highly mature, sophisticated talent. His best-known silent films are _Kurutta Ippeji (1926)_, an old ... See full bio »

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(age 86) in Kyoto, Japan

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Known For

Gate of Hell
Gate of Hell Director
(1953)
A Page of Madness
(1926)
Crossroads
Crossroads Director
(1928)
Shirasagi
Shirasagi Director
(1958)

Filmography

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 1963 Yôsô
 1963 Uso (segment "San jyokyo")
 1961 Midaregami
 1960 Uta andon
 1959 Jôen
 1959 Kagero ezu
 1958 Shirasagi
 1957 Ukifune
 1957 Naruto hichô
 1956 Hibana
 1954 Tekka bugyo
 1953 Gate of Hell
 1951 Beni komori
 1949 Kobanzame
 1949 Koga yashiki
 1947 Joyu
 1947 Four Love Stories (segment "Koi no sakasu")
 1940 Hebihimesama
 1934 Fuyuki shinju
 1933 Futatsu doro
 1932 Chûshingura
 1931 Tôjin Okichi
 1931 Reimei izen
 1928 Crossroads
 1928 Chokun yasha
 1928 Kaikokuki
 1928 Benten kozo
 1927/I Gekka no kyôto
 1927/II Gekka no kyôto
 1927 Hikuidori
 1927 Goyosen
 1927 Myôtoboshi
 1927 Kinnoi jidai
 1927 Oni azami
 1927 Ojo Kichiza
 1926 Kirinji
 1926 Tenichibo to Iganosuke (Short)
 1925 Extra Girl
 1925 Hanashi
 1925 Nichirin
 1925 Koi to bushi
 1924 Kiri no ame
 1924 Koi
 1924 Hanasaka jijii (Short)
 1924 Mirsu
 1924 Nusumî
 1924/II Sabishiki mura
 1924/III Yuri keiji
 1923 Ma no ike
 1922/I Hibana
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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 549-555. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.

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