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Masaki Kobayashi (I) (1916–1996)

Masaki Kobayashi was born on February 14, 1916 in Hokkaido, Japan. He was a director and writer, known for Harakiri (1962), The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959) and Kwaidan (1964). He died on October 4, 1996 in Tokyo, Japan. See full bio »


(age 80) in Tokyo, Japan

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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 527-533. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988. See more »


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