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Yasuzô Masumura (1924–1986)

Yasuzô Masumura was born on August 25, 1924 in Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan. He was a director and writer, known for Sonezaki shinju (1978), Hanzo the Razor: The Snare (1973) and Blind Beast (1969). He died on November 23, 1986. See full bio »

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(age 62)

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Known For

Sonezaki shinju
Sonezaki shinju Director
(1978)
Blind Beast
Blind Beast Director
(1969)
Seisaku's Wife
Seisaku's Wife Director
(1965)

Filmography

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 1984 Kuroi fukuin: Shinpu no giwaku (TV Movie)
 1983 Stewardess monogatari (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1983)
 1983 Mazakon-keiji no jikenbo (TV Movie)
 1981 Himawari no uta (TV Series) (as Yasuzo Masumura)
 1980 Eden no sono
 1980 Akai shisen (TV Movie)
 1977 Akai gekiryû (TV Series) (as Yasuzo Masumura, episodes 1, 2, 12 and 20)
 1976 Akai shôgeki (TV Series) (as Yasuzo Masumura, episodes 1 and 10)
 1974 Yoake no keiji (TV Series) (as Yasuzo Masumura)
 1972 Ongaku
 1971 Asobi
 1970 Denki kurage
 1969 Jotai
 1969 Senba zuru
 1969 Blind Beast
 1968 Nureta futari
 1968 Dai akutô
 1967 Tsuma futari
 1966 Akai tenshi
 1966 Irezumi
 1965 The Guard-man (TV Series) (as Yasuzo Masumura, episode July 22'66)
 1965 Heitai yakuza
 1964 Manji
 1963 Uso (segment "Playgirl")
 1962 Onna no issho
 1962 Tadare
 1960 Afraid to Die
 1960 Jokyo (segment "Mimi o kamitagaru onna")
 1959 Hanran
 1958 The Precipice
 1957 Warm Current
 1957 Aozora musume
 1957 Kisses
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Alternate Names:

Yasuzo Masumura
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My goal is to create an exaggerated depiction featuring only the ideas and passions of living human beings. In Japanese society, which is essentially regimented, freedom and the individual do not exist. The theme of Japanese film is the emotions of the Japanese people, who have no choice but to live according to the norms of that society . . . After experiencing Europe for two years, I wanted to ... See more »

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Studied philosophy. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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