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Asakazu Nakai (1901–1988)

Asakazu Nakai was born on August 29, 1901 in Kobe, Japan. He is known for his work on Seven Samurai (1954), Ran (1985) and Ikiru (1952). He died on February 28, 1988. See full bio »


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Known For

Seven Samurai
Seven Samurai Cinematographer
Ran Cinematographer
Ikiru Cinematographer
Throne of Blood
Throne of Blood Cinematographer


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 1985 Ran
 1975 Hatsukoi
 1975 Dersu Uzala (as Asakadzu Nakai)
 1971 Shiosai
 1968 Kubi
 1967 Zoku izuko e
 1966 The Daphne
 1965 Senjo ni nagareru uta (as Asaichi Nakai)
 1965 Red Beard
 1964 The World's Most Beautiful Swindlers (segment "Les Cinq Bienfaiteurs de Fumiko")
 1963 High and Low
 1961 Girl of Dark
 1960 Seppun dorobo
 1959 Ai rabu yû
 1959 Ankokugai no kaoyaku (as Asaichi Nakai)
 1957 Ujô
 1954 Seven Samurai (as Asaichi Nakai, photography)
 1953 Mr. Pu
 1952 Ikiru
 1951 The Dancer
 1951/II Jiyû gakkô
 1951 Elegy
 1949 Stray Dog
 1949 Aoi sanmyaku
 1947 Joyu
 1944 Battle Troop
 1942 Haha no chizu
 1942 Shiroi hekiga
 1940 Renga jokô
 1936 Otomebashi
 1935 Tsuriganesô
 1935 Fukujusô
 1934 Yôrei
 1933 Harutsugedori
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Alternate Names:

Asaichi Nakai | Asakadzu Nakai

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