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Mikio Naruse (1905–1969)


Came from a poor background and worked his way up from prop man at the Shochiko company in 1920, to full director ten years later. Had his best period in the 1950', becoming known for his depiction of contemporary social problems, particularly the role of women in Japanese society. See more trivia »


(age 63) in Japan

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 1966 Hit and Run
 1964 Yearning
 1958 Summer Clouds
 1958 Anzukko
 1957 Untamed Woman
 1956 Flowing
 1956 Sudden Rain
 1955 Kuchizuke (segment "3")
 1955 Onna doshi (Short)
 1953 Wife
 1952 Inazuma
 1952 Mother
 1951 Repast
 1951 The Dancer
 1950 White Beast
 1950 Angry Street
 1949 The Bad Girl
 1947 Even Parting Is Enjoyable (Short)
 1947 Four Love Stories (segment "Wakare mo tanoshi")
 1945 Shôri no hi made (Short)
 1944 Shibaidô
 1941 A Face from the Past (Short)
 1941 Shanghai Moon
 1939 Sincerity
 1937 Kafuku zempen
 1937 Nadare
 1933 Kinga shinnen (Short)
 1933 Sôbô
 1932 Be Great! (Short)
 1931 Flunky, Work Hard! (Short)
 1931 Now Don't Get Excited (Short)
 1930 Fukeiki jidai (Short)
 1930 Junjô
 1930 Chanbara fûfu (Short)
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Eiichi Nariyama

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Personal Quote:

[on film studios]: We can no longer trust the studio.


Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 819-826. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. See more »

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