No photo available. Represent Kihachi Okamoto? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,075 this week

Kihachi Okamoto (1923–2005)

Okamoto belonged to what one colleague called "the generation where most of them got killed": the leagues of university graduates who were drafted into and sacrificed to the last years of Japan's war in the South Pacific. Okamoto was drafted during the very worst of it, in 1943, but almost alone among his colleagues managed to survive. The ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 82) in Kawasaki, Japan

Awards Central

Check out IMDb's full coverage of all the major awards events, including the Critics Choice Awards, Gotham Awards, and more.

Visit our Awards Central section

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 people
created 19 Feb 2013
 
a list of 21 people
created 15 Oct 2014
 
a list of 49 people
created 05 Dec 2014
 
a list of 30 people
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 25 people
created 5 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Kihachi Okamoto's work have you seen?

User Polls

6 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Kill!
Kill! Director
(1968)
Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo
(1970)
Dai yûkai
Dai yûkai Director
(1991)
The Sword of Doom
(1966)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (41 credits)
Show Show Writer (25 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (12 credits)
Show Show Actor (6 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
Edit

Did You Know?

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Message Boards

Recent Posts
looking 4 copy of east meets west movie blue74-1
East meets West lcmutz
Discuss Kihachi Okamoto on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page