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Senkichi Taniguchi (1912–2007)

Senkichi Taniguchi was born on February 19, 1912 in Tokyo, Japan. He was a director and writer, known for What's Up, Tiger Lily? (1966), Desertion at Dawn (1950) and Jakoman and Tetsu (1949). He was married to Kaoru Yachigusa and Setsuko Wakayama. He died on October 29, 2007 in Tokyo. See full bio »


(age 95) in Tokyo, Japan

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What's Up, Tiger Lily?
Desertion at Dawn
Jakoman and Tetsu
My Wonderful Yellow Car


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He was the first director assigned to direct "Gojira" (1954) ("Godzilla"). He turned it down and it was assigned to his close friend Ishiro Honda. Honda would go on to be the leading genre director making him the most profitable Japanese director internationally,. See more »

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