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Tomu Uchida (1898–1970)

Tomu Uchida was born on April 26, 1898 in Okayama, Japan. He was a director and actor, known for Kiga kaikyô (1965), Chiyari Fuji (1955) and Tsuchi (1939). He died on August 7, 1970 in Japan. See full bio »


(age 72) in Japan

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Kiga kaikyô
Kiga kaikyô Director
Chiyari Fuji
Chiyari Fuji Director
Tsuchi Director


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 1965 Kiga kaikyô
 1959 Senryô-jishi
 1957 Dotanba
 1956 Kuroda sodo
 1955 Chiyari Fuji
 1939 Tsuchi
 1933 Keisatsukan
 1933 Sakebu Ajia
 1931 Misu nippon
 1929 Kigeki: Ase
 1929 Ikeru ningyô
 1927 Hoen Danu
 1925 Kyoei wa jigoku (Short)
 1925 Giketsu
 1925 Kanimanji engi (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Hirata Sansaku | Tomi Uchida

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Japanese film director, a former actor, then assistant to Kenzi Mizoguchi at Nikkatsu, from 1923. Directed comedies after 1927, before turning towards socio/political drama with strong leftist influence. In the 1930s, he fell foul of the prevailing nationalist government and joined the Chinese in their fight against his compatriots. He only returned to Japan in 1954, to direct historical dramas ... See more »

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