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Kenshô Yamashita (1944–2016)

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(age 72) in Japan

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The Makioka Sisters
The Makioka Sisters Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Terror of Mechagodzilla
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Dai yûkai
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 1993 Last Song (assistant director)
 1991 Dai yûkai (assistant director)
 1983 The Makioka Sisters (assistant director)
 1979 Eireitachi no oenka: saigo no sôkeisen (chief assistant director)
 1977 Sugata Sanshiro (chief assistant director)
 1976 Tsuma to onna no aida (second assistant director)
 1975 Hi no ataru sakamichi (chief assistant director)
 1975 Terror of Mechagodzilla (chief assistant director)
 1971 Gekido no showashi: Okinawa kessen (assistant director)
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