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Kenji Mizoguchi (I) (1898–1956)


Coming from a lower class family Mizoguchi entered the production company Nikkatsu as an actor specialized in female roles. Later he became an assistant director and made his first film in 1922. Although he filmed almost 90 movies in the silent era, only his last 12 productions are really known outside of Japan because they were especially ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 58) in Kyoto, Japan

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Ugetsu Director
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 1953 A Geisha
 1953 Ugetsu
 1951 Miss Oyu
 1945 Hisshôka
 1941 The 47 Ronin
 1940 Naniwa onna
 1938 Aa kokyo
 1938 Roei no uta
 1936 Osaka Elegy
 1935 Poppy
 1935 Ojô Okichi (additional director)
 1934 Aizô tôge
 1934 Jinpu-ren
 1933 Gion matsuri
 1930 Tôjin Okichi
 1929 Asahi wa kagayaku (Short)
 1929 Nihonbashi
 1927 Jihi shinchô (Short)
 1927 Kôon
 1926 Kane
 1926 Kaikoku danji
 1926 Dôka-ô (Short)
 1925 Ningen
 1924 Jinkyo
 1924 Gendai no joo
 1923 Kantô (Documentary short)
 1923 Toge no uta
 1923 Chî to reî
 1923 Yoru
 1923 Kokyô
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Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It was only when I passed 40, that I understood the human truths I want to express in my films See more »

Trivia:

He is one of the rare directors who has helmed over 100 films. See more »

Trademark:

Long takes, often held for the duration of the scene. See more »

Nickname:

Goteken

Star Sign:

Taurus

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