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Shinobu Hashimoto (I) (1918–2018)

Shinobu Hashimoto was born on April 18, 1918 in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. He was a writer and director, known for The Hidden Fortress (1958), Rashômon (1950) and Ikiru (1952). He died on July 19, 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. See full bio »


(age 100) in Tokyo, Japan

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Rashômon Writer
Ikiru Writer
Harikomi Writer


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 2016 The Magnificent Seven (based on the screenplay by)
 2013 Jôiuchi: Hairyô zuma shimatsu (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 2008 Watashi wa kai ni naritai (writer)
 2007 Watashi wa kai ni naritai (TV Movie) (original story)
 1983 Matsumoto Seichô no Zero no shôten (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1982 Maboroshi no mizuumi (screenplay) / (story)
 1977 Village of Eight Gravestones (screenplay)
 1977 Hakkodasan
 1973 Tidal Wave
 1973 Yellow Dog
 1973 Gendai ninkyô-shi (screenplay)
 1973 The Human Revolution (writer)
 1970 Dodes'ka-den (screenplay)
 1970 The Shadow Within (screenplay)
 1969 Hitokiri (screenplay)
 1969 Samurai Banners (writer)
 1968 Xue cheng (original screenplay)
 1968 Hell in the Pacific (uncredited)
 1968 Kubi (screenplay)
 1967 Nihon no ichiban nagai hi (screenplay)
 1966 Shiroi Kyotô
 1966 The Sword of Doom (screenplay)
 1965 Kiri no hata (screenplay)
 1965 Samurai Assassin (screenplay)
 1964 Revenge (written by)
 1964 The Outrage (screenplay "Rashomon" - uncredited)
 1964 Brand of Evil (novel and screenplay)
 1963 Shiro to kuro (writer)
 1963 Attack Squadron! (writer)
 1962 Harakiri (screenplay)
 1961 Happyakuman seki ni idomu otoko (screenplay)
 1961 Kaidan Kakuidori (adaptation)
 1961 Watashi wa Kai ni Naritai (TV Movie)
 1960 The Magnificent Seven (screenplay "Shichinin no samurai" - uncredited)
 1960 The Bad Sleep Well (written by)
 1959 I Want to Be a Shellfish (writer)
 1959 Kotan no kuchibue (writer)
 1958 The Hidden Fortress (written by)
 1958 Iwashigumo (writer)
 1958 Yatsu ga satsujinsha da (screenplay)
 1958 Yoru no tsuzumi (writer)
 1958 Harikomi (screenplay)
 1957 Dotanba
 1957 Nikui mono
 1957 Throne of Blood (screenplay)
 1956 Mahiru no ankoku (screenplay)
 1954 Kunsho
 1954 Seven Samurai (screenplay)
 1953 Taiheiyô no washi (writer)
 1952 Ikiru (written by)
 1951 Hirate Miki
 1950 Rashômon (screenplay)
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Book: "Compound Cinematics: Akira Kurosawa and I". Vertical ISBN-13: 978-1939130570

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He wrote more than 70 screenplays for major Japanese directors including Tadashi Imai, Masaki Kobayashi and Mikio Naruse, but was best known for his work with Akira Kurosawa. See more »

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