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Kon Ichikawa (1915–2008)


Kon Ichikawa has been influenced by artists as diverse as Walt Disney and Jean Renoir, and his films cover a wide spectrum of moods, from the comic to the overwhelmingly ironic and even the perverse. Ichikawa began his career as a cartoonist, and this influence is apparent in his skillful use of the widescreen, and in the strong, angular patterns ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 92) in Tokyo, Japan

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(1976)
Brother Director
(1960)
(1962)
Odd Obsession Director
(1959)

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 2003 A Daughter's Marriage (TV Movie)
 2002 Tôbô (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Onna to hashi (2002) ... (supervisor)
- Oto to onna (2002)
- Onna to kage (2002)
 2001 Kah-chan
 2000 I Went To
 2000 Shinsengumi
 1994 47 Ronin
 1993 Shinjitsu ichiro (TV Movie)
 1988 Crane
 1987 Actress
 1984 Ohan
 1981 Lonely Heart
 1980 Koto
 1978 Queen Bee
 1975 I Am a Cat
 1973 Visions of Eight (Documentary) (segment "The Fastest")
 1973 The Wanderers
 1972 Kogarashi Monjirô (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1971 To Love Again
 1970 Japan and the Japanese (Documentary short)
 1969 Kyoto (Documentary short)
 1968 Seishun (Documentary)
 1965 Tokyo Olympiad (Documentary)
 1962 The Outcast
 1960 Brother
 1960 Bonchi
 1960 A Woman's Testament (segment "Mono o takaku uritsukeru onna")
 1959 Kankon sosai (TV Movie)
 1959 Odd Obsession
 1958 Conflagration
 1957 The Hole
 1955 The Heart
 1954 A Billionaire
 1954 All of Myself
 1953 The Lovers
 1953 Mr. Pu
 1952 Young People
 1952 Mr. Lucky
 1951 Koibito
 1951 Wedding March
 1951 Ieraishan
 1950 Heat and Mud
 1949 365 Nights
 1946 Musume Dôjôji (Short)
 1936 Shinsetsu kachikachi yama (Short) (diretor)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

Official Site [Japan]

Alternate Names:

Kurishitei | Kurisutei
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I just make any picture I like or any that the company tells me to do. See more »

Trivia:

Masumura Yasuzo apprenticed under him and consequently remade The Girl Who Touched His Legs in 1960. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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