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Tadashi Imai (I) (1912–1991)

Known for his social realist films, the Japanese director Tadashi Imai was mostly interested in depicting the tragedies of human life. Often described as 'nakanai realism', or 'a realism without tears', Imai's films show the hard struggles of the poor. Among his most appreciated films are An Inlet of Muddy Water (1953), focusing on women in the ... See full bio »


(age 79) in Tokyo, Japan

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