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Mikio Naruse (I) (1905–1969)


Considered a major figure of Japan's 'golden age of cinema', Mikio Naruse was a filmmaker, screenwriter, and producer who directed 89 films in the period 1930 to 1967. Although Naruse's work is lesser known in the twenty-first century than those of his contemporaries Akira Kurosawa, Kenji Mizoguchi, and Yasujirô Ozu, his films remain unique in the... See full bio »

Died:

(age 63) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

Floating Clouds Director
(1955)
Repast Director
(1951)
(1935)
Inazuma Director
(1952)

Filmography

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 1964 Yearning
 1958 Summer Clouds
 1958 Anzukko
 1957 Untamed Woman
 1956 Flowing
 1956 Shûu
 1955 Kuchizuke (segment "3")
 1955 Onna doshi (Short)
 1953 Wife
 1952 Inazuma
 1952 Mother
 1951 Repast
 1951 The Dancer
 1950 White Beast
 1949 The Bad Girl
 1947 Even Parting Is Enjoyable (Short)
 1947 Four Love Stories (segment "Wakare mo tanoshi")
 1944 Shibaidô
 1941 Shanghai Moon
 1941 A Face from the Past (Short)
 1939 Sincerity
 1937 Kafuku zempen
 1937 Nadare
 1933 Kinga shinnen (Short)
 1933 Sôbô
 1932 Be Great! (Short)
 1931 Flunky, Work Hard! (Short)
 1931 Now Don't Get Excited (Short)
 1930 Oshikiri shinkonki (Short)
 1930 Fukeiki jidai (Short)
 1930 Junjô
 1930 Chanbara fûfu (Short)
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Eiichi Nariyama

Spouse:

Sachiko Chiba  (divorced)  (1 child)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on studios for which he worked]: At shochiku I was allowed to direct; at PCL I was asked to direct. A significant difference." See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 819-826. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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