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Yoshishige Yoshida

Yoshishige Yoshida was born on February 16, 1933 in Fukui, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for A Promise (1986), Wuthering Heights (1988) and Farewell to the Summer Light (1968). He has been married to Mariko Okada since 1964. See full bio »

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A Promise Director
The Affair Director


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 2004 Welcome to São Paulo (Documentary)
 1995 Yume no cinema: Tôkyô no yume (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 Lumière and Company (Documentary)
 1986 A Promise
 1985 Kyôgenshi: Tokuro Miyake (Documentary short)
 1979 Andesu bi no junrei (TV Short documentary)
 1977 Baseball's Big 1: Sadaharu Oh (Documentary)
 1976 Girishya ryojô (TV Series documentary) (9 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (1976)
- Episode #1.8 (1976)
- Episode #1.7 (1976)
- Episode #1.6 (1976)
- Episode #1.5 (1976)
 1973 Coup d'Etat (as Kiju Yoshida)
 1967 The Affair
 1964 Yôroppa kinô kyô (TV Mini-Series documentary) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1964)
- Episode #1.3 (1964)
- Episode #1.2 (1964)
- Episode #1.1 (1964)
 1960 Blood Is Dry
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Alternate Names:

Kiju Yoshida | Kijû Yoshida

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Since I'm a man, very naturally the most important subject for me to describe is women, because they are an enigma for me. So most of the time my protagonists are women. I don't really want my films to be categorized as women's films, because for me my films are about the most important enigma for me in my life, which is women. And I can stress that point not only because I'm a man and a male ... See more »


One of the luminaries of the Japanese New Wave during the 1960s. See more »

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