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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 Okada, Mariko since 1964. See full bio »

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A Promise Director


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 2004 Welcome to São Paulo (Documentary) (as Kiju Yoshida)
 2002 Women in the Mirror (as Kiju Yoshida)
 1995 Lumière and Company (Documentary) (as Kiju Yoshida)
 1993 The Cinema of Ozu According to Kiju Yoshida (Documentary) (as Kiju Yoshida)
 1988 Wuthering Heights (as Kiju Yoshida)
 1986 A Promise (as Kiju Yoshida)
 1977 Baseball's Big 1: Sadaharu Oh (Documentary)
 1973 Bi no bi (TV Series documentary)
 1973 Coup d'Etat (as Kiju Yoshida)
 1967 The Affair
 1966 Woman of the Lake (as Kiju Yoshida)
 1965 A Story Written with Water (as Kiju Yoshida)
 1960 Roku denashi
 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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