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Né(e) le 15 juillet 1910

Lieu de naissance
Kagoshima, Japan

Mort le 11 août 1983 (à 73 ans)

Satsuo Yamamoto

Acteur dans

A participé à

  • Tengu-To
  • Botan-dôrô
  • La Légende de Zatoïchi : Vol. 16 - Le justicier
  • Shiroi Kyotô
  • Zoku Shinobi no Mono
  • Shinobi no Mono
  • Kôtei no inai hachigatsu
  • Kizudarake no sanga
  • Karei-naru Ichizoku
  • 荷車の歌
  • Ah! Nomugi toge
  • Kagirinaki hodô
  • 金環蝕
  • 箱根風雲録
  • 箱根風雲録
  • Shinkû chitai
  • The War Without Weapons
  • にっぽん泥棒物語
  • スパイ
  • Akai jinbaori
  • 人間の壁
  • Street of Violence (The Pen Never Lies)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Satsuo Yamamoto (July 15, 1910 - August 11, 1983) was a Japanese film director. Yamamoto was born in Kagoshima Prefecture on July 15, 1910. He dropped out of Waseda University to join Shochiku, where he worked as an assistant director to Mikio Naruse and others. He followed Naruse when he moved to PCL, and became a director in his own right after the company was reborn as Toho. During WWII he directed several pro-war propaganda films for them despite being a fervent member of the Japanese Communist Party (JCP), and after the war he rallied against the company as a driving force behind the union during the 1948 Toho labour dispute (in which the JCP was heavily involved), after which was ultimately fired. He subsequently worked on independent films and made numerous intensely rebellious and substantial socially conscious works. From the 1960s onward, he directed a succession of major films including the Toyoko Yamasaki adaptations “The Ivory Tower” and “The Perfect Family”, the “Men and War” trilogy, and “Kotei no inai Hachigatsu”. This body of epic works led to him being dubbed “the Red Cecil B. DeMille”. Three of his films, Shiroi Kyotō, Fumō Chitai and Ah! Nomugi Toge won the Mainichi Film Award for Best Film. He died of pancreatic cancer on August 11, 1983 at the age of 73. Description above from the Wikipedia article Satsuo Yamamoto, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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