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Kenji Mizoguchi
8.9 Rating
(38 ratings)

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Born: 16 May 1898 Died: 24 August 1956

Country of origin: Japan

Height: 5' 5"


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My Top Directors (40 items)
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Published 5 years, 8 months ago 4 comments
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The top-60 directors (60 items)
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Published 5 years, 3 months ago 9 comments
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A Movie for every Director (part. 3) (89 items)
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Published 1 year, 2 months ago
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Favourite Directors (30 items)
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SP's Favourite Directors (104 items)
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Published 2 years, 5 months ago 4 comments

About: Coming from a lower class family Mizoguchi entered the production company Nikkatsu as an actor specialized in female roles. Later he became an assistant director and made his first film in 1922. Although he filmed almost 90 movies in the silent era, only his last 12 productions are really known outside of Japan because they were especially produced for Venice (e.g. The Life of Oharu (1952) or 0047445. He only filmed two productions in color: Princess Yang Kwei-fei (1955) and Taira Clan Saga (195 ... (more)
Director (1), Writer (1), Producer (1), Supporting Director (1), Actor (1), Editor (1), Japanese (1)

Movies directed by

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1. Ugetsu (1953)
Rating:
8.3
200 Watched
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8.6
124 Watched
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7.9
59 Watched
Rating:
8
47 want to see
5. The 47 Ronin (1941)
Rating:
7.5
34 want to see



Movies written by

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Rating:
7.9
59 Watched
Rating:
7.7
32 Watched
3. Osaka Elegy (1936)
Rating:
8.1
24 Watched
Rating:
7.7
7 want to see
5. Gakuso o idete (1925)
Rating:
8
1 Watched



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A Movie for every Director (part. 3) (89 person items)

"Ugetsu (1953) "


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Favourite Directors (30 person items)
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My Favorite Directors (20 person items)

" Favorite Film: Seen: *Ugetsu - 9/10 *The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum - 8/10 *Osaka Elegy - 8/10 *The Lady from Musashino *Sansho the Bailiff - 6/10"


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SP's Favourite Directors (104 person items)
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100 favorite film directors (100 person items)
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My Top Directors (40 person items)

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The top-60 directors (60 person items)

"Masterpiece: Ugetsu monogatari"