Keisuke Kinoshita

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Birthday
5, 1912
Birthplace
Hamamatsu, Japan
Death Date
Dec 30, 1998 (86)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1912
Birthplace
Hamamatsu, Japan
Death Date
Dec 30, 1998 (86)

About

Japanese film director known directing the 1951 film Carmen Comes Home, the first full color feature made in Japan. He directed 49 films during his lifetime.

Before Fame

He began working as a photographer and was eventually promoted to assistant director.

Trivia

In 1984, he was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun for his work in Japanese film.

Family Life

He was born in Hamamatsu, where his parents ran a grocery store.

Associated With

In 1943, he beat fellow director Akira Kurosawa to win the New Director Award.