Masaki Kobayashi

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Birthday
14, 1916
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan
Death Date
Oct 4, 1996 (80)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
14, 1916
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan
Death Date
Oct 4, 1996 (80)

About

Japanese film director of the critically acclaimed The Human Condition, a trilogy that was nine hours in total length.

Before Fame

He worked as an apprentice director at Shochiku Studios.

Trivia

He directed Kwaidan in 1965, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. His film Harakiri won the Jury Prize at the 1963 Cannes Film Festival.

Family Life

He was born in Tokyo.

Associated With

He was considered to direct Tora! Tora! Tora! after Akira Kurosawa dropped out of the film.