Kazuo Kuroki
Kazuo Kuroki (黒木和雄, Kuroki Kazuo) was a Japanese film director who was particularly known for his films on World War II and the question of personal guilt.
While Kuroki was often listed as...
Susumu Hani
Susumu Hani (羽仁 進, Hani Susumu, born 10 October 1928) is a Japanese film director, and one of the most prominent representatives of the 1960s Japanese New Wave. Born in Tokyo, he has directed ...
Mitsuo Yanagimachi
Mitsuo Yanagimachi (柳町光男, Yanagimachi Mitsuo, born November 2, 1945) is a Japanese screenwriter and film director.
Born in Namegata District, Ibaraki, Yanagimachi attended the Faculty of L...
Shinsuke Ogawa
Shinsuke Ogawa (小川紳介, Ogawa Shinsuke) (25 June 1935 - 7 February 1992) was a Japanese documentary film director. Ogawa and Noriaki Tsuchimoto have been called the "two figures [that] tower ove...
Fumio Kamei
Fumio Kamei (亀井文夫, Kamei Fumio) (1 April 1908 – 27 February 1987) was a prominent left-wing Japanese documentary and fiction film director.
Kamei went to the Soviet Union in 1928 to study ...
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Yōichi Higashi
Yōichi Higashi (東陽一, Higashi Yōichi) is a Japanese film director. He began his career working on documentaries at Iwanami Productions but, after going independent, turned to fiction film. He w...
Katsuyuki Hirano
Katsuyuki Hirano (平野勝之, Hirano Katsuyuki) is a Japanese director of adult videos (AV) and documentaries. He should be differentiated from the manga artist Katsuyuki Hirano (平野克幸).
Hira...
Yutaka Tsuchiya
Tsuchiya Yutaka (土屋豊, Tsuchiya Yutaka) (born 11 December 1966) is a Japanese film director, documentary film maker, and video activist. His works have focused on the search for identity amongs...
Gō Takamine
Gō Takamine (高嶺 剛, Takamine Gō) (born 12 November 1948, Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture) is a Japanese director of fiction films, documentaries and experimental films. Born on Ishigaki Island and...
Toshio Matsumoto
Toshio Matsumoto (松本 俊夫, Matsumoto Toshio) (born March 25, 1932) is a Japanese film director and video artist. He was born in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan and graduated from Tokyo University in 1955. ...
Noriaki Tsuchimoto
Noriaki Tsuchimoto (土本典昭, Tsuchimoto Noriaki) (11 December 1928, Gifu Prefecture, Japan - 24 June 2008) was a Japanese documentary film director known for his films on Minamata disease and exa...
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Takahiro Mitsuyoshi
Takahiro Mitsuyoshi (みつよしたかひろ) is a Japanese director of documentary films.
After graduating from Waseda University, he became a photographer and a director of television programs. In 2007 he ...
Akira Iwasaki
Akira Iwasaki (岩崎昶, Iwasaki Akira) (18 November 1903 – 16 September 1981) was a prominent left-wing Japanese film critic, historian, and producer. Born in Tokyo, he became interested in film f...
Kazuhiro Soda
Kazuhiro Soda (想田 和弘, Sōda, born 1970 in Tochigi Prefecture) is a Japanese documentary filmmaker based in New York, USA. He has lived in New York since 1993. He is known for his observational ...
Hirokazu Koreeda
Hirokazu Koreeda (是枝 裕和, Koreeda Hirokazu, born June 6, 1962) is a Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter and editor.
Koreeda worked as an assistant director on documentaries for T...
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Kaoru Adachi
Kaoru Adachi (安達かおる, Adachi Kaoru, born January 27, 1956) is a Japanese film director, producer and editor, and founder of the Japanese documentary and adult video (AV) studio V&R Planning...
Tatsuya Mori
Tatsuya Mori (森 達也, Mori Tatsuya, born 10 May 1956) is a Japanese documentary filmmaker, TV director and author.
Born in Hiroshima Prefecture, Mori graduated from Rikkyo University, where ...
Naomi Kawase
Naomi Kawase (河瀨直美, Kawase Naomi, born May 30, 1969) is a Japanese film director. She was also known as Naomi Sento ( 仙頭直美 , Sentō Naomi), with her then-husband's surname. Many of her...
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