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Hiroshi Inagaki

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A former child actor, Hiroshi Inagaki began directing movies in 1928, and over the next 42 years established himself as one of Japan's leading filmmakers, particularly where large-scale historical epics were concerned. He shot his Samurai Trilogy, based on the novel Musashi Miyamoto, two separate times, once in black-and-white during World War II, and again, in color, from 1954 thru 1956. The second version of the trilogy found great popularity in the west, with the first film in the cycle, Samurai I, earning an Academy Award as the Best Foreign Film of 1954. His subsequent hits included The Rickshaw Man and The Forty-Seven Ronin.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Te o tsunagu kora
  • Director
2012
No Score Yet Chikemuri Takadanobaba (Takadanobaba Duel)
  • Director
2011
No Score Yet Muhomatsu, the Rikshaw Man (Muhomatsu no issho)
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
2010
No Score Yet Incident at Blood Pass
  • Director
1970
No Score Yet Furin kazan (Samurai Banners) (Wind-Fire-Forest-Mountain)
  • Director
1969
No Score Yet Chushingura
  • Director
1963
No Score Yet Aru kengo no shogai (Samurai Saga) (Life of an Expert Swordsman)
  • Director
1959
No Score Yet Muhomatsu, the Rikshaw Man
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
1958
No Score Yet Miyamoto Musashi Kanketsuhen: Kettô Ganryûjima (Samurai III: Duel on Ganryu Island) (Bushido)
  • Director
1956
No Score Yet Zoku Miyamoto Musashi: Ichijôji no Kettô (Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple) (Swords of Doom)
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
1955
No Score Yet Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
1954

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