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      Keisuke Kinoshita

      Keisuke Kinoshita

      Highest Rated: 86% The Ballad of Narayama (1958)

      Lowest Rated: 60% Nijushi No Hitomi (1954)

      Birthday: Dec 5, 1912

      Birthplace: Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan

      Accomplished in a wide range of genres, Kinoshita made satiric comedies, stirring social dramas and the visually compelling, Kabuki version of "The Ballad of Narayama" (1958). He is probably best known, however, for his numerous sentimental romances of the 1950s and 60s, such as "She Was Like a Wild Chrysanthemum" (1955). "Carmen Comes Home" (1951), about a big-city stripper who shakes up her home town during a short visit, was Japan's first film to be released in color and one of the director's best.

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Doraheita Writer - 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Big Joys, Small Sorrows Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1986
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Children of Nagasaki Director - 1984
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Young Rebels Director,
      Writer
      - 1980
      73% 77% Dodes 'Ka-Den Executive Producer - 1970
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Scent of Incense Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1964
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Legend or Was It? Director,
      Writer,
      Producer
      - 1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sing, Young People! Director,
      Producer
      - 1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ballad of a Workman Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1962
      No Score Yet 56% Immortal Love Director,
      Screenwriter,
      Producer
      - 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Spring Dreams Director - 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The River Fuefuki Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Farewell to Spring Director - 1959
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Snow Flurry Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1959
      86% 90% The Ballad of Narayama Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Eternal Rainbow Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rose on His Arm Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1956
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Farewell to Dream Director - 1956
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Tattered Wings Director - 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet She Was Like a Wild Chrysanthemum Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1955
      60% 86% Nijushi No Hitomi Director,
      Writer
      - 1954
      No Score Yet No Score Yet 24 Eyes Director,
      Writer
      - 1954
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Garden of Women Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1954
      No Score Yet 67% Tragedy of Japan Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1953
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Love Letter Screenwriter - 1953
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Carmen's Innocent Love Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1952
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Fireworks Over the Sea Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Boyhood Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Good Fairy Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1951
      No Score Yet 22% Carmen Comes Home Director,
      Writer
      - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wedding Ring Director,
      Screenwriter,
      Producer
      - 1950
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Broken Drum Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Here's to the Young Lady Director - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Yotsuya Kaidan, Part II Director - 1949
      No Score Yet 17% Yotsuya Kaidan Director - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Portrait Director - 1948
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Woman Director - 1948
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hakai Director - 1948
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Phoenix Director - 1947
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Girl I Loved Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1946
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Morning for the Osone Family Director - 1946
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jubilation Street Director - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Army Director - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Living Magoroku Director - 1943
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Port of Flowers Director - 1943