Kaneto Shindo

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  • Native name: 新藤兼人
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: April 22, 1912
  • Died: May 29, 2012

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Kaneto Shindo

  • Name: Kaneto Shindo
  • Native name: 新藤兼人
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: April 22, 1912
  • Died: May 29, 2012
Kaneto Shindo was a Japanese film director, screenwriter, film producer, and author. He directed 48 films and wrote scripts for 238.
Shindo was born in Hiroshima Prefecture, and he made several films about Hiroshima and the atomic bomb. Like his early mentor Kenji Mizoguchi, many of his films feature strong female characters. He was a pioneer of independent film production in Japan, founding a company called Kindai Eiga Kyokai. He continued working as a scriptwriter, director and author until his death at the age of 100.
Screenwriter
Year Title Type Rating
1999 The Perfect Education
Movie
5.7
Director
Year Title Type Rating
1968 Kuroneko
Movie
7.9
1964 Onibaba
Movie
7.8
Screenwriter & Director
Year Title Type Rating
2010 Postcard
Movie
7.1
2008 Teacher and Three Children
Movie
0.0
1952 Children of Hiroshima
Movie
7.3
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