Kenji Mizoguchi

Kenji Mizoguchi

Birth
Asakusa, Taitō-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Death 24 Aug 1956 (aged 58)
Kyoto, Japan
Burial Ōta-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Memorial ID 16207728 · View Source
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Motion Picture Director. He is widely recognized as one of the most important directors of Japanese cinema, along with Yasujiro Ozu and Akira Kurosawa. His many credits include "Kokyo" (1923), "Gakuso o Idete" (1925), "Ko-on" (1927), "Osaka Elegy"(1936), "The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums" (1939), "The Straits of Love and Hate" (1938), "The Loyal Forty-Seven Ronin" (1942), "Miyamoto Misahshi" (1944), "Victory of Women" (1946), "Women of the Night" (1948), "The Life of Oharu" (1952), "Ugetsu" (1953), "Sansho the Bailiff" (1954), "Chikamatsu Monogatari" (1954), "Shin Eike Monogatari" (1955) and "Street of Shame" (1955), his last film. He died in Kyoto, Japan.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 15 Oct 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 16207728
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kenji Mizoguchi (16 May 1898–24 Aug 1956), Find a Grave Memorial no. 16207728, citing Honmon-ji Temple Cemetery, Ōta-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan ; Maintained by Find A Grave .