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1975

Aru eigakantoku no shogai Mizoguchi Kenji no kiroku

Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director

ある映画監督の生涯 溝口健二の記録

(c)1975 kindai Eiga Kyoukai Co., LTD

(c)1975 kindai Eiga Kyoukai Co., LTD

Release Date
May, 24th, 1975
Running Time
150 min
Genre
Documentary
Color
Color
Screening Format
-
Screen Size
Standard (1:1.37)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Kindai Eiga Kyokai

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

ATG

[ Story ]

This is a documentary on the life and films of Kenji Mizoguchi, the great Japanese film director who died in 1956, directed by the now well-known creator of films who was once assistant director to Mizoguchi.
Beginning in the hospital where Mizoguchi died, the film follows his career from its earliest days. Places where he lived and worked are shown, accompanied by clips from several of his films.
Most of the picture is composed of interviews with those who knew him and worked with him-actors, technicians, and ordinary friends. Together their stories recreate the kind of man and the kind of director that Mizoguchi was.
The final interview, and the longest, is with the late Kinuyo Tanaka, who worked for over seventeen years with the director and who appeared in many of his films.

【Quoted from the official data of Kindai EIga Kyokai】

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Rep: SHINDO Jiro
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