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Shindo Kaneto

Shindo Kaneto

Japanese Persons

Native name: 新藤兼人

Birth name: Kaneto Shindo

Gender: male

Age: 11 years

Nationality: Japanese Persons

Date of birth: April 22, 2012

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About Shindo Kaneto

Shindo Kaneto was a Japanese film director, screenwriter, film producer, and author. He directed 48 films and wrote scripts for 238. His best known films as a director include Children of Hiroshima, The Naked Island, Onibaba, Kuroneko and A Last Note.

Shindo was born in Hiroshima Prefecture, and he made several films about Hiroshima and the atomic bomb. Like his early mentor Mizoguchi Kenji, 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.

The strongest and most apparent themes in Shindo’s work involve social criticism of poverty, women and sexuality. Shindo has described himself as a socialist.

Shindo Kaneto Dramas & Movies

Edo Porn (1981)

Japanese Movie

The Geisha House

Japanese Movie

Onibaba (1964)

Japanese Movie

Kurotokage (1962)

Japanese Movie

Cape Ashizuri (1954)

Japanese Movie

Postcard (2010)

Japanese Movie

Kuroneko (1968)

Japanese Movie

Tsuma Yori Doko e Iku

Japanese Movie

A Last Note

Japanese Movie

Tokyo Scramble (1991)

Japanese Movie

Donmai (1990)

Japanese Movie

Children of Hiroshima

Japanese Movie

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