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Masaki Kobayashi (I) (1916–1996)


Masaki Kobayashi was born on February 14, 1916 in Hokkaido, Japan. He was a director and writer, known for Hara-Kiri (1962), Samurai Rebellion (1967) and The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959). He died on October 4, 1996 in Tokyo, Japan. See full bio »

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(age 80) in Tokyo, Japan

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Keisuke Kinoshita, Akira Kurosawa, Kon Ichikawa and Masaki Kobayashi founded their own company, Yonki No Kai ('Club of The Four Knights'), in 1969 to assert an independent film making process and escape the studio system. They managed to produce only one movie, Kurosawa's Dodes'ka-den (1970). See more »

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Aquarius

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