FILM DIRECTOR

Kaneto Shindo

1912 - 2012

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Kaneto Shindo (新藤 兼人, Shindō Kaneto, 22 April 1912 – 29 May 2012) was a Japanese film director, screenwriter, film producer, and author, who 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kaneto Shindo has received more than 166,575 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Kaneto Shindo is the 409th most popular film director (up from 416th in 2019), the 633rd most popular biography from Japan (up from 635th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Japanese Film Director.

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Kaneto Shindo ranks 409 out of 1,580Before him are Eldar Ryazanov, Mike Leigh, Jacques Audiard, Bertrand Blier, Jerzy Hoffman, and Garry Marshall. After him are Maurice Pialat, Georgiy Daneliya, Ted Kotcheff, Sergiu Nicolaescu, Susanne Bier, and Clarence Brown.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1912, Kaneto Shindo ranks 115Before him are Gil Evans, Marta Eggerth, Isidro Lángara, Aymoré Moreira, Duško Popov, and Wendy Hiller. After him are Günther Lützow, Feroze Gandhi, Charles Addams, Igor Markevitch, Jean Françaix, and Salah al-Din al-Bitar. Among people deceased in 2012, Kaneto Shindo ranks 112Before him are Maurice Sendak, Miljan Miljanić, Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, Edoardo Mangiarotti, Ann Rutherford, and Thomas Szasz. After him are Alexander Arutiunian, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, Giorgio Chinaglia, Malam Bacai Sanhá, Anita Björk, and Lina Romay.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Kaneto Shindo ranks 633 out of 5,560Before him are Hōjō Sōun (1432), Eiji Tsuburaya (1901), Yoshida Shōin (1830), Emperor Hanazono (1297), Ryo Kawasaki (1947), and Michio Ashikaga (1950). After him are Hideo Shinojima (1910), Ogata Kōrin (1658), Tomomi Seo (1950), Kozo Arai (1950), Sōsuke Uno (1922), and Osami Nagano (1880).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Japan

Among film directors born in Japan, Kaneto Shindo ranks 20Before him are Mikio Naruse (1905), Satoshi Kon (1963), Mamoru Oshii (1951), Hideaki Anno (1960), Kinji Fukasaku (1930), and Hirokazu Kore-eda (1962). After him are Yoji Yamada (1931), Hiroshi Inagaki (1905), Seijun Suzuki (1923), Takashi Miike (1960), Hiroshi Teshigahara (1927), and Kiyoshi Kurosawa (1955).

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