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 writer, 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 190,062 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Kaneto Shindo is the 396th most popular film director (up from 409th in 2019), the 592nd most popular biography from Japan (up from 633rd in 2019) and the 18th most popular Film Director.

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Kaneto Shindo ranks 396 out of 1,581Before him are Yuri Norstein, Mario Camus, Shin Sang-ok, Joe Dante, Karel Reisz, and Claude Zidi. After him are Maurice Pialat, Donald P. Bellisario, J. J. Abrams, Neil Jordan, Alexandre Astruc, and Hirokazu Kore-eda.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1912, Kaneto Shindo ranks 113Before him are Jean Françaix, Edmond Jabès, Salah al-Din al-Bitar, Marcel Camus, Joachim Schepke, and Nancy Wake. After him are Domingos da Guia, Martha Scott, Feroze Gandhi, David Packard, Isidro Lángara, and Gil Evans. Among people deceased in 2012, Kaneto Shindo ranks 104Before him are Alfred Schmidt, Manuel Fraga, Charles Durning, Dorothea Tanning, Ulric Neisser, and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller. After him are Andy Williams, Angelo Dundee, Besse Cooper, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, Miljan Miljanić, and Maurice Sendak.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Kaneto Shindo ranks 592 out of 6,048Before him are Atsushi Nakajima (1909), Eiji Tsuburaya (1901), Masao Uchino (1934), Emperor Ichijō (980), Masabumi Hosono (1870), and Sōsuke Uno (1922). After him are Minamoto no Yorimasa (1106), Isao Inokuma (1938), Hiroshi Ōshima (1886), Kazuo Sakamaki (1918), Momoko Kōchi (1932), and Zenkō Suzuki (1911).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Japan

Among film directors born in Japan, Kaneto Shindo ranks 18Before him are Ishirō Honda (1911), Mikio Naruse (1905), Satoshi Kon (1963), Kinji Fukasaku (1930), Makoto Shinkai (1973), and Mamoru Oshii (1951). After him are Hirokazu Kore-eda (1962), Hiroshi Inagaki (1905), Kon Ichikawa (1915), Yoshiyuki Tomino (1941), Takashi Miike (1960), and Hiroshi Teshigahara (1927).

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