FILM DIRECTOR

Kinji Fukasaku

1930 - 2003

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Kinji Fukasaku (深作 欣二, Fukasaku Kinji, 3 July 1930 – 12 January 2003) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter who rose to prominence for his association with the Japanese New Wave. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kinji Fukasaku has received more than 310,240 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Kinji Fukasaku is the 378th most popular film director (down from 374th in 2019), the 589th most popular biography from Japan (up from 591st in 2019) and the 18th most popular Japanese Film Director.

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Kinji Fukasaku ranks 378 out of 1,580Before him are Denis Villeneuve, Hideaki Anno, Richard Thorpe, Neil Jordan, Jan de Bont, and Alexander Korda. After him are Hirokazu Kore-eda, Alexandre Astruc, Jan Troell, Jörn Donner, John McTiernan, and Philippe Garrel.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1930, Kinji Fukasaku ranks 141Before him are Michel Rocard, Marshall Sahlins, Lina Kostenko, Vilma Espín, Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, and Robert Culp. After him are Rudolf E. Kálmán, Clifford Brown, Miljan Miljanić, Ilon Wikland, Rahmon Nabiyev, and Manuel Marulanda. Among people deceased in 2003, Kinji Fukasaku ranks 83Before him are Prince Carl Bernadotte, Howard Fast, Guy Thys, Charles Berlitz, Donald O'Connor, and Mario Merz. After him are Massimo Girotti, Neil Postman, Sébastien Japrisot, Eizo Yuguchi, Wendy Hiller, and Vasil Bykaŭ.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Kinji Fukasaku ranks 589 out of 5,560Before him are Sessue Hayakawa (1886), Nitobe Inazō (1862), Shotaro Ishinomori (1938), Yasutaka Tsutsui (1934), Shinichi Suzuki (1898), and Emperor Murakami (926). After him are Hajime Sugiyama (1880), Yamamoto Kansuke (1493), Momoko Kōchi (1932), Shojiro Sugimura (1905), Shō Tai (1843), and Minamoto no Sanetomo (1192).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Japan

Among film directors born in Japan, Kinji Fukasaku ranks 18Before him are Makoto Shinkai (1973), Kon Ichikawa (1915), Mikio Naruse (1905), Satoshi Kon (1963), Mamoru Oshii (1951), and Hideaki Anno (1960). After him are Hirokazu Kore-eda (1962), Kaneto Shindo (1912), Yoji Yamada (1931), Hiroshi Inagaki (1905), Seijun Suzuki (1923), and Takashi Miike (1960).

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