FILM DIRECTOR

Yoji Yamada

1931 - Today

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Yoji Yamada (山田 洋次, Yamada Yōji, born 13 September 1931) is a Japanese film director best known for his Otoko wa Tsurai yo series of films and his Samurai Trilogy (The Twilight Samurai, The Hidden Blade and Love and Honor). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yoji Yamada has received more than 145,765 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Yoji Yamada is the 514th most popular film director (down from 416th in 2019), the 753rd most popular biography from Japan (down from 650th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Film Director.

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Yoji Yamada ranks 514 out of 1,581Before him are Peter Yates, John Badham, Lee Chang-dong, Im Kwon-taek, Tom Holland, and Mamoru Hosoda. After him are Alain Corneau, Ferdinand Zecca, Don Bluth, Max Fleischer, Anthony Asquith, and Ladislao Vajda.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1931, Yoji Yamada ranks 171Before him are Norberto Boggio, Fred Brooks, Lisbeth Palme, Moshé Mizrahi, Reizo Fukuhara, and Manolo Escobar. After him are Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk, Ola Ullsten, Carmen Dell'Orefice, Takashi Mizuno, Mwai Kibaki, and Krzysztof Komeda.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Yoji Yamada ranks 753 out of 6,048Before him are Kōichi Kido (1889), Tetsuko Kuroyanagi (1933), Yasutaka Tsutsui (1934), Reizo Fukuhara (1931), Yutaka Taniyama (1927), and Mamoru Hosoda (1967). After him are Kiko, Princess Akishino (1966), Takiji Kobayashi (1903), Motoo Tatsuhara (1913), Prince Koreyasu (1264), Sawao Kato (1946), and Tadao Horie (1913).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Japan

Among film directors born in Japan, Yoji Yamada ranks 28Before him are Yoshiyuki Tomino (1941), Takashi Miike (1960), Hiroshi Teshigahara (1927), Seijun Suzuki (1923), Kiyoshi Kurosawa (1955), and Mamoru Hosoda (1967). After him are Osamu Dezaki (1943), Keisuke Kinoshita (1912), Yasuzo Masumura (1924), Yoshiaki Kawajiri (1950), Gorō Miyazaki (1967), and Sion Sono (1961).

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