Person - Inoue, Umetsugu (1923-2010)

Inoue, Umetsugu (1923-2010)




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Inoue, Umetsugu (1923-2010)

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Japan  1923-05-31 - Tokyo  2010-02-11


He was a Japanese film director and scriptwriter. Inoue studied at the Faculty of Economics, in Keio University. Since 1952 he promoted himself as a director of "Koi no Cheerleader" in just 5 years, selling his own screenplay. Then in 1955, he moved to Nikkatsu where he was in charge of the movie by Yujiro Ishihara, entitled "A man calling Arashi" which established him as a big star. From 1965, he worked for the Shochiku Ofuna Film Studio, and developed such fruitfulness features such as his TV masterpiece "Ranpo Edogawa's Beauty Series". Since he was working on program pictures during the heyday of the Japanese film industry, the number of directed films exceeds 110, apart from the 101 screenplays he wrote, and is also credited with the original story for five films. In addition to theatrical films, he has also served as a director for many TV dramas and has over 150 TV dramas. Over his artistic career he worked with all six major Japanese film production companies at that time. Since his film work extended to Hong Kong, from 1966 to 1970, he also did the technical guidance for movies many movies in the city. Inoue's artistic career lasted 31 years, from 1952 until 1983. In sum, he is best known for directing the following films: Die wang jiao wa (1967), Fangs of Vengeance (1965), Cobra 2 (1976), Ashita wa ashita no kaze ga fuku (1958).


Lugar de Nacimiento:

Japan in 1923-05-31

Lugar de Defunción:

Tokyo in 2010-02-11




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