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BFI Season: Two Masters of Japanese Cinema: Kaneto Shindo & Kozaburo Yoshimura

May 31, 2012 4 comments

A season of films at the BFI not to be missed!

BFI Southbank, London June and July 2012

April 2012 marked the 100th birthday of Kaneto Shindo, one of the leading talents in post-war Japanese film. Throughout June and July BFI Southbank will host a two-part retrospective which pays tribute both to Shindo himself, who sadly passed away in May 2012 and to his friend, colleague and Read more…

Filmmaker Kaneto Shindo (Onibaba, Kuroneko) Dies Aged 100

May 31, 2012 1 comment

Various tributes are expected to be held.

Kaneto Shindo, a prolific, much-honored scripter and helmer of films including “The Naked Island,” “Onibaba” and 2010’s WWII drama “Postcard,” died on Tuesday of age-related causes. He was 100.

Born in Hiroshima, Shindo joined the now extinct Shinko Kinema studio in 1934 as an apprentice film developer. The following year he Read more…