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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…