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Masaki Kobayashi

Name in Native Language: "小林正樹" (Japanese/JA)
Film Director / Film Producer / Writer / Screenwriter | * 02/14/1916 († 80, 10/04/1996) | Otaru, Hokkaidō (Japan)
Masaki Kobayashi (小林 正樹, Kobayashi Masaki, February 14, 1916 – October 4, 1996) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter, best known for the epic trilogy The Human Condition (1959–1961), the samurai films Harakiri (1962) and Samurai Rebellion (1967), and the horror anthology Kwaidan (1964). Senses of Cinema described him as "one of the finest depicters of Japanese society in the 1950s and 1960s." ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | War

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Awards & Nominations for Masaki Kobayashi

2x Jury Prize (Cannes Film Festival) Sutherland Trophy Medal With Purple Ribbon Academy Award for Best International Feature Film

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Movies with Masaki Kobayashi as Crew(41)

Writing/Screenplay2000 Dora-heita
Directing/Director1985 Family without a Dinner Table
Writing/Screenplay1985 Family without a Dinner Table
Directing/Director1983 Tokyo Trial
Writing/Writer1983 Tokyo Trial
Directing/Director1978 Glowing Autumn
Directing/Director1975 The Fossil
Directing/Director1971 Inn of Evil
Production/Executive Producer1970 Dodes'ka-den
Directing/Director1968 Hymn to a Tired Man
Directing/Director1967 Samurai Rebellion
Crew/Thanks1965 Tokyo Olympiad
Directing/Director1964 Kwaidan
Directing/Director1962 The Inheritance
Production/Producer1962 The Inheritance
Directing/Director1962 Harakiri
Directing/Director1957 Black River
Directing/Director1956 The Thick-Walled Room
Directing/Director1956 I Will Buy You
Directing/Director1956 Fountainhead
Directing/Director1955 Beautiful Days
Directing/Director1954 Somewhere Beneath the Wide Sky
Directing/Director1954 Three Loves
Writing/Writer1954 Three Loves
Directing/Director1953 Sincere Heart
Directing/Director1952 Youth of the Son
Directing/Assistant Director1951 Carmen Comes Home
Directing/Assistant Director1949 Yotsuya Ghost Story Part 1
Writing/Screenplay1949 Broken Drum
Directing/Assistant Director1949 Broken Drum
Directing/Assistant Director1948 The Portrait
Directing/Assistant Director1948 Apostasy
Writing/Screenplay1931 Revenge

TV Shows/Series with Masaki Kobayashi as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer2004 Final Approach

Full Name: Masaki Kobayashi
Citizenship: Japan
Born: Monday, 02/14 1916 (February) in Otaru, Hokkaidō (Japan)
Died: Friday, 10/04 1996 (October) in Tokyo (aged: 80)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: Japanese (JA)
Educated at: Waseda University
Other names for Masaki Kobayashi (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"こばやし まさき" (Kana/Japanese)
Masaki Kobayashi frequently works together with these people:
Chûji Kinoshita (19x, Crew)
Toru Takemitsu (12x, Crew)
Tatsuya Nakadai (11x, Actor)
Kazue Hirataka (11x, Crew)
Keisuke Kinoshita (11x, Crew)
Hideo Nishizaki (10x, Crew)
Keiji Sada (9x, Actor)
Zenzô Matsuyama (8x, Crew)
Kei Satō (7x, Actor)
Toshiko Kobayashi (7x, Actress)
Hisashi Sagara (7x, Crew)
Yukari Tamura (1x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:103677, Added: 06/23/2018, Last updated: 06/07/2022