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Juzo Itami

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jūzō Itami ( May 15, 1933 – December 20, 1997), was an actor and (later) a popular modern Japanese film director. Many critics came to regard him as Japan's greatest director since Akira Kurosawa. His 10 movies, all of which he wrote himself, are comic satires on elements of Japanese culture. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jūzō Itami, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.  

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May 15, 1933 In Kyoto, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Kirai Kirai Kirai 1960-02-24
Latest Project:
Movie Sweet Home 1989-01-21
Known For
Poster of Kidnapping Blues
Poster of Island of the Evil Spirits
Poster of Human Torpedoes
Poster of Kirai Kirai Kirai
Movie Sweet Home Unknown 1989-01-21
Movie The Making of Tampopo Interviewee 1986-01-01
Movie Bumpkin Soup Professor Hirayama 1985-11-03
Movie Make-Up Kumakura 1984-05-02
Movie The Family Game Mr. Numata, the father 1983-05-04
Movie Choji Snack Bar Kawara 1983-11-12
Movie The Makioka Sisters Tatsuo 1983-12-30
Series Toge no Gunzo Unknown 1982-01-10
Movie Kidnapping Blues Unknown 1982-10-09
Movie Play it, Boogie-Woogie Lawyer 1981-04-07
Movie Island of the Evil Spirits Ryuhei Ochi 1981-10-03
Movie Shikake-nin Baian Sahei Oumiya 1981-04-11
Movie Until Evening Sasa 1980-09-20
Movie Grass Labyrinth Principal / Priest / Old man 1979-01-01
Movie Private Collections (segment "Kusa-Meikyu") 1979-06-27
Movie No More Easy Life Takamizawa - Landlord 1979-12-25
Movie I Am a Cat Meitei 1975-05-31
Movie Lady Snowblood 2: Love Song of Vengeance Ransui Tokunaga 1974-06-15
Movie My Way Dr. Takagi 1974-09-07
Movie The Gentle Japanese Unknown 1971-03-05
Movie Team of Ruffians 1969-09-19
Movie Safari 5000 Unknown 1969-07-19
Movie Heat Wave Island Iino 1969-10-29
Movie Human Torpedoes 1968-01-03
Movie The Young Eagles of the Kamikaze Unknown 1968-06-01
Movie The Notorious Concubines Ximen Qing 1968-09-27
Movie Even If Life Withers Shinji Sakaguchi 1968-10-25
Movie Sing a Song of Sex Ôtake 1967-02-23
Movie Parole Kenji Kijima 1967-10-21
Movie By a Man's Face Shall You Know Him Shunji Amemiya 1966-03-23
Movie Lord Jim Dain Waris 1965-02-15
Movie The Flame of Devotion Takuji Yoshii 1964-11-22
Movie Rubber Band Pistol Unknown 1962-10-22
Movie The Big Wave Toru 1961-04-02
Movie Ten Black Women Hanamaki 1961-05-03
Movie Kirai Kirai Kirai Unknown 1960-02-24
Movie The False Student Sozo 1960-10-08
Movie Her Brother Son of Factory owner 1960-11-01