Kōhei Oguri

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Kōhei Oguri
Born (1945-10-29) October 29, 1945 (age 68)
Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
Occupation Film director

Kōhei Oguri (小栗康平 Oguri Kōhei?, born October 29, 1945 in Maebashi, Gunma, Japan) is a Japanese film director and screenwriter.

Career[edit]

Born in Gunma, Oguri first became a freelance assistant director after graduating from Waseda University.[1] He made his directorial debut in 1981 with Muddy River, which earned him both a Japan Academy Prize for Director of the Year[2] and a citation in the Directors Guild of Japan New Directors Award.[3] Muddy River was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film[4] and won the Silver Prize at the 12th Moscow International Film Festival.[5] In 1985 he was a member of the jury at the 14th Moscow International Film Festival.[6]

His film The Sting of Death won the Grand Prize of the Jury at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival.[7] He has also authored several books.[1]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Oguri Kōhei". Nihon jinmei daijiten+Plus. Kōdansha. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dai 5-kai Nihon Akademī Shō yūshū sakuhin". Japan Academy Prize. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Nihon Eiga Kantoku Kyōkai Shinjinshō" (in Japanese). Directors Guild of Japan. Retrieved 11 December 2010. 
  4. ^ "The 54th Academy Awards (1982) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "12th Moscow International Film Festival (1981)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-01-26. 
  6. ^ "14th Moscow International Film Festival (1985)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-02-08. 
  7. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Sting of Death". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-08-06. 

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