Buntarō Futagawa

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Futagawa directed Orochi when he was 26 years old.

Buntarō Futagawa (二川 文太郎 Futagawa Buntarō?, 18 Jun 1899 – 28 March 1966) was a pioneering Japanese film director and writer. So far, only two of his works have been released on DVD: Orochi (Japanese: 雄呂血, The Serpent, 1925) and the short film Backward Flow (Japanese: 逆流, Gyakuryū, 1924).[1] In the silent era, he also worked with the actor Tsumasaburō Bandō.[1] As a writer, he used another name: Otsuma Shinozuka (Japanese: 紫之塚 乙馬).[1]

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  1. ^ a b c 日本映画監督全集 (Japanese), Kinema Junpo, 1976, p.345.

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