Eiichi Yamamoto

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Eiichi Yamamoto
Native name 山本 暎一
Born (1940-11-22) 22 November 1940 (age 77)
Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, animator
Years active 1959–2001

Eiichi Yamamoto (山本 暎一, Yamamoto Eiichi, born 22 November 1940) is a Japanese film director and screenwriter of anime. He is known for directing the Animerama film series conceived by Osamu Tezuka. Yamamoto directed ten films between 1962 and 1986. His 1973 film Kanashimi no Belladonna was entered into the 23rd Berlin International Film Festival.[1] Besides film work Yamamoto also served as director on the anime television, Space Battleship Yamato and wrote the screenplay for the 1977 film adaptation.

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  1. ^ "IMDB.com: Awards for Kanashimi no Belladonna". imdb.com. Retrieved 29 June 2010. 

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