Tadashi Imai

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Tadashi Imai
Born (1912-01-08)January 8, 1912
Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Died November 22, 1991(1991-11-22) (aged 79)
Occupation Film director

Tadashi Imai (今井 正, Imai Tadashi, January 8, 1912 - November 22, 1991) was a Japanese film director known for social realist filmmaking informed by a left-wing perspective.[1]

Awards[edit]

Berlin Film Festival

He won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 8th Berlin International Film Festival for his work on Jun'ai monogatari.[2] At the 13th Berlin International Film Festival his film Bushidō zankoku monogatari won the Golden Bear.[3]

Blue Ribbon Awards

He won the award for Best Director at the 1st Blue Ribbon Awards for Until We Meet Again,[4] at the 7th Blue Ribbon Awards for Mahiru no ankoku[5] and at the 8th Blue Ribbon Awards for The Rice People.[6]

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Imai Tadashi". Nihon jinmei jiten (in Japanese). Kōdansha. Retrieved 27 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Berlin Film Festival: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-01-02.
  3. ^ "Berlinale: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-02-13.
  4. ^ ブルーリボン賞ヒストリー (in Japanese). Cinema Hochi. Archived from the original on 2013-04-15. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  5. ^ ブルーリボン賞ヒストリー (in Japanese). Cinema Hochi. Archived from the original on 2010-12-27. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  6. ^ ブルーリボン賞ヒストリー (in Japanese). Cinema Hochi. Archived from the original on 2008-10-22. Retrieved 2010-01-17.

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