Masao Shimizu

Born: 1908
Died: 1975

Highlighted works

  • Sansho Dayu

    Sansho Dayu

    This sweeping historical tragedy about two children separated from their parents and sold into slavery continued a run of late masterpieces from Kenji Mizoguchi.

  • Ikiru

    Ikiru

    This study of a terminally ill civil servant seeking meaning in his life is one of Japanese director Akira Kurosawa’s finest achievements.

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