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Tomu Uchida (1898–1970)

Tomu Uchida was born on April 26, 1898 in Okayama, Japan. He was a director and actor, known for Tsuchi (1939), A Fugitive from the Past (1965) and Miyamoto Musashi VI (1971). He died on August 7, 1970 in Japan. See full bio »


(age 72) in Japan

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Tsuchi Director
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 1969 Muyônosuke (TV Series) (1969)
 1959 Senryô-jishi
 1958 The Outsiders
 1957 Dotanba
 1957 Horse Boy
 1939 Tsuchi
 1934 Neppu
 1933 Keisatsukan
 1933 Sakebu Ajia
 1931 Sanmen kijî
 1931 Misu nippon
 1929 Kigeki: Ase
 1929 Shaba no kaze
 1929 Ikeru ningyô
 1928 Hikari
 1927 Hoen Danu
 1927 Kutsu
 1927 Namakemono
 1925 Kyoei wa jigoku (Short)
 1925 Tale of Crab Temple (Short)
 1925 Giketsu
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Alternate Names:

Hirata Sansaku | Tomi Uchida

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Japanese film director, a former actor, then assistant to Kenzi Mizoguchi at Nikkatsu, from 1923. Directed comedies after 1927, before turning towards socio/political drama with strong leftist influence. In the 1930s, he fell foul of the prevailing nationalist government and joined the Chinese in their fight against his compatriots. He only returned to Japan in 1954, to direct historical dramas ... See more »

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