Collection: Yasuzo Masumura

Yasuzo Masumura 増村 保造

(August 25, 1924 – November 23, 1986) dropped out of a law course at the University of Tokyo, he worked as an assistant director at the Daiei Film studio, later returning to university to study philosophy; he graduated in 1949. He then won a scholarship allowing him to study film in Italy at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia under Michelangelo Antonioni, Federico Fellini and Luchino Visconti.

Masumura returned to Japan in 1953. From 1955, he worked as a second-unit director on films directed by Kenji Mizoguchi, Kon Ichikawa and Daisuke Ito, before directing his own first film, Kisses, in 1957. Over the next three decades, he directed 58 films in a variety of genres.

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  • "Denki Kurage / Play It Cool", Mari Atsumi, Original Release Japanese Movie Poster 1970, Japanese STB (20" X 58")
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  • "The Music", Original Release Japanese Movie Poster 1972, Yukio Mishima, B2 Size
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  • "Lullaby of the Earth", Original Release Japanese Movie Poster 1976, B2 Size
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