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Hiroshi Inagaki
Born December 30, 1905(1905-12-30)
Tokyo, Japan
Died May 21, 1980 (aged 74)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation director, screenwriter, producer, actor
Years active 1923 - 1969

Hiroshi Inagaki (稲垣浩 Inagaki Hiroshi; 30 December 1905 – 21 May 1980) was a Japanese filmmaker most known for the Academy Award-winning Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto, which he directed in 1954. Before becoming a director and screenwriter, Inagaki was a child actor.

His 1958 film Rickshaw Man won the Golden Lion award at that year's Venice Film Festival.

Filmography

(incomplete)

as film director

  • (狼火は上海に揚る 春江遺恨 Noroshi wa Shanghai ni agaru) literally: Signal Fires of Shanghai (1944)
  • Sword for Hire (Sengoku burai) (1952)
  • Samurai Trilogy
    • Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (1954)
    • Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple (続宮本武蔵 一乗寺決闘 Zoku Miyamoto Musashi: Ichijōji no kettō) (1955)
    • Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)
  • The Lone Journey aka The Road (Tabiji) (1955)
  • Arashi (1956)
  • Yagyu Secret Scrolls (柳生武芸帳 Yagyu Bugeicho) (1957)
  • Rickshaw Man (1957)
  • Yagyu Secret Scrolls part II (柳生武芸帳 双龍秘剣 Yagyu Bugeicho - Ninjitsu) aka Ninjitsu (1958)
  • The Birth of Japan (日本誕生, Nippon Tanjō), also called The Three Treasures (1959)
  • Chushingura: Hana no Maki, Yuki no Maki with Toshiro Mifune (1962)
  • Samurai Banners (風林火山, Fūrin Kazan) (1962)

as producer:

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