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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Shōhei Imamura (Tokyo, 15 September 1926 – 30 May 2006) was a Japanese film director. Imamura was the first Japanese director to win two Palme d'Or awards, but was never Oscar nominated for any category. His eldest son Daisuke Tengan is also a script writer and film director, and worked on the screenplays to Imamura's films The Eel (1997), Dr. Akagi (1998), Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001) and 11'9"01 September 11 (2002). Description above from the Wikipedia article Shōhei Imamura, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
Wednesday, September 15, 1926, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Tuesday, May 30, 2006
1951 Early SummerAssistant Director 1952 The Flavor of Green Tea Over RiceAssistant Director 1953 Tokyo StorySecond Assistant Director 1961 Pigs and BattleshipsDirector 1963 The Insect WomanDirector and Writer 1964 Intentions of MurderScreenplay and Director 1966 The PornographersScreenplay, Director, and Producer 1968 Profound Desires of the GodsDirector and Writer 1976 The Youth KillerProducer 1979 Vengeance Is MineDirector 1983 The Ballad of NarayamaScreenplay and Director 1987 The Emperor's Naked Army Marches OnAssociate Producer 1989 Black RainWriter and Director 1997 The EelWriter and Director 2002 11'09''01 – September 11DirectorLimited to the 15 most popular items