|Birth Day||March 28, 1903|
|Age||117 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jun 23, 1966 (age 63)|
Silent film Director of the 1948 silent neo-realist film Children of the Beehive and its 1951 sequel Children of the Beehive: What Happened Next. His films often explored the themes of maternal self-sacrifice and the burdens of womanhood.
He studied at Hokkaido Unviersity but did not graduate.
He utilized on-location shooting, non-professional actors, and realistic narratives to create a modern portrait of Japanese life.