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Kinuyo Tanaka

Tokyo Festival Honors Japan’s Pioneering 1950s Female Filmmaker Kinuyo Tanaka

Tokyo International Film Festival is screening four of the six films directed by Kinuyo Tanaka, a screen legend who then broke ground as Japan’s first female director in the postwar era. Born in 1909, Tanaka made her debut aged just 15 for Shochiku, which she would work with until she became a free agent after […]