Tatsumi Kumashiro

Film director

1927 – 1995

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Who was Tatsumi Kumashiro?

Tatsumi Kumashiro was a Japanese film director known for his critically acclaimed, award-winning Roman Porno films, such as Ichijo's Wet Lust and The Woman with Red Hair. He was the most highly acclaimed director of the early Nikkatsu Roman Porno era, with many box-office successes, and films regularly appearing on the yearly Best Ten lists of the mainstream Kinema Junpo and Eiga Geijutsu film journals. Kumashiro has been called, "the most consistently successful director in Japan's cinematic history," and Allmovie calls him, "arguably the most important Japanese director to emerge during the 1970s."

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Born
Apr 24, 1927
Saga
Also known as
  • Kumashiro Tatsumi
  • Kamishuro
Spouses
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Education
  • Waseda University
Died
Feb 24, 1995
Setagaya

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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