Elegant Beast
Elegant Beast 2
Theatrical poster to Elegant Beast
Directed by Yūzō Kawashima[1]
Produced by Osamu Yoneda
Written by Kaneto Shindō
Music by Sei Ikeno
Cinematography Nobuo Munekawa
Distributed by Daiei
Released December 26, 1962
Running time 96 min.
IMDb profile
JMDb profile

Elegant Beast (しとやかな獣 Shitoyakana kedamono) is a 1962 film directed by Yūzō Kawashima.[1] Kaneto Shindō was given the Kinema Jumpo award for Best Screenplay for this film.[2]



Elegant Beast

Alternate poster to Elegant Beast


  1. 1.0 1.1 "しとやかな獣" (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2010-12-0810.
  2. "Awards for Shitoyakana kedamono (1962)" at IMDb
  3. "しとやかな獣" (in Japanese). Kinema Jumpo. Retrieved 2010-12-0810.

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