Teinosuke Kinugasa

Director, screenwriter and actor Teinosuke Kinugasa

Teinosuke Kinugasa (衣笠貞之助 Kinugasa Teinosuke, Mie Prefecture, January 1, 1896 - February 26, 1982)[1] was a Japanese director, screenwriter and actor.

Partial filmographyEdit



Awards and NominationsEdit

  • 1947 Mainichi Film Concours Won Best Film for Aru yo no tonosama (1946)
  • 1953 Cannes Film Festival Nominated Grand Prize for Daibutsu kaigen (1952)
  • 1954 Cannes Film Festival Won Grand Prize of the Festival for Gate of Hell (1953)
  • 1954 Locarno International Film Festival: Won Prize for Gate of Hell (1953)
  • 1959 Cannes Film Festival Special Mention for Shirasagi (1958)
  • 1959 Cannes Film Festival Nominated Palme d'Or for Shirasagi



  1. "衣笠貞之助" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2011-03-18.

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