Japanese film executive Kaneto Shindo, famous for hard-hitting works traffic with tellurian inlet and a effects of a atomic bombing of Hiroshima, has died during his home in Tokyo, his bureau pronounced Wednesday.
Shindo, who distinguished his 100th birthday final month, died early Tuesday, writer Tetsuo Satonaka said.
Shindo destined scarcely 50 films, with his final work, “A Postcard” winning a special jury esteem during a Tokyo International Film Festival in 2011.
Born in Hiroshima, he complicated screenwriting while operative as an art partner for a eminent executive Kenji Mizoguchi.
After creation his entrance as a executive in 1951, he came to general courtesy with “Children of Hiroshima” when it was premiered during a 1953 Cannes Film Festival.
The 1952 film portrayed a immature womanlike propagandize clergyman who earnings to Hiroshima, anticipating to find survivors among her students, after a city was ravaged by a 1945 US atomic bombing.
Shindo won a Grand Prix during a 1961 Moscow general film festival with “The Naked Island”, a film with no discourse that decorated a hardship of a integrate and their children vital alone on a tiny island.
Also acclaimed as a screenwriter and author, Shindo headed a Japan Writers’ Guild from 1972 to 1981.R Soft Web Hosting