Satsuo Yamamoto

Director, Actor, Assistant director
Former student activist and stage talent whose film directing career (his first success was 1938's "La Symphonie pastorale" 1938) was interrupted when he was drafted into WWII. In the post-war years Yamamoto came into ... Read more »
Born: 07/15/1910 in Japan

Filmography

other (4)

Ah! Nomugi Toge 1979 (Movie)

(Director)

Senso to Ningen 1972 (Movie)

(Director)

Vietnam 1970 (Movie)

(Editor)

Vietnam 1970 (Movie)

(Production Supervisor)

Biography

Former student activist and stage talent whose film directing career (his first success was 1938's "La Symphonie pastorale" 1938) was interrupted when he was drafted into WWII. In the post-war years Yamamoto came into his own as one of Japan's leading political directors, with a series of engaging left-wing exercises, notably "The Street Without Sun" (1953).

EDUCATION

Waseda University

Milestones

1937

Directing debut, "Young Miss"

1933

Started film career as assistant director

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