Masaki Kobayashi

Biography

Masaki Kobayashi (February 14, 1916–October 4, 1996) was a Japanese director.

Among his films is Kwaidan (1965), a collection of four ghost stories drawn from the book by Lafcadio Hearn, each of which has a surprise ending.

Kobayashi also directed The Human Condition, a tri...

16 titles Directing Writing

7.3

Family Without a Dinner Table 食卓のない家

1985 · Director

8.0

Glowing Autumn Moeru aki

1979 · Director

7.3

The Fossil 化石

1975 · Director

7.4

Inn of Evil いのちぼうにふろう

1971 · Director

7.3

Hymn to a Tired Man 日本の青春

1968 · Director

8.4

Samurai Rebellion 上意討ち 拝領妻始末

1967 · Director

8.0

Kwaidan 怪談

1964 · Director

8.7

Harakiri 切腹

1962 · Director

7.5

The Inheritance Karami-ai

1962 · Director

8.8

The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer 人間の條件 完結篇

1961 · Director

8.5

The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity 人間の條件 第3部望郷篇/第4部戦雲篇

1959 · Director

8.6

The Human Condition I: No Greater Love 人間の條件 第1部純愛篇/第2部激怒篇

1959 · Director

7.3

Black River 黒い河

1957 · Director

7.1

The Thick-Walled Room 壁あつき部屋

1956 · Director

6.6

Fountainhead

1956 · Director

7.1

I Will Buy You Anata kaimasu

1956 · Director

7.1

Beautiful Days 美わしき歳月

1955 · Director

6.8

Three Loves 三つの愛

1954 · Director

7.1

Somewhere Beneath the Wide Sky この広い空のどこかに

1954 · Director

7.1

Sincere Heart まごころ

1953 · Director

6.7

Carmen Comes Home カルメン故郷に帰る

1951 · Assistant Director

6.9

Broken Drum Yabure-daiko

1949 · Assistant Director

7.1

Yotsuya Ghost Story Part 1 新釈四谷怪談 前篇

1949 · Assistant Director

6.7

The Portrait 肖像

1948 · Assistant Director

6.3

Apostasy 破戒

1948 · Assistant Director

4 titles Directing Writing

6.9

Dora-heita どら平太

2000 · Screenplay

7.3

Family Without a Dinner Table 食卓のない家

1985 · Screenplay

8.8

The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer 人間の條件 完結篇

1961 · Screenplay

8.5

The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity 人間の條件 第3部望郷篇/第4部戦雲篇

1959 · Screenplay

8.6

The Human Condition I: No Greater Love 人間の條件 第1部純愛篇/第2部激怒篇

1959 · Screenplay

6.8

Three Loves 三つの愛

1954 · Writer

6.9

Broken Drum Yabure-daiko

1949 · Screenplay