Showing: Keisuke Kinoshita  

Kinoshita’s ambitious and intensely moving film begins as a multigenerational epic about the military legacy of one Japanese family, before settling into an emotionally complex portrayal of parental love during wartime.

Keisuke Kinoshita Japan, 1944

The Ballad of Narayama

Filmed almost entirely on cunningly designed studio sets, in brilliant color and widescreen, The Ballad of Narayama is a stylish and vividly formal work from Japan’s cinematic golden age, directed by the dynamic Keisuke Kinoshita.

Keisuke Kinoshita Japan, 1958
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Twenty-Four Eyes

One of Japan’s most popular and enduring classics, Keisuke Kinoshita’s _Twenty-Four Eyes_ is an elegant, emotional chronicle of a teacher’s unwavering commitment to her students, her profession, and her sense of morality.

Keisuke Kinoshita Japan, 1954