Date of Birth:
17 February 1923
Kihachi Okamoto created 1 movies in the Action, Drama genres.
Kihachi Okamoto got succeed with average imdb rating 8.
Okamoto belonged to what one colleague called "the generation where most of them got killed": the leagues of university graduates who were drafted into and sacrificed to the last years of Japan's war in the South Pacific. Okamoto was drafted during the very worst of it, in 1943, but almost alone among his colleagues managed to survive. The experience helped shape his outlook on the nature of human conflict in general, and the Japanese war in particular: among his earliest successes (which led to... Read more