Date of Birth:
15 September 1926
Shohei Imamura played in 1 and created 1 movies in the Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Music, Comedy, Romance genres.
Shohei Imamura got succeed with average imdb rating 13.
Shohei Imamura's films dig beneath the surface of Japanese society to reveal a wellspring of sensual, often irrational, energy that lies beneath. Along with his colleagues 'Nagisa ?shima' (qv) and 'Masahiro Shinoda' (qv), Imamura began his serious directorial career as a member of the New Wave movement in Japan. Reacting against the studio system, and particularly against the style of 'Yasujiro Ozu' (qv), the director he first assisted, Imamura moved away from the subtlety and understated nature... Read more