Hiroshi Teshigahara

Hiroshi Teshigahara

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hiroshi Teshigahara (Teshigahara Hiroshi?, January 28, 1927 - April 14, 2001) was an avant-garde Japanese filmmaker. He received an Academy Award nomination for Best Director for his 1964 film The Woman in the Dunes. Teshigahara was born in Tokyo, son of Sofu Teshigahara, founder and grand master of the Sogetsu School of ikebana. He graduated in 1950 from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music and began working in documentary film. He directed his first feature film, Pitfall (1962), in collaboration with author K b Abe and musician T ru Takemitsu. The film won the NHK New Director's award, and throughout the 1960s, he continued to collaborate on films with Abe and Takemitsu while simultaneously pursuing his interest in ikebana and sculpture on a professional level.
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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136367718
  • 9786136367712