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Junya Sato

Junya Sat?
Born(1932-11-06)November 6, 1932
Tokyo, Japan
DiedFebruary 9, 2019(2019-02-09) (aged 86)
Tokyo, Japan
NationalityJapanese
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
ChildrenT?ya Sat?
Parent(s)Kanichi Sat? (father)

Junya Sat? ( , Sat? Jun'ya, 6 November 1932 - 9 February 2019) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter. His son is a fellow film director T?ya Sat? ( , Sat? T?ya).

Career

Born in Tokyo, Sat? graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1956 with a degree in French literature.[1] He joined the Toei studio and worked as an assistant to such directors as Tadashi Imai and Miyoji Ieki.[1] He debuted as a director in 1963 with Rikugun Zangyaku Monogatari, for which he won a best newcomer's award at the Blue Ribbon Awards.[2] While starting in mostly yakuza film, Sat? eventually became known for big budget spectaculars. The Go Masters, a China-Japan co-production he co-directed with Duan Jishun, won the grand prize at the Montreal World Film Festival in 1983.[3] He won the Japan Academy Prize for Director of the Year in 1989 for The Silk Road.[4]

Sato died in Tokyo on 9 February 2019.[5]

Filmography

Year Japanese Title English Title Notes
1963
Rikugun Zangyaku Monogatari
?
Zoku ?sh?
1964
Kuruwa Sodachi
1966
Aiyoku
1967 ?
Soshiki B?ryoku
The Private Police

Zoku Soshiki B?ryoku
1968
K?ya no Toseinin
The Drifting Avenger
1969
Nihon B?ryokudan: Kumich? to Shikaku
also wrote screenplay
?
Soshiki B?ryoku: Ky?dai Sakazuki
Organized Violence

Tabi ni Deta Gokud?
1970
Nihon Derby Sh?bu
also wrote screenplay

Saigo no Tokk?tai
1971 ?
Bakuto Kirikomitai
also wrote screenplay

B?ryokudan Sai Bus?
1972
Gang tai Gang: Aka to Kuro no Blues
Gang vs. Gang: The Red and Black Blues also wrote screenplay

Yakuza to K?s?: Jitsuroku And?-gumi
1973
Jitsuroku: Shisetsu Ginza Keisatsu
True Account of Ginza Tortures
Golgo 13
Gorugo S?t?n

Jitsuroku And?-gumi: Sh?gekihen
The Ando File
1974
Rubangu-t? no Kiseki: Rikugun Nakano Gakk?
1975
Shinkansen Daibakuha
The Bullet Train also wrote screenplay
1976
Kimi yo Fundo no Kawa o Watare
1977
Ningen no Sh?mei
Proof of the Man
1978 Never Give Up
Yasei no Sh?mei
1980
Haru Kanaru S?ro
?
Yomigaere Majo
1982
Mikan no Taikyoku
The Go Masters
1983 ?
Jinsei Gekij?
Theatre of Life also wrote screenplay
1984
K?kai
1986
Uemura Naomi Monogatari
Lost in the Wilderness also wrote screenplay
1988
Tonk?
The Silk Road also wrote screenplay
1992
Watashi o Daite Soshite Kiss Shite

Oroshiyakoku Suimutan
?
Sny o Rossii
Kodayu or
The Dream of Russia
also wrote screenplay
1994 ?
Ch?n?ryokusha - Michi e no Tabibito
1997 ? Who Are You?
Pekin Genjin Who Are You?
Peking Man
2005
Otoko-tachi no Yamato
Yamato also wrote screenplay
2010
Sakuradamon-gai no Hen
The Sakuradamon Incident also wrote screenplay

References

  1. ^ a b "Sakuradamon Gai no Hen o kataru". Hikone-shi Bunka Puraza. Hikone City. Archived from the original on 26 March 2012. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ "Rekidai jush? ichiranhy?". Cinema Hochi. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 2011.
  3. ^ "1983". The World Film Festival. Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 2011.
  4. ^ ? 12 ? (in Japanese). Japan Academy Prize. Retrieved 2011.
  5. ^ , (in Chinese). thepaper.cn. 17 February 2019. Retrieved 2019.

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