Yoshishige Yoshida

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Yoshishige Yoshida
Born (1933-02-16) 16 February 1933 (age 87)
Fukui, Japan
OccupationFilm director
Years active1960–2004

Yoshishige Yoshida (吉田 喜重, Yoshida Yoshishige, born 16 February 1933), also known as Kijū Yoshida, is a Japanese movie director and screenwriter.

He has directed more than 20 movies between 1960 and 2004. His movie A Promise was screened in the Un Certain Regard section the 1986 Cannes Film Festival.[1] Two years later his movie Wuthering Heights would compete for the Golden Palm at the 1988 Festival.[2]

He is married to actress Mariko Okada.[3]

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  1. "Festival de Cannes: A Promise". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 2 October 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2009.
  2. "Festival de Cannes: Wuthering Heights". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 3 October 2012. Retrieved 26 July 2009.
  3. Jacoby, Alexander; Amit, Rea (13 December 2010). "Midnight Eye interview: Yoshishige Yoshida". Midnight Eye.

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