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Shohei Imamura

Shohei Imamura


Shōhei Imamura (Tokyo, 15 September 1926 – 30 May 2006) was a Japanese film director. Imamura was the first Japanese director to win two Palme d'Or awards, but was never Oscar nominated for any category. His eldest son Daisuke Tengan is also a script writer and film director, and worked on the screenplays to Imamura's films The Eel (1997), Dr. Akagi (1998), Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001) and 11'9"01 September 11 (2002).

  • Known For: Directing
  • Birthday: 1926-09-15
  • Place of Birth: Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
  • Also Known As: Shohei Imamura, 今村 昌平, 今村昌平, 이마무라 쇼헤이, Сёхэй Имамура, Shōhei Imamura, Shouhei Imamura