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Yasuo Furuhata

19 August 1934 to 20 May 2019

A Japanese director who made more than 50 films during a 50-year filmmaking career, Furuhata regularly collaborated with legendary Japanese actor Ken Takakura. His credits included films such as Eki (1981) and Dearest (2012), while he was best known for Poppoya (1999) which won nine Japanese Academy Awards including Best Director.

Read Yasuo Furuhata's Japan Times obituary here.