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Yoshida Kiju

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Yoshida Kiju

Yoshida Kiju


1960: Bastard
1962: Akitsu Springs
1964: Escape from Japan
1965: A Story Written on water
1967: Flame and women
1968: Farewell to the Summer light
1969: Eros + massacre
1970: Heroic Purgatory
1973: Coup d'état
1986: A Promise
1988: Wuthering Heights
2002: Women in the mirror


2011, 2008, 2003, 2001

Yoshida Kiju

Yoshida Kiju was born in 1933 in Fukui. Graduating from Tokyo University (French Litterature), he becomes an assistant director at Shochiku Film Studio. He directs his debut feature Bastard in 1960. In 1961, he marries actress Mariko Okada and he leaves Shochiku. In 1962, je founds his own independant production company Gendai Eiga-sha. He directs a series of TV shows about art. He lives in Mexico between 1979 and 1982. Between 1990 and 1995, he directs Madame Butterfly for Lyon Opera House. VIFFAC has paid tribute to his film career in his presence in 2001.

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