Hiroshi Inagaki (稲垣 浩 Inagaki Hiroshi, 30 December 1905 – 21 May 1980) was a Japanese filmmaker most known for the Academy Award-winning Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto, which he directed in 1954.
Born in Tokyo as the son of a shinpa actor, Inagaki appeared on stage in his childhood before joining the Nikkatsu studio as an actor in 1922. Wishing to become a director, he joined Chiezō Kataoka's Chiezō Productions and made his directorial debut in 1928 with Tenka taiheiki. Returning to Nikkatsu, he continued making jidaigeki and participated in the Naritaki Group of young filmmakers such as Sadao Yamanaka and Fuji Yahiro who collaboratively wrote screenplays under the made up name "Kinpachi Kajiwara". Like others in the group, Inagaki was known for his cheerful and intelligent samurai films. Inagaki later moved to Daiei and then Toho, where he made big budget color spectacles as well as delicate works depicting the feelings of children. He also produced many films and wrote the scripts for dozens of others.
His 1943 film Muhōmatsu no isshō was selected as the 8th best Japanese film of all time in a 1989 poll of Japanese critics and filmmakers. The 1958 remake, Rickshaw Man, won the Golden Lion award at that year's Venice Film Festival. His 1954 film Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto won the honorary Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Selected filmography 
- Inagaki, Hiroshi (1978). Nihon eiga no wakaki hibi. Tokyo: Mainichi Shinbunsha.
External links 
Trailers: Trilogia Samurai, de Hiroshi Inagaki
A Versátil apresenta, pela primeira vez no Brasil, Musahi: Trilogia Samurai, caixa com 3 DVDs que traz a mais famosa adaptação para o cinema do épico livro M...
Hiroshi Inagaki - (1959) Nippon Tanjo (Susano-o's spirit Scene)
ecco cosa accade quando un uomo uccide un Dio, Scena spettacolare!!! --------------- Starring: Toshiro Mifune.
 Samurai I - Musashi Miyamoto (1954)
Great movie, great scene, Directed by Hiroshi Inagaki. Samurai I - Musashi Miyamoto (1954)
The Samurai Trilogy Criterion Collection Blu-ray Review
RazorwireReviews 2012 Episode 5 The Blu-ray Review - The Samurai Trilogy Dir. Hiroshi Inagaki Starring: Toshiro Mifune Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto(1954) Samu...
稲垣博先生： 京都「国際学生の家」の理念 Professor Hiroshi Inagaki Speaks
The late Professor Hiroshi Inagaki gives a speech recounting how and according to what principles he and Werner Kohler founded the Kyoto International Studen...
My Blu-ray + DVD Collection Update - July 6, 2012
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The Samurai Trilogy + The 39 Steps Criterion Blu-ray Unboxing
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稲垣博先生 偲ぶ会スピーチ Speech for the Memorial of Professor Hiroshi Inagaki
稲垣博先生 偲ぶ会スピーチ Speech for the Memorial of Professor Hiroshi Inagaki.
Los 47 Ronin parte 1 de 2.
Después de que su señor realiza seppuku convencido de la pérdida de su honor. Estos 47 bushi errantes deciden vengar a su damyio. AÑO: 1941 Director: Hiroshi...
Machibuse (1970) Trailer(待ち伏せ)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yûjirô Ishihara, Ruriko Asaoka.
Wed, 08 May 2013 16:12:44 -0700
James Mangold says his film is influenced by Japanese samurai films 13 Assassins and Hiroshi Inagaki's Musashi Miyamoto Samurai trilogy; westerns Shane and The Outlaw Josey Wales; crime films The French Connection and Chinatown; and dramas ...
El Correo Gallego
El Correo Gallego
Tue, 07 May 2013 19:07:59 -0700
... alas del Pacífico (Shue Matsubayashi); los yakuzas en Seki no Yatappe (Kosaku Yamashita) o El teatro de la vida (Tadashi Sawajima); y el recurrente mundo samurái en Cuentos crueles del Bushido (Tadashi Imai) o La espada secreta (Hiroshi Inagaki).
Mon, 22 Apr 2013 09:30:06 -0700
T.M.: La Trilogie Samouraï de Hiroshi Inagaki, les films de Akira Kurosawa. La Trilogie Samouraï m'a permis de découvrir, très jeune, l'esprit japonais, les arts martiaux, l'ésotérisme dans la construction d'un homme. marx trilogie. Je suis également ...
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