Back to IndieWire

Shohei Imamura Dies at 79

Shohei Imamura Dies at 79

The Guardian reports on the death of Japanese filmmaker Shohei Imamura at the age of 79. As the article indicates, he is known as an icon of Japan’s New Wave, having directed such films as “The Ballad of Narayama” and “The Eel,” both of which won the Palme d’Or in Cannes.

Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: Uncategorized and tagged