Daisuke Itō

Daisuke Itō

Known For: Directing · Birthday: 1898-10-13 · Deathday: 1981-07-19 (82 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Uwajima, Ehime, Japan

49 Movies

Also Known As: 伊藤大輔 · Daisuke Itō · Daisuke Ito · Daisuke Itou · Daisuke Itô

Biography

Daisuke Itō (伊藤 大輔, Itō Daisuke, 12 October 1898 – 19 July 1981) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter who played a central role in the development of the modern jidaigeki and samurai cinema.

Movies & TV shows

1975.

1 Movie
Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director

Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director

6
1975
The life of a film director is a 1975 Japanese documentary film directed by Kaneto Shindo. Ugetsu can be found on the second disc of the Region 1 Criterion Collection.

1971.

1 Movie
Miyamoto Musashi VI: Swords of Death

Miyamoto Musashi VI: Swords of Death

1971
In the sixth and final episode Rentaro Mikuni steals the show as Baiken Shishido, Musashi's nemesis. Mikuni is the nominal villain of the film, but he is a devoted husband and father as well. He tries...

1970.

1 Movie
The Ambitious

The Ambitious

1970
The story of Ryoma Sakamoto, considered to be the architect behind the downfall of the Tokugawa shogunate. He was considered an outlaw by his own clan, hunted by his government, and was despised by su...

1969.

1 Movie
Broken Swords

Broken Swords

1969
The tragic, yet exciting story of the friendship between Nakayama Yasubei, a member of the 47 Ronin, and Tange Tenzen, a relative by marriage of the vile Lord Kira. The remake of Hakuki is called Samu...

1968.

1 Movie
The Day the Sun Rose

The Day the Sun Rose

1968
Shinkichi, a peasant employed as a cloth-dyer, has a dream: in the midst of the civil war which ravages Japan, he hopes to revive the long-banned custom of the Kyoto Gion Festival, and by doing so, br...

1966.

2 Movies
The Thieves' Who's Who

The Thieves' Who's Who

1966
In the book of the world's greatest rogues, the number one man can only be one person.
Sleepy Eyes of Death 8: Sword of Villainy

Sleepy Eyes of Death 8: Sword of Villainy

1966
A band of disgruntled samurai want to avenge the death of their sensei, a political reformer who pushed for better provisions for the lower classes until he was assassinated by Shogunate agents. Their...

1965.

2 Movies
Zatoichi and the Chess Expert

Zatoichi and the Chess Expert

4.93
1965
Zatoichi befriends a chess player, fights off angry relatives and tries to save a sick child. His luck is changing.
Lord Tokugawa Ieyasu

Lord Tokugawa Ieyasu

1965
In turbulent 16th-century Japan, the leaders of a minor fief have their child taken from them as a political hostage. His mother and his clan endure years of tribulations until he can return.

1963.

3 Movies
An Actor's Revenge

An Actor's Revenge

1963
While performing in a touring kabuki troupe, leading female impersonator Yukinojo comes across three men who drove his parents to suicide twenty years earlier, and plans his revenge by seducing the da...
The King 2

The King 2

1963
Adaptation of novel.
Tragedy of the Coolie Samurai

Tragedy of the Coolie Samurai

1963
Gonza was a handsome young laborer, a footman and spear-carrier, working hard for his meager wage. All Gonza wanted was to marry his young sweetheart, but despite their mutual poverty, her status as t...

1962.

1 Movie
Tales of Young Genji Kuro 3

Tales of Young Genji Kuro 3

1962
In the third and final chapter of this epic tale, handsome swordsman Genji helps a vulnerable princess who is in search of a missing scroll that belongs to the Shogun. One of the most highly regarded ...

1961.

2 Movies
Mask of the Moon

Mask of the Moon

1961
Young swordsman, Tsukigata Hanpeita, longs for the day when rival clans cease their struggles for power and put an end to meaningless feudal wars. When he is appointed to oversee the Choshu Clan, he t...
The Conspirator

The Conspirator

1961
Young lord Saburo Nobuyasu struggles to find comfort in life. His arranged marriage to Tokuhime, daughter of one-time family enemy Oda Nobunaga, provides little happiness. His manipulative mother adds...

1960.

2 Movies
Kirare Yosaburô

Kirare Yosaburô

1960
The scarring of Yosaburo is depicted in the film as a result of being caught with the mistress of the gang boss.

1959.

2 Movies
Samurai Vendetta

Samurai Vendetta

1959
Two amiable samurai wind up on opposite sides of the vendetta between Lord Asano's retainers and the family of Lord Kira that led to the famous revenge of the 47 Ronin.

1958.

1 Movie
The Gay Masquerade

The Gay Masquerade

1958
The film won two Blue Ribbon Awards, one for best actor and one for best cinematography. The 1959 Kinema Junpo Award was won by Raizo Ichikawa.

1957.

2 Movies
Itohan Monogatari

Itohan Monogatari

1957
Based on the original work by Shuji Hojo, Itohan Monogatari depicts the fate of a clumsy and kind-hearted woman in the Taisho era.
Jigoku bana

Jigoku bana

1957
Period drama based on the novel by Saisei Murō.

1955.

2 Movies
The Vassal's Neck

The Vassal's Neck

1955
Japanese film.
Life of Geisha

Life of Geisha

1955
The tragedy of the geiko girl Ume and the men who try to pursue her.

1954.

2 Movies
The Story of Shunkin

The Story of Shunkin

1954
Based on the novel by Junichiro Tanizaki. Story of the beautiful blind daughter of a wealthy businessman who falls in love with a servant.
A Samurai's Love

A Samurai's Love

1954
The film is based on the play Bancho Sarayashiki.

1951.

1 Movie
Five Men of Edo

Five Men of Edo

1951
During the 17th Century roving bands of hatamoto were causing trouble in the new capital city of Edo and constantly fought with the townspeople at every turn. The leader of these ruthless samruai was ...

1950.

2 Movies
The Motherland Far Far Away

The Motherland Far Far Away

1950
It was directed by Daisuke.
I Saw a Phantom Fish

I Saw a Phantom Fish

1950
A village struggles to survive when the nearby lake becomes barren of fish.

1949.

1 Movie

1948.

1 Movie
The Grand Master

The Grand Master

1948
Shogi is a Japanese form of chess that requires skill and determination. When poor sandal-maker Sakata decides to pursue his dream of becoming the Shogi Grand Master Champion, everything is at stake, ...

1943.

1 Movie
Initiation of the Two-Sword Style

Initiation of the Two-Sword Style

1943
Ito Daisuke's wartime retelling of the Miyamoto Musashi story.

1942.

1 Movie
Kurama Tengu

Kurama Tengu

1942
Daisuke It directed it.

1935.

3 Movies
The Comb of Oroku

The Comb of Oroku

1935
Once a wealthy local land owner, Toranosuke has fallen into hard times. The ostracism of those who neglect communal duties leads to Toranosuke being exiled from the village. Umakichi and Oroku were le...
An Actor's Revenge

An Actor's Revenge

1935
A Kabuki troupe avenges the deaths of their parents. In 1963, it was remade as Yukinoj Henge.
Poppy

Poppy

1935
The 1912 novel of the same title is based on a story of desire and ambition. Fujio is engaged to Munechika, a young diplomat. She promised him a gold watch as an emblem of their engagement. She falls ...

1934.

1 Movie
Chūshingura - Ninjō-hen; Fukushū-hen

Chūshingura - Ninjō-hen; Fukushū-hen

1934
Daisuke It directed it.

1931.

1 Movie
Jirokichi the Rat

Jirokichi the Rat

1931
An innovative retelling of a popular story about a Japanese thief.

1930.

1 Movie
Ōoka Cases Devil's Image - Part One

Ōoka Cases Devil's Image - Part One

1930
A Japanese silent film

1929.

1 Movie
Man-Slashing Horse-Piercing Sword

Man-Slashing Horse-Piercing Sword

1929
In medieval Japan, a brutal and corrupt magistrate is planning to kill the child who is about to become the heir to the estate and position of the local lord and substitute his own "heir", an orphan, ...

1928.

3 Movies
New Version of the Ghost of Yotsuya

New Version of the Ghost of Yotsuya

1928
An adaptation of The Ghost of Yotsuya
Shinpan Ôoka seidan: Dai-ippen

Shinpan Ôoka seidan: Dai-ippen

1928
There is a silent Japanese film.

1927.

3 Movies
Chuji's Travel Diary I: Koshu tate hen

Chuji's Travel Diary I: Koshu tate hen

1927
The first of Chuji's Travels.
Chuji's Travel Diary II: Story of Bloody Shinshu

Chuji's Travel Diary II: Story of Bloody Shinshu

1927
A Diary of Chuji's Travels is a silent Japanese jidaigeki made in 1927 starring Denjirō Ōkōchi and directed by Daisuke Itō. It was originally released in three parts, all of which were long thought to...
Chuji's Travel Diary III: The Chuji Patrol Episode

Chuji's Travel Diary III: The Chuji Patrol Episode

1927
The Japanese equivalent of penny dreadfuls glorifying Jesse James, A Diary of Chuji’s Travels gives a unique gloss to the tale of Chuji Kunisada, the legendary bakuto (or gambler, the precursors to mo...

1926.

1 Movie
An Unforgettable Grudge

An Unforgettable Grudge

1926
The film deals with two brothers falling in love with a girl. There are only 12 minutes of footage left.

1923.

2 Movies
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