Tomu Uchida

Apr 26, 1898


Japanese director Tomu Uchida is best remembered for his moving and extremely realistic docudrama The Earth (1939). Born in Okayama, Japan, he started out as an actor in silent films in 1920. Three years later, Uchida became a director's apprentice to such filmmakers as Mizoguchi. In 1927, he made his own directorial bow. For a few years afterward,… More

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