Umetsugu Inoue (井上 梅次, Inoue Umetsugu, May 31, 1923 – February 11, 2010)[1][2] was a Japanese film director and scriptwriter. He directed 115 movies, wrote 101 screenplays, and is credited with the original story for five films.[3] In addition, he worked with all six major Japanese film production companies.

Umetsugu Inoue
井上 梅次
Inoue (standing) with Yumeji Tsukioka
Born(1923-05-31)31 May 1923
Died11 February 2010(2010-02-11) (aged 86)
Occupation(s)film director, screenwriter
Years active19521983

His film work extended to Hong Kong, and he did the technical guidance for movies there from 1966 to 1970.

He was married to the actress Yumeji Tsukioka from 1957 until his death.

Filmography

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Filmography of Umetsugu Inoue include:

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Screenplays

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References

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  1. ^ 井上梅次監督が死去 「鷲と鷹」「嵐を呼ぶ男」 [Director Umetsugu Inoue dies: Washi to Taka and Man Who Causes a Storm] (in Japanese). Asahi Shimbun. February 15, 2010. Archived from the original on February 18, 2010. Retrieved February 15, 2010.
  2. ^ 訃報:井上梅次さん86歳=「嵐を呼ぶ男」監督 [Obituary: Mr. Umetsugu Inoue, 86, director of Man Who Causes a Storm] (in Japanese). Mainichi Shinbun. February 15, 2010. Archived from the original on September 29, 2012. Retrieved February 15, 2010.
  3. ^ a b c 井上梅次 (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved January 22, 2009.
  4. ^ "Hong Kong Nocturne". fareastfilm.com. 2006. Retrieved June 16, 2021.
  5. ^ "Hong Kong Nocturne". hkmdb.com. February 8, 2021. Retrieved June 16, 2021.
  6. ^ "Operation Lipstick (1967) review". coolasscinema.com. January 25, 2015. Retrieved June 16, 2021.
  7. ^ "Operation Lipstick". hkmdb.com. April 27, 1967. Retrieved June 16, 2021.
  8. ^ "Film Screenings - Apartment for Ladies". lcsd.gov.hk. January 17, 2015. Retrieved November 1, 2020.
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