About Kōji Wakamatsu

Kōji Wakamatsu

Kōji Wakamatsu

April 01, 1936 - October 17, 2012

Place of Birth    :   Wakuya, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
Also Known As    :   Koji Wakamatsu, 若松孝二 , Kôji Wakamatsu, 大杉虎, Tora Ôsugi, Кодзи Вакамацу
Homepage    :   http://www.wakamatsukoji.org
Imdb Profile    :   IMDB Profile

Kōji Wakamatsu (若松孝二 Wakamatsu Kōji, 1 April 1936 – 17 October 2012) was a Japanese film director who directed such pinku eiga films as Ecstasy of the Angels (天使の恍惚 Tenshi no Kōkotsu, 1972) and Go, Go, Second Time Virgin (ゆけゆけ二度目の処女 Yuke Yuke Nidome no Shojo, 1969). He also produced Nagisa Ōshima's controversial film In the Realm of the Senses (1976). He has been called "the most important director to emerge in the pink film genre," and one of "Japan's leading directors of the 1960s." His 2010 film, Caterpillar, was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kōji Wakamatsu, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​