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Kichinosuke Takeuchi

Club Affiliation

Nippon 8 miri Eiga Kyōkai [8mm Film Association]

Nippon 8 miri Eiga Renmei [8mm Film League]




American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1932 - Honorable Mention
IAC Film Collection, East Anglian Film Archive


Sister (1932)

Otsukai [Errand] (1931)


Owner of kimono shop

Biographical Notes:

From Kyoto, Japan. Full name: Kichinosuke Takeuchi, also credited as Takeuchi Kochi.

"Takeuchi Kichinosuke was an amateur filmmaker in Kyoto where he owned a kimono shop. As well as making films (many of which were narrative fictions thematizing families), Takeuchi contributed essays to amateur film magazines and served as a board member of amateur associations such as Nippon 8 miri Eiga Renmei." - Noriko Morisue, "Filming the Everyday: History, Theory, and Aesthetics of Amateur Cinema in Interwar and Wartime Japan" (Yale University: PhD Dissertation, 2020): 65.

Bibliographic Resources:

American Cinematographer, Jan. 1933, 26.