|Years active 1952–1983|
Name Umetsugu Inoue
|Role Film director|
Children Emi Inoue
|Born 31 May 1923 (1923-05-31) Japan|
Occupation film director, screenwriter
Died February 11, 2010, Minato, Tokyo City, Tokyo, Japan
Spouse Yumeji Tsukioka (m. 1957–2010)
Awards Japan Academy Prize for Special Award from the Chairman
Movies Apartment for Ladies, Hong Kong Nocturne, Hong Kong Rhapsody, Midori haruka ni, The Third Shadow Samurai
Similar People Yumeji Tsukioka, Mie Kitahara, Emi Inoue, Yujiro Ishihara, Toshio Masuda
Umetsugu Inoue: Japan's Music Man
Umetsugu Inoue (井上 梅次, Inoue Umetsugu, May 31, 1923 – February 11, 2010) was a Japanese film director and scriptwriter. He directed 115 movies, wrote 101 screenplays, and is credited with the original story for five films. In addition, he worked with all six major Japanese film production companies.
His film work extended to Hong Kong, and he did the technical guidance for movies there from 1966 to 1970.
Apartment for Ladies
Filmography of Umetsugu Inoue include: