Shin Saburi

Shin Saburi

Shin Saburi in Equinox Flower
Born (1909-02-12)February 12, 1909
Hokkaidō, Japan
Died September 22, 1982(1982-09-22) (aged 73)
Other names Gen Shimazu
Years active 1931-1982
Awards Mainichi Film Concours Best Actor
1976 Kaseki
1953 Tea Over Rice
1951 Kikyô

Shin Saburi (佐分利 信, Saburi Shin; February 12, 1909 in Utashinai, Hokkaidō, Japan – September 22, 1982) was a Japanese film actor noted for his leading roles in a number of films by the director Yasujiro Ozu including Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family (1941), Tea Over Rice (1952), Equinox Flower (1958) and Late Autumn (1960). He also directed over a dozen films.[1]

Japanese movie poster of The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice, where Shin Saburi and Michiyo Kogure played main roles.

Selected filmography




  1. Anderson, Joseph L. (1982). The Japanese Film: Art and Industry. Princeton University Press. p. 184. ISBN 0-691-00792-6.

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