SHOCHIKU CO., LTD
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SHOCHIKU CO., LTD

SHOCHIKU CO., LTD

Information

104-8422 TOKYO, JAPAN

Activity

Distribution : Theatrical, TV, DVD-video, VOD, Airline, World

Production Company

Sales Agent

Description

Founded in 1895. Started off with Kabuki theaters, Shochiku has established itself as a leading motion picture/theater producer, distributor, and exhibitor. Shochiku has produced films by Yasujiro Ozu, Hiroshi Shimizu, Keisuke Kinoshita Kenji Mizoguchi, Akira Kurosawa, Nagisa Oshima, Takeshi Kitano, and keeps on introducing many talented directors inside and outside of Japan. Shochiku also acts in the Japanese film industry as an active distributor. As for the exhibition side as wel, Shochiku holds five theater lines, encompassing all of Japan. It holds its own video label and distribution system, and is involved in TV production.