Takao Saito (cinematographer)

Takao Saito (斎藤 孝雄, Saitō Takao, March 5, 1929 – December 6, 2014) was a Japanese cinematographer who frequently collaborated with filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for his work in the film Ran (1985).[1]


  1. Vili Maunula (December 23, 2014). "Kurosawa's cinematographer Takao Saito has died at age 85". akirakurosawa.info.
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