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Kinji Fukasaku (1930–2003)

Kinji Fukasaku was born on July 3, 1930 in Mito, Japan. He was a director and writer, known for Battle Royale (2000), Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) and Day of Resurrection (1980). He was married to Sanae Nakahara. He died on January 12, 2003 in Tokyo, Japan. See full bio »

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in Mito, Japan

Died:

(age 72) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

Battle Royale
Battle Royale Director
(2000)
Tora! Tora! Tora!
(1970)
Day of Resurrection
(1980)
Battle Royale II
Battle Royale II Director
(2003)

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 2002 Clock Tower 3 (Video Game)
 2000 Battle Royale
 1997 The Eaters (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 Abe ichizoku (TV Movie)
 1992 Double Cross
 1988 Hana no ran
 1982 G-Men '75 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.355 (1982)
 1978 Yagyû ichizoku no inbô (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1974 Final Episode
 1973 Proxy War
 1972-1973 Hissatsu shikakenin (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora! (Japanese sequences)
 1969 Black Rose
 1968 Kuro tokage
 1967 Kaisan shiki
 1966 Odoshi
 1963 Gyangu domei
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When told he had terminal cancer and only a few months to live, doctors recommended that he remain in the hospital so he could get treatment. Instead, he ignored their warnings because of his passion for filmmaking and proceeded to begin directing Battle Royale II (Battle Royale II (2003)). See more »

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