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Gregory Hatanaka is a film distributor and producer.

Hatanaka has overseen and/or been affiliated with the distribution of over 200 films including: John Woo's iconic film The Killer starring Chow Yun-Fat; The Coen Brothers' Blood Simple; The Stranger, directed by the legendary Academy Award recipient Satyajit Ray; South of Heaven, West of Hell directed/starring Dwight Yoakam, Vince Vaughn, Billy Bob Thornton, Bridget Fonda, My Favorite Season starring the legendary Catherine Deneuve and directed by Andre Techine; "Blue Juice" starring Catherine Zeta-Jones and Ewan McGregor; the films of France's Claude Chabrol; the original Fever Pitch starring Colin Firth; Too Tired To Die starring Oscar winner Mira Sorvino; Kiss & Tell with Heather Graham, Rose McGowan and David Arquette; Portraits Chinois starring Helena Bonham-Carter; Bad Manners starring Oscar nominee David Strathairn; A Little Bit of Soul starring Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush, The Bridge directed by Gerard Depardieu, La Separation starring Isabelle Huppert, Santosh Sivan's The Terrorist, Abel Ferrara's R'Xmas, and Leni Riefenstahl's classic Olympia. Hatanaka also restored and distributed the martial arts milestone film Master of the Flying Guillotine.

As a filmmaker, his features include Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance, the drama Until The Night, the cult thriller Mad Cowgirl and the art/experimental drama Caged Beauty.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Cinema Epoch

Trivia (5)

Formed U.S. distribution company Phaedra Cinema in 1996.
Has distributed over 150 films including the final works of Satyajit Ray, and Claude Chabrol.
Is an Eagle Scout
Is President of film distribution & production company Cinema Epoch.
Los Angeles, CA, USA: Releasing Public Domain movies in a new 3-D form. [January 2012]

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