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Ryûhei Kitamura


Ryûhei Kitamura was born on May 30, 1969 in Osaka, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for The Midnight Meat Train (2008), Versus (2000) and Gojira: Fainaru uôzu (2004). See full bio »

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Known For

The Midnight Meat Train
(2008)
Versus
Versus Director
(2000)
Gojira: Fainaru uôzu
(2004)
Azumi
Azumi Director
(2003)

Filmography

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 2016 Callus Knight (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Legacy (2016)
 2014 Rupan sansei
 2012 No One Lives
 2009 Baton
 2006 Ren'ai shousetsu (TV Movie)
 2006 LoveDeath
 2004 Sakurajima (Video documentary)
 2004 Longinus (Video short)
 2003 Sky High
 2003/I The Messenger (Short)
 2003 Azumi
 2003 Aragami
 2003 Sukai hai (TV Series)
 2002 Alive
 2002 Jam Films (segment "The Messenger - Requiem for the Dead")
 2000/II Versus
 1997 Down to Hell
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Show Show Actor (2 credits)
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Show Show Visual effects (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Authored a guide to filmmaking, entitled Man on Fire, which was only published in Japan.

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Has cast actor Tak Sakaguchi in every one of his films but 2008's The Midnight Meat Train. See more »

Trademark:

Over the top & bombastic action sequences See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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