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Shûji Terayama (1935–1983)

Terayama Shuji was born the only son of Terayama Hachiro and Terayama Hatsu in Hirosaki City, Aomori on December 10th, 1935; but his birth and name were officially registered on January 10th, 1936. His father, an officer in the "thought police", leaves for the Pacific War in early 1941. He dies in September of 1945 of dysentery on the Indonesian ... See full bio »


(age 47) in Tokyo, Japan

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 1983 Video Letter (Video documentary)
 1983 Kegawa no mari (Video)
 1981 Hyakunen no kodoku (Video)
 1979 Collections privées (segment "Kusa-Meikyu")
 1979 Grass Labyrinth (Short)
 1979 Remingu (Video)
 1978 Directions to Servants (Video)
 1977 Shokenki (Short)
 1977 Bokusâ
 1977 Kage no eiga: Nitô-onna (Short)
 1977 Keshigomu (Short)
 1977 Chichi (Short)
 1977 Marudororu no uta (Short)
 1975 Meikyû-tan (Short)
 1975 Hoso-tan (Short)
 1975 Shinpan (Short)
 1974 Chôfuku-ki (Short)
 1974 Rolla (Short)
 1971 Emperor Tomato Ketchup (as Shuuji Terayama)
 1971 Janken sensô (Short) (as Shuuji Terayama)
 1967 America-jin Anata-wa... (TV Movie documentary)
 1964 Ori (Short)
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Other Works:

His play, "Shintoku-Maru," was performed in a Yukia Ninagawa Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Tatsuya Fujiwara and Kayoko Shiraishi in the cast.

Alternate Names:

Shuuji Terayama

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Member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1976

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