No photo available. Represent Tôru Takemitsu? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 4,999 this week

Tôru Takemitsu (1930–1996)

Tôru Takemitsu was born on October 8, 1930 in Tokyo, Japan. He was a composer, known for Harakiri (1962), Ran (1985) and Rising Sun (1993). He died on February 20, 1996 in Tokyo. See full bio »

Died:

(age 65) in Tokyo, Japan

Halloween Movies for the Whole Family

From Coraline to ParaNorman check out some of our favorite family-friendly movie picks to watch this Halloween.

See the full gallery

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 people
created 31 Mar 2018
 
a list of 25 people
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 42 people
created 21 Feb 2017
 
a list of 26 people
created 13 Nov 2015
 
a list of 25 people
created 01 Jun 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Tôru Takemitsu's work have you seen?

User Polls

17 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Harakiri Composer
(1962)
Ran Composer
(1985)
Rising Sun Composer
(1993)
(1964)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Composer (117 credits)
 1998 Confession (TV Mini-Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1998)
- Episode #1.2 (1998)
- Episode #1.1 (1998)
 1995 Century of Cinema (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1995 Sharaku
 1994 Music for the Movies: Tôru Takemitsu (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 Rising Sun
 1993 Concrete Dream (Short)
 1992 Gô-hime
 1991 The Inland Sea (Documentary)
 1989 For the Whales (TV Movie documentary)
 1989 Rikyu
 1989 Black Rain
 1987 Kesa no aki (TV Movie)
 1986 In the World of Zen (TV Series documentary)
 1985 Ran
 1985 A.K. (Documentary)
 1985 Himatsuri
 1984 Antonio Gaudí (Documentary)
 1984 Shin yumechiyo nikki (TV Series)
 1983 Lanterns on Blue Waters (TV Movie)
 1983 Tokyo Trial (Documentary)
 1982 Yogen (Documentary short)
 1980 Ki = Breathing (Short)
 1979 Moeru aki
 1979 House of Flames (Short)
 1979 Akô Rôshi (TV Series)
 1977 Rusty Flames
 1974 The Fossil
 1974 Shiawase
 1974 Himiko
 1973 Seigen-ki
 1971 The Centuries of the Emperors (TV Series documentary)
 1971 Silence
 1971 Inn of Evil
 1971 The Ceremony
 1970 Dodes'ka-den
 1969 Kyoto (Documentary short)
 1969 Bullet Wound
 1966 Akogare
 1966 The Face of Another (music by)
 1966 The Kii River
 1965 Hozee Tooresu (Documentary)
 1965 The Koumiko Mystery (Documentary)
 1965 Beast Alley
 1965 Samurai Spy
 1964 White Morning (Short)
 1964 Kwaidan
 1964 Non-fikushon gekijô (TV Series documentary short) (1 episode)
 1964 Car Thieves
 1964 Nyotai
 1964 Assassination
 1964 Love (Short) (as T. Takemitsu)
 1964 Pale Flower
 1963 She and He
 1963 Shiro to kuro
 1963 Kyoto
 1962 Atami Blues (Short)
 1962 Human Zoo (Short)
 1962 The Body
 1962 Harakiri
 1962 Pitfall
 1962 Love at Twenty (segment "Japan")
 1961 Mozu
 1961 Bad Boys
 1960 Dry Lake
 1959 Hozee Toresu (Documentary short)
 1959 Love Letters
 1958 Red and Green
 1956 Crazed Fruit
 1955 Bicycle in Dream (Documentary short)
Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
Show Show Music department (4 credits)
Show Show Sound department (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (5 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Alternate Names:

T. Takemitsu | Tooru Takemitsu | Toru Takemitsu
Edit

Did You Know?

Star Sign:

Libra

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.

Visit our What to Watch page



Recently Viewed