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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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 2017 Ah, kôya 2 (based on the novel by)
 2017 Ah, kôya (based on the novel by)
 1983 Video Letter (Video documentary) (creator)
 1981 Les fruits de la passion (adaptation)
 1980 Afurika monogatari (story)
 1979 Grass Labyrinth (Short) (writer)
 1979 Collections privées (segment "Kusa-Meikyu")
 1978 Shintokumaru (Video) (writer)
 1978 Third Base (writer)
 1977 Marudororu no uta (Short)
 1977 Bokusâ
 1977 Keshigomu (Short)
 1975 Hoso-tan (Short)
 1975 Meikyû-tan (Short)
 1971 Emperor Tomato Ketchup (screenplay - as Shuuji Terayama)
 1971 Janken sensô (Short) (as Shuuji Terayama)
 1970 Buraikan
 1967 America-jin Anata-wa... (TV Movie documentary)
 1964 Ori (Short)
 1964 Kono sora no aru kagiri (story)
 1962 Namida o shishi no tategami ni (screenplay)
 1961 Waga koi no tabiji (screenplay)
 1960 Get 'em All (screenplay)
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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.

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Shuuji Terayama

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

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