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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 Azumi (2003). See full bio »

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The Midnight Meat Train
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Known For

(2008)
Versus Director
(2000)
Azumi Director
(2003)
Aragami Director
(2003)

Filmography

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 2018 Nightmare Cinema (segment "Mashit")
 2017 Downrange
 2016 Callus Knight (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Legacy (2016)
 2014 Lupin the 3rd
 2012 No One Lives
 2009 Baton
 2006 Romance Novel (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 Sky High (TV Series)
 2002 Jam Films (segment "The Messenger - Requiem for the Dead")
 2002 Alive
 2000/II Versus (directed by)
 1997 Down to Hell
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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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Trivia:

Was introduced to an American agent by Samuel L. Jackson, whom he met at a party and discovered was a great admirer of his work. See more »

Trademark:

Stylized offbeat camera angles, hyper-kenetic camera movement (very similar to Sam Raimi's "old school" style). See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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