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Encyclopedia > Ryuhei Kitamura
Ryuhei Kitamura
Born 05/30/1969
Japan
Occupation Film director and Screenwriter

The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... Screenwriters, scenarists or script writers, are authors who write the screenplays from which movies and television programs are made. ...

Biography

Ryuhei Kitamura (北村龍平 Kitamura Ryūhei, born May 30, 1969) is a Japanese film director growing in popularity in Japan and in the international Japanese film community. May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ...

  • Kitamura's films are known for their extensive storylines, sword fighting and martial arts, and action sequences.
  • Born in Osaka, Japan, Kitamura quit high school and went to the School of Visual Arts in Australia at age 17. His first film was the short Exit, which he made as his graduation piece at age 19. After graduating, he returned to Japan to establish napalm Films, his independent film production studio. While his films Down to Hell and Heat After Dark were successful in film festivals, Kitamura's rise to international fame came from Versus.
  • Kitamura's latest film, Godzilla: Final Wars had its premiere in Hollywood. His future plans include a sequel to Versus as well as preparation for Hollywood.
  • Kitamura owns his Tokyo based-production company napalm Films and is represented by Anonymous Content in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Filmography (as director)

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External links

  • Ryuhei Kitamura Official Site (available in Japanese and English)
  • Ryuhei Kitamura at the Internet Movie Database
  • Ryuhei Kitamura at JMDb (Japanese)

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Kitamura outwardly embraces his quirky characters including three psychotic assassin partners or the sketchy white-clad adversary, Bijomaru who enjoys combining his two loves, flowers and swordplay.
Kitamura’s lovable 360 phases are intact and even experimented on, despite the aim for a wider audience.
Still, Kitamura illustrates his ability to handle action as the fights are all comprehensible on that brink of seizure-inducing pleasure.
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