Kitamura, Ryuhei
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Ryuhei Kitamura

[ Kitamura, Ryuhei ]
Profile and general info
Name in native language: 北村 龍平 (きたむら りゅうへい)
Family name: Kitamura
Country: Japan
Birth date: Friday, May 30, [47 years old]
Birth place: Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Bio
Ryuhei Kitamura (KITAMURA Ryuhei / 北村 龍平 / きたむら りゅうへい) is a Japanese director, writer, born on Friday, May 30, 1969, in Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
  • Height: 6' 1" (185cm)
Trivia
  • Briefly studied film making in Australia
  • Speaks fluent English
  • Has cast actor Tak Sakaguchi in every one of his films but 2008's The Midnight Meat Train.
  • Was offered the job directing The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, but turned it down, citing a poor script.
  • 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.
Filmography
As an actor:
  • 2004 Gojira: Fainaru uôzu
  • 1997 Down to Hell
As a director:
  • 2012 No One Lives
  • 2011 Strangers 6
  • 2009 Baton
  • 2008 The Midnight Meat Train
  • 2006 Ren'ai shousetsu
  • 2006 LoveDeath
  • 2004 Sakurajima
  • 2004 Gojira: Fainaru uôzu
  • 2004 Longinus
  • 2003 Sky High
  • 2003 The Messenger
  • 2003 Azumi
  • 2003 Aragami
  • 2003 Sukai hai
  • 2003 Alive
  • 2002 Jam Films
  • 2002 Versus
  • 1997 Down to Hell
  • 1996 Heat After Dark
As a producer:
  • 2010 Furawaa shoppu daiarii
  • 2010 Shadows
  • 2006 LoveDeath
  • 2005 Yamanotesen desu gêmu
  • 2003 Jigoku Kôshien
  • 1997 Down to Hell
(misc crew):
  • 2004 Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes
Self:
  • 2009 Hollywood Lives
  • 2004 Eigo de shabera-night
  • 2004 The Making of 'Versus'
  • 2004 Nervous Part 1: Versus Side Story
  • 2004 Behind Versus Part 2: Versus the Legend
  • 2004 Behind Versus Part 1: The Birth of the Dark Hero
  • 2004 Nervous Part 2: Versus Side Story
  • 2004 Making of 'Aragami'
  • 2003 Jônetsu tairiku
  • 2003 Making of 'Alive'
  • 2003 Weekend Japanology
  • 2003 Top Runner

Videos

External links

Ryuhei Kitamura at Eiga
link to: http://eiga.wikia.com/wiki/Ryuhei_Kitamura
Ryuhei Kitamura interview at OutNow
link to: http://outnow.ch/specials/2005/GodzillaFinalWars/Interview-Kitamura.E/
«There are Godzilla freaks all over the world and they all have a different opinion about which is going to be the best Godzilla movie. My staff and the producers have been doing these Godzilla movies for the last fifteen years. My special effects director was the first assistant director of my favou...» (show all)
Ryuhei Kitamura interview at Midnight Eye
link to: http://www.midnighteye.com/interviews/ryuhei_kitamura.shtml
«I grew up watching movies. I didn't go to school at all when I was a kid. I was just at the cinema from morning 'til evening, watching movies over and over. So those movies were a big influence. When I was sixteen, and the time came to start thinking about what I wanted to do in life, I figured I lo...» (show all)

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Movies

Filmography

(partial)
Spear of Longinus, TheSpear of Longinus, The

Longinus

writer/director

Year: 2004

AragamiAragami

Aragami

writer/director

Year: 2003

Sky HighSky High

Sky High

director

Year: 2003

AzumiAzumi

Azumi

director

Year: 2003

AliveAlive

Alive

director/writer

Year: 2002

VersusVersus

Versus

writer/director

Year: 2000




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