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Kinji Fukasaku (3 July 1930 – 12 January 2003) was a Japanese film actor, screenwriter, and best known as a celebrated and innovative filmmaker. He was born in Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, and died in Tokyo, from prostate cancer. He is best known in the west for directing the Japanese portion of the Hollywood film Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) and Battle Royale (2000). Description above from the Wikipedia article Kinji Fukasaku, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
Thursday, July 3, 1930, Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture Japan
Sunday, January 12, 2003
1968 The Green SlimeDirector and Story 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora!Director 1972 Under the Flag of the Rising SunDirector and Writer 1972 Street MobsterDirector and Screenplay 1973 Battles Without Honor and HumanityDirector 1973 Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in HiroshimaDirector 1973 Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Proxy WarDirector 1974 Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Police TacticsDirector 1975 New Battles Without Honor and Humanity 2: Head of the BossDirector 1978 The Fall of Ako CastleDirector 1980 VirusDirector and Screenplay 1981 Samurai ReincarnationWriter and Director 1983 Legend of the Eight SamuraiDirector and Screenplay 2000 Battle RoyaleDirector and Producer 2003 Battle Royale II: RequiemDirectorLimited to the 15 most popular items