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Takeshi Kitano

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Takeshi Kitano (born January 18, 1947) is a Japanese filmmaker, comedian, singer, actor, tap dancer, film editor, presenter, screenwriter, author, poet, painter, and one-time video game designer who has received critical acclaim, both in his native Japan and abroad, for his highly idiosyncratic cinematic work. The famed Japanese film critic Nagaharu Yodogawa once dubbed him "the true successor" to influential filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. With the exception of his works as a film director, he is known almost exclusively by the name Beat Takeshi. Since April 2005, he has been a professor at the Graduate School of Visual Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts. Kitano owns his own talent agency and production company, Office Kitano, which launched Tokyo Filmex in 2000. Some of Kitano's earlier films are dramas about Yakuza gangsters or the police. Described by critics as using an acting style that is highly deadpan or a camera style that approaches near-stasis, Kitano often uses long takes where nothing appears to be happening, or editing that cuts immediately to the aftermath of an event. Many of his films express a bleak or nihilistic philosophy, but they are also filled with a great deal of humor and affection for their characters. Kitano's films leave paradoxical impressions and can seem controversial. While formally disguised as dark comedies or gangster movies, his films raise moral questions and provide food for thought. The Japanese public knows him primarily as a TV host and comedian, and he is well remembered for the leading role of the comedy show Oretachi Hyōkin-zoku (1981–1989) and for the game show Takeshi's Castle (1986–1989). His portrayal of Zatōichi in the 2003 movie is his biggest domestic commercial success. He hosts a weekly television program called Beat Takeshi's TV Tackle, a kind of panel discussion among entertainers and politicians regarding controversial current events. In 2010 the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain in Paris held a one-man show displaying his paintings and installations. A room in the basement played a 12-hour loop of his work as a TV host. Description above from the Wikipedia article Takeshi Kitano, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Nacimiento:
Jan 18, 1947 En Tokyo, Japan
Créditos Movie/TV:
43
Primera aparición:
In the movie Feliz Navidad, Mr. Lawrence 1983-05-23
Ultimo Projecto:
Película Ghost in the Shell: El alma de la máquina 2017-03-29
Conocido por
Poster of Zatoichi
Poster of Takeshi's Castle
Poster of Gohatto
Poster of Gonin
Filmografía
Película Ghost in the Shell: El alma de la máquina Daisuke Aramaki 2017-03-29
Película El lamento (The Wailing) Rumoured as Japanese visitor 2016-05-12
Película 劇場版 MOZU Daruma 2015-11-07
Película 龍三と七人の子分たち 2015-04-25
Película 赤めだか 立川談志 2015-12-28
Película Kuroi Fukuin 2014-01-19
Película 黒い福音 藤沢六郎 2014-01-19
Película あなたへ 2012-08-25
Película Outrage 2 Ohtomo 2012-09-03
Película Outrage Ôtomo 2010-05-17
Película Kikoku Private First Class Oomiya 2010-08-12
Película Miwa, à la recherche du lézard noir Himself 2010-07-07
Película Akiresu to kame Machisu 2008-09-20
Película ばんざい! / 監督・ばんざい! 2007-06-02
Película Takeshis' Beat Takeshi / Mr. Kitano (as Beat Takeshi) 2005-09-02
Película Arakimentari Himself 2004-01-18
Película Izo (as 'Bîto' Takeshi) 2004-08-21
Película 血と骨 Joon-pyong Kim 2004-11-06
series MXC 2003-04-13
series 武蔵 Munisai Shinmen 2003-01-05
Película Zatoichi Zatôichi 2003-09-06
Película Battle Royale 2: Réquiem Kitano 2003-07-05
series Takeshi's Castle 2002-11-09
Película Battle Royale Kitano 2000-12-16
Película Brother Aniki Yamamoto 2000-09-09
Película El verano de Kikujiro Kikujiro 1999-06-05
Película Gohatto Toshizo Hijikata 1999-12-18
Película Tokyo Eyes Yakusa 1998-09-09
Película Hana-Bi. Flores de fuego Nishi Yoshitaka 1997-09-03
Película Johnny Mnemonic Takahashi 1995-05-26
Película Gonin Ichiro Kyoya 1995-09-23
Película みんな やってるか! Tiedemies 1994-01-01
Película Sonatine Aniki Murakawa 1993-09-10
Película Kyôso tanjô Daisuke Shiba 1993-11-20
Película Erotic Liaisons 1992-10-17
Película ほしをつぐもの Yama no hito 1990-02-03
Película Boiling Point Uehara 1990-09-15
Película Violent Cop Azuma 1989-08-12
Película Anego Shoji Sugimoto, Hitman (as 'Beat' Takeshi) 1988-11-09
Película Komikku zasshi nanka iranai! Police 1986-08-23
Película 夜叉 Yajima 1985-08-31
Película Feliz Navidad, Mr. Lawrence Sgt. Gengo Hara 1983-05-23
Película Jukkai no mosquito Man at Racetrack 1983-07-02