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Tatsushi Omori

Tatsushi Omori

Date of Birth
September 4, 1970
Omori was born in Tokyo as the eldest son of Akaji Maro, an actor and butoh (Japanese dance theatre) dancer. His younger brother, Nao Omori, is an actor, too. Omori worked as an assistant director on titles by several directors including Junji Sakamoto, Kazuyuki Izutsu, Haruhiko Arai and others. He made his directorial debut with the movie adaptation of ”The Whispering of the Gods”, a novel by Mangetsu Hanamura which won the Akutagawa Prize.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2022 Goodbye Cruel World
Movie (Live-Action) 2020 Under the Stars
Movie (Live-Action) 2020 Mother
Movie (Live-Action) 2019 Taro the Fool
Movie (Live-Action) 2019 When My Mom Died, I Wanted to Eat Her Ashes
Movie (Live-Action) 2018 Every Day A Good Day
Movie (Live-Action) 2016 Seto & Utsumi
Movie (Live-Action) 2011 Tada's Do-It-All House
Movie (Live-Action) 2010 A Crowd of Three
Movie (Live-Action) 2005 The Whispering of the Gods

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- 51st Directors Guild of Japan Best Newcomer Award A Crowd of Three
- 35th Moscow International Film Festival Competition section Special Jury Award The Ravine of Goodbye
- 43rd Hochi Film Awards Best Director Award Every Day A Good Day
- 56th Blue Ribbon Awards Best Director Award The Ravine of Goodbye/Bozo
- 23rd Japanese Professional Movie Awards Best Film Bozo