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Takashi Shimizu

Takashi Shimizu

Date of Birth
July 27, 1972
Introduced by Yo Takahashi (who was his lecturer at the Film School of Tokyo), Shimizu met Taka Ichise, with whom he later produced the video versions of ”Ju-on: The Grudge” and ”Ju-on: The Grudge 2”. With the Hollywood remake version ”The Grudge” he became the first Japanese director to hit the top of the box-office charts in the States with a live-action work.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2023 ミンナのウタ
Movie (Live-Action) 2023 忌怪島/きかいじま
Movie (Live-Action) 2022 Ox-Head Village
Movie (Live-Action) 2021 Homunculus
Movie (Live-Action) 2021 Suicide Forest Village
Movie (Live-Action) 2020 Inunakimura
Movie (Live-Action) 2014 Kiki's Delivery Service
Movie (Live-Action) 2005 Reincarnation
Movie (Live-Action) 2004 The Grudge
Movie (Live-Action) 2001 Tomie: Re-birth

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival Golden Raven Marebito
- Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival Silver Raven Tormented