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Kei Nakata

Kei Nakata

Date of Birth
December 9, 1969
English level
Conversational level
Having a grandfather and an uncle who are actors, Nakata grew up with movies. He entered the movie industry in Hong Kong in the late 80s where he had interactions with various local people in the industry including Tsui Hark and Wong Kar-wai. Nakata introduced Hong Kong movies to the Japanese media. He then debuted as a director in 2000 with his movie ”Wild Night”.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2000 Wild Night
Movie (Live-Action) 2001 0&1
Movie (Live-Action) 2010 Index Gun
Movie (Live-Action) 2012 Ikari no tekken: Lady Dragon
Movie (Live-Action) 2013 Hikinzoku no yoru
Movie (Live-Action) 2016 Nakano JK: Boring Holoday
Movie (Live-Action) 2021 between
Movie (Live-Action) 2021 Bird Cage
Movie (Live-Action) 2022 for night
Movie (Live-Action) 2022 A Theater with a View

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival Selection Bird Cage