Tsukamoto Shinya

Tsukamoto Shinya at IFFR

TSUKAMOTO Shinya (1960, Japan) was given a Super-8 camera at the age of 14. He began acting, studied art at university and directed commercials for four years. With his first feature Tetsuo: The Iron Man, and the sequel Tetsuo II: Body Hammer, about the bizarre metamorphosis of a Japanese businessman into a mass of metal, he acquired worldwide status as a maker of cult films. Tsukamoto acts in almost all his own films, and has also acted in various films by different directors, such as Martin Scorsese's Silence (2016) and Takashi Miike's Dead or Alive 2: Birds (2000).

Filmography

Futsu saizu no kaijin/The Phantom of the Regular Size (1986, short), Denchu Kozo no boken/The Adventure of Denchu Kozo (1987, short), Tetsuo - The Iron Man (1989), Hiroku the Goblin (1990), Tetsuo II - Body Hammer (1992), Tokyo Fist (1995), Bullet Ballet (1998), Sôseiji/Gemini (1999), Rogatsu no hebi/A Snake of June (2002), Vital (2004), Haze (2005), Akumu tantei/Nightmare Detective (2006), Akumu tantei 2/Nightmare Detective 2 (2008), Tetsuo: The Bullet Man (2010), Kaidan - Horror Classics (2010, segment Hazaruka to mateki/The Whistler), Kotoko (2011), Nobi/Fires on the Plain (2014), Zan/Killing (2018)

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Tsukamoto Shinya at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR