The Green Slime
Black Rose Mansion
Tora! Tora! Tora!
Graveyard of Honor
The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 1
Sympathy for the Underdog
Kinji Fukasaku (深作 欣二
Fukasaku Kinji, 3 July 1930 – 12 January 2003) was a Japanese film actor
, and best known as a celebrated and innovative filmmaker
. He was born in Mito
, and died in Tokyo
, from prostate cancer
. He is known for directing samurai period
and yakuza films
such as Battles Without Honor and Humanity
(1973), the Japanese portion of the Hollywood film Tora! Tora! Tora!
(1970), and his final film Battle Royale
(2000). He is also known for his trademark shaky camera
technique, which he used extensively in many of his films since the early 1970s.