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Hideo Nakata is a Director and Scriptwriter Japonais born on 19 july 1961 at Okayama (Japon)

Hideo Nakata

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Nationality Japon
Birth 19 july 1961 (59 years) at Okayama (Japon)

Hideo Nakata (中田 秀夫 Nakata Hideo; born July 19, 1961) is a Japanese filmmaker.

Biography

Il obtient un diplôme à l'université de Tokyo, mais après avoir fait plusieurs petits travaux sur des plateaux de tournage il se destine au cinéma. Il intègre alors le séminaire de cinéma de Shigehiko Hasumi. Il est ensuite engagé par la Nikkatsu pour laquelle il travaillera sur des pinku eiga (films érotiques à petit budget) en tant qu'assistant réalisateur auprès de Konoma Masaru. C'est durant cette période qu'il apprendra réellement le métier. Après plusieurs années il accède au poste de réalisateur en travaillant sur des projets pour la télévision et pour le marché des direct to video. En 1996, il réalise Le Spectre de l'actrice, son premier long métrage destiné au grand écran. Il est suivi de Ring qui va le révéler à un niveau international.

Best films

The Ring Two (2005)
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Filmography of Hideo Nakata (19 films)

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Director

Stolen Identity, 1h58
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Origin Japon
Genres Thriller, Crime
Actors Keiko Kitagawa, Kei Tanaka, Yudai Chiba, Jun Kaname, Bakarhythm
Rating54% 2.7180552.7180552.7180552.7180552.718055
Un jour, le petit-ami d'Asami Inaba (Keiko Kitagawa), travailleuse intérimaire dans une entreprise, oublie par mégarde son téléphone dans un taxi. Dès lors, de mystérieuses choses leur arrivent. Ses cartes de crédit commencent à afficher des dépenses pour des achats qu’elle n’a jamais fait et elle est impliquée dans une grave affaire juridique. Craignant que son identité et celle de son petit-ami aient été volé, elle tente de tout arranger.
White Lily
White Lily (2016)

Directed by Hideo Nakata
Origin Japon
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, Erotic films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Rin Asuka
Rating45% 2.2886952.2886952.2886952.2886952.288695
Tokiko, une céramiste renommée, et son mari rencontrent Haruka, une fugueuse adolescente, et l'emmènent chez eux, où Tokiko lui apprend la céramique. Quand le mari de Tokiko meurt, Haruka promet de rester avec son professeur et de faire tout ce qu’elle demande. Elles développent une relation lesbienne mais Tokiko noie son chagrin dans l’alcool et a de sérieuses rencontres sexuelles sans signification avec une variété d’hommes alors que Haruka peut les entendre dans une autre pièce.
Ghost Theater, 1h39
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Genres Horror
Actors Haruka Shimazaki, Rika Adachi, Riho Takada
Rating46% 2.312032.312032.312032.312032.31203
Mizuki Sara, jeune actrice sans grand succès, vit dans l’ombre de Shinohara Aoi qui travaille pour la même agence. Elles auditionnent toutes les deux pour la nouvelle pièce du metteur en scène Nishikino et évidemment Aoi est choisie pour interpréter l’héroïne tandis que Sara n’obtient qu’un petit rôle.Alors que les répétitions commencent, une accessoiriste est retrouvée morte et son cadavre est comme momifié. C’est ensuite au tour d’Aoi d’être victime d’un accident…
Monsterz
Monsterz (2014)
, 1h51
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Horror
Actors Tatsuya Fujiwara, Takayuki Yamada, Satomi Ishihara, Fujii Mina, Tae Kimura, Tomorowo Taguchi
Rating55% 2.7659652.7659652.7659652.7659652.765965
Un homme dispose d'une mystérieuse capacité lui permettant de contrôler tous les gens qui rentrent dans son champ de vision. Rejeté par ses parents qui l'ont considéré comme un monstre, il a toujours vécu seul depuis son enfance se servant de son pouvoir pour voler de l'argent et assurer sa survie. Toutefois, l'utilisation de ce pouvoir n'est pas sans contrepartie, car à chaque fois qu'il en use, le mal qui ronge sa jambe s'étend, l'affaiblissant de plus en plus. Un jour, il va également prendre conscience d'une nouvelle limite à son pouvoir : Tanaka Shuichi, un livreur d'apparence banale, se révèle être insensible à sa manipulation. Il va alors tout faire pour l'éliminer mais Shuichi n'est pas aussi normal qu'il en a l'air. Ses capacités de récupération dépassent l'entendement lui permettant de récupérer de blessures mortelles en un rien de temps.
The Complex, 1h46
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Ghost films
Actors Atsuko Maeda, Hiroki Narimiya, Naomi Nishida, Tarō Suwa, Megumi Sato
Rating51% 2.554532.554532.554532.554532.55453
A young nursing student, Asuka Ninomiya (Atsuko Maeda) moves to a dilapidated apartment complex with her father, Isao (Masanobu Katsumura); mother, Sachiko (Naomi Nishida); and younger brother, Satoshi (Ruiki Sato). She tries to greet her elderly next door neighbor, Shinozaki (Masaya Takahashi), with little success, and befriends a local boy named Minoru Kinoshita (Kanau Tanaka), whose only guardian is Shinozaki.
The Incite Mill, 1h47
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Actors Tatsuya Fujiwara, Haruka Ayase, Satomi Ishihara, Aya Hirayama, Shinji Takeda, Kin'ya Kitaōji
Rating57% 2.8530952.8530952.8530952.8530952.853095
Ten people are promised a dream job that pays 112,000 Yen ($1,236 USD) per hour, no experience or qualifications necessary. They are then taken to a remote underground complex and locked up, in a murderous game that will last for seven days.
Chatroom
Chatroom (2010)
, 1h37
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about suicide, Films based on plays
Actors Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Hannah Murray, Imogen Poots, Matthew Beard, Tuppence Middleton, Jack Gleeson
Rating55% 2.756592.756592.756592.756592.75659
William Collins (Aaron Johnson) is a depressed teen recovering from self-harm and regularly goes online to chat rooms. One day, he decides to open a chat room himself and calls it "Chelsea Teens!" and where he meets Jim (Matthew Beard), another kid; Eva (Imogen Poots), a model; Emily (Hannah Murray), a goody two-shoes; and Mo (Daniel Kaluuya), a normal kid. There is no real subject matter in "Chelsea Teens!" which instead focuses on the lives of each teen as they talk. Even though they only really communicate through text, the film depicts them in an old hotel-like room and actually having contact.
L: Change the World, 2h9
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Origin Japon
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Action
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about terrorism, Films about viral outbreaks, Disaster films
Actors Kenichi Matsuyama, Shunji Fujimura, Mayuko Fukuda, Erika Toda, Shingo Tsurumi, Tatsuya Fujiwara
Rating60% 3.047553.047553.047553.047553.04755
In the final 23 days of L's life, he meets one final case involving a bioterrorist group that aims to wipe out much of humanity with a virus. The virus has an infection rate that is one hundred times the infection rate of the SARS virus. He takes a boy he names Near, the sole survivor of its use in a village in Thailand, and an elementary school student named Maki Nikaido under his wing.
Kaidan
Kaidan (2007)
, 2h
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Ghost films, Alternate history films
Actors Kumiko Asō, Asaka Seto, Hitomi Kuroki, Reona Hirota, Mao Inoue, Ken Mitsuishi
Rating61% 3.0992653.0992653.0992653.0992653.099265
Oshiga (Kuroki) and Osono are sisters whose father was killed by Shinzaemon, Shinkichi's samurai father, due to a debt dispute. Upon his death, Oshiga and Osono's father vowed revenge for his wrongful murder. His body is dumped in a mysterious lake that's believed to be cursed and haunted by a woman, who was wrongfully killed by her husband many years ago. Shortly after, Shinzaemon kills his wife and himself, leaving their baby, Shinkichi, orphaned and in care of his uncle.
The Ring Two, 1h50
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Slasher
Themes Films about writers, Films about children, Films about journalists, Ghost films
Actors Naomi Watts, Simon Baker, David Dorfman, Martin Henderson, Elizabeth Perkins, Gary Cole
Rating54% 2.7026252.7026252.7026252.7026252.702625
In the coastal town of Astoria, Oregon approximately six months after the events of the first movie, a teenage boy named Jake asks a classmate named Emily over to his house, under the guise of studying together; however, his motives are actually centered on having her watch Samara Morgan's cursed video tape, as his seven-day deadline is fast approaching. Emily plays the tape while Jake waits in the kitchen, but when he returns to the living room, it is revealed that she covered her eyes throughout the tape, and thus didn't see any of it. As she failed to perpetuate the guidelines of the tape's curse, Samara crawls out of the television and kills Jake in front of Emily.
Dark Water
Dark Water (2002)
, 1h41
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Origin Japon
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Ghost films
Actors Hitomi Kuroki, Asami Mizukawa, Fumiyo Kohinata, Yu Tokui
Rating66% 3.349853.349853.349853.349853.34985
Yoshimi Matsubara (松原 淑美 Matsubara Yoshimi; Hitomi Kuroki), in the midst of a divorce, moves to a run-down apartment with her daughter, Ikuko (松原 郁子 Matsubara Ikuko; Rio Kanno). She enrolls her daughter in a nearby kindergarten and in order to win custody of her daughter, starts working as a proofreader, a job she held years ago before she was married. The ceiling of the apartment has a leak, which worsens on a daily basis. Matsubara complains to the janitor of the apartment, an old man, but the janitor does nothing to fix the leak. She then tries to go to the floor just above her apartment to find out the root of the leak, and discovers that the apartment is locked.
Chaos
Chaos (2000)
, 1h44
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Miki Nakatani, Masato Hagiwara, Ken Mitsuishi, Jun Kunimura
Rating66% 3.343273.343273.343273.343273.34327
Un jeune homme organise l'enlèvement de la femme d'un riche homme d'affaire. Mais rien ne se passe comme prévu, avec une victime un peu trop consentante.
Sleeping Bride, 1h40
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Rikiya Otaka, Toshie Negishi, Tarō Suwa
Rating57% 2.865122.865122.865122.865122.86512
On March 13, 1954, a passenger plane crashes in Japan, killing all but one passenger: a woman who is nine months pregnant. Ultimately she dies in a hospital, but her unborn daughter is saved. However, for a reason inexplicable by the science of the day, the daughter (named Yumi) does not wake up and is essentially in a comatose state. Her wealthy father has her placed in a hospital where she will be cared for indefinitely (and also offers a reward to anyone who can wake her) while he vanishes in search of a cure to her condition.
Ringu 2
Ringu 2 (1999)
, 1h32
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Origin Japon
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Ghost films
Actors Miki Nakatani, Kyōko Fukada, Masahiro Motoki, Nanako Matsushima, Yasutaka Tsutsui, Hiroyuki Sanada
Rating58% 2.948672.948672.948672.948672.94867
While inspecting the corpse of Sadako Yamamura, the forensic experts note evidence that Sadako has died only a year or two ago, meaning that she was still alive in the sealed well for almost thirty years. They later reconstruct her body and send it to Takaishi Yamamura (Yoichi Numata), Sadako's uncle, who takes it on his boat and later casts it into the bottom of the ocean.