Ryû Murakami

Ryû Murakami

writer, director, music department

Ryû Murakami was born on Feb 19, 1952 in Japan. Ryû Murakami's big-screen debut came with It's All Right, My Friend directed by Ryû Murakami in 1983. Ryû Murakami is known for Audition directed by Takashi Miike, Ryo Ishibashi stars as Shigeharu Aoyama and Eihi Shiina as Asami Yamazaki. Ryû Murakami has got 1 awards and 1 nominations so far. The most recent award Ryû Murakami achieved is Taormina International Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Ryû Murakami plays is Piercing which will be released on Feb 01, 2019.

Born in Sasebo where U.S. Navy's harbour is located. Raised there till his high school days. After graduation, he came up to Tokyo and lived in Fussa, near the base of U.S. Army. He wrote the novel, "Kagirinaku Tomei ni chikai Blue", from a decadent life there. It won the Akutagawa Prize, the most authoritative literary prize in Japan. Since then, he has wrote many novels, essays, scenarios. Compared with his great fame in literary world, his career as a director hasn't brought him a commercial success so far.

  • Birthday

    Feb 19, 1952
  • Place of Birth

    Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan
  • Also known


Known For


1 wins & 1 nominations

Taormina International Film Festival
Topâzu (1992)
Winner - Silver Charybdis

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