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Hideo Nakata was born on July 19, 1961 in Okayama, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for Dark Water (2002), Ringu (1998) and Dark Water (2005). See full bio »

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Known For

Dark Water Director
(2002)
Ringu Director
(1998)
Dark Water Writer
(2005)
Ring 2 Director
(1999)

Filmography

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 2023 The Days (TV Series) (pre-production)
 2022 Usogui
 2020 Kyoufu Shinbun (TV Mini Series)
 2020 Remote de Korosareru (TV Movie)
 2019 Sadako
 2017 Lovers in the Attic (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2017)
- Episode #1.1 (2017)
 2016 Mamagoto (TV Mini Series) (8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2016)
- Episode #1.7 (2016)
- Episode #1.6 (2016)
- Episode #1.5 (2016)
- Episode #1.4 (2016)
 2016 White Lily
 2016 Somewhere in Kamakura (Short)
 2015 Gekijorei karano Syotaijo (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Eien (2015)
- Maiso (2015)
 2015/I Ghost Theater
 2014 Words with Gods (segment "Sufferings")
 2014 Shinigami kun (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2014)
 2013 The Complex: Prologue (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (2013)
- Episode #1.11 (2013)
- Episode #1.2 (2013)
- Episode #1.1 (2013)
 2013 Life After 3.11 (Documentary)
 2013 The Complex
 2010 Chatroom
 2007 Kaidan
 2007 Kaiki Daisakusen - Second File (TV Mini Series)
 2005 The Ring Two
 2002 Last Scene
 2002 Dark Water
 2001 Sadistic and Masochistic (Documentary)
 2000 Chaos
 2000 Take It
 1999 Garasu no nô
 1999 Ring 2
 1998 Ringu
 1997 Gakkô no kaidan F (TV Movie) (story "Hoken-shitsu", story "Rei Video")
 1996 Don't Look Up
 1992 Curse, Death & Spirit (Video)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[Children] are closer to the Other World than adults are. And they can be possessed by the supernatural specifically because they are close to that world. See more »

Trivia:

According to his official website, his 1996 theatrical debut film was a documentary called "Man With 4 Names," on Joseph Losey, Wisconsin-bred-British-based filmmaker who was a Communist Party member. See more »

Trademark:

His films are often adapted, or influenced, by Koji Suzuki's novels.

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