Hideo Nakata Overview

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Born: July 19, 1961

Born in Okayama, Japan, Hideo Nakata moved away from his home in the country to attend the University of Tokyo, where he studied physics and journalism. This relocation also provided him with access and opportunity to watch about 300 films per year as well as obtain numerous odd jobs on movie sets, sparking his interest in filmmaking. Upon graduating, he became an assistant director at Nikkatsu Studios; he worked there for seven years under the mentorship of Masaru Konuma, who provided Nakata... See All


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