Tatsushi Ōmori

Tatsushi Ōmori
Born (1970-09-04) September 4, 1970
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Film director, actor

Tatsushi Ōmori (大森立嗣 Ōmori Tatsushi, born 4 September 1970[1]) is a Japanese film director and actor.


Ōmori was born in Tokyo as the eldest son of Akaji Maro, an actor and butoh dancer. His younger brother, Nao Ōmori, is an actor.[2]

While in college, he began making 8 mm films, but started working as an actor after graduation.[3] While acting in Junji Sakamoto's Scarred Angels, he also became a member of the staff.[2] He appeared in and helped produce Hiroshi Okuhara's Wave, which won the NETPAC Award at the 2002 Rotterdam Film Festival.[2][4] In 2005, he directed his first film, The Whispering of the Gods. His second film, A Crowd of Three, earned him the 2010 Directors Guild of Japan New Directors Award.[2] His 2013 film The Ravine of Goodbye won the Special Jury Prize at the 35th Moscow International Film Festival.[5]

Selected filmography





  1. "Cast". Kazoku no kuni. Retrieved 9 June 2013.
  2. 1 2 3 4 Irie, Yū. "2010年度日本映画監督協会新人賞受賞インタビュー" (in Japanese). Director's Guild of Japan.
  3. "瑛太、松田龍平主演『まほろ駅前多田便利軒』大森立嗣監督に聞く". Nikkei. Retrieved 9 June 2013.
  4. "Okuhara Hiroshi". International Film Festival Rotterdam. Retrieved 9 June 2013.
  5. "35 MIFF Prizes". Moscow International Film Festival. Retrieved 30 June 2013.

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