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Birth Name: Takashi Miike
Born: 08/24/1960
Birth Place: Yao,

If Takashi Miike had his way, his biography would be rife with violence that would make the reader squeamish and depictions of the world that would raise questions about the potential goodness of man. The Japanese filmmaker made a living depicting unsettling images of ultra violence on film, whether through theatrical movies or direct-to-video V-Cinema productions. While he occasionally broke that mold in other genres, Miike's work focused on violence and sexual perversions, all presented in an over-the-top manner equally unsettling and cartoonish. Born in Osaka, Japan, Miike grew up in the '60s and '70s, mostly dreaming of racing motorbikes instead of filmmaking. When he was ready to hea... Continue Bio >>


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