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

Tatsushi Ōmori
Born (1970-09-04) 4 September 1970 (age 49)
OccupationFilm director, 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 filmographyEdit



  • Wave (2001) (directed by Hiroshi Okuhara)



  1. ^ "Cast". Kazoku no kuni. Retrieved 9 June 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d 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. Missing or empty |url= (help)
  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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