Biography

Kazuo Hara (原一男 Hara Kazuo, born 8 June 1945) is a Japanese documentary film director. After dropping out of university to work at a special education school, he made his 1972 debut work Goodbye CP about a group of individuals with cerebral palsy. He won the award for Best Director at the 12th Hochi Film Award and at the 9th Yokohama Film Festival for The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On. That film also earned him the Directors Guild of Japan New Directors Award. In 2017 he released the documentary Sennan Asbestos Disaster which received the 2017 Audience Award at the Tokyo Filmex International Film Festival and the 2017 BIFF Mecenat Award at the Busan International Film Festival. His documentary works often depict people who push against the boundaries of propriety and obedience in Japanese society.

Kazuo Hara (原一男 Hara Kazuo, born 8 June 1945) is a Japanese documentary film director. After dropping out of university to work at a special education school, he made his 1972 debut work Goodbye CP about a group of individuals with cerebral palsy. He won the award for Best Director at the 12th Hochi Film Award and at the 9th Yokohama Film Festival for The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On. That film also earned him the Directors Guild of Japan New Directors Award. In 2017 he released the documentary Sennan Asbestos Disaster which received the 2017 Audience Award at the Tokyo Filmex International Film Festival and the 2017 BIFF Mecenat Award at the Busan International Film Festival. His documentary works often depict people who push against the boundaries of propriety and obedience in Japanese society.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 13

Birthday 1945-06-08

Place of Birth Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan

Official Site http://docudocu.jp/

Also Known As

  • 原一男

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2017 Sennan Asbestos Disaster Director
2005 The Many Faces of Chika Director
1994 A Dedicated Life Director
1987 The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On Director
1974 Extreme Private Eros: Love Song 1974 Director
1972 Goodbye CP Director

Camera

2017 Sennan Asbestos Disaster Director of Photography
1994 A Dedicated Life Director of Photography
1987 The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On Director of Photography
1981 Pig-Chicken Suicide Director of Photography
1975 Sex Document: Serial Rapists Director of Photography
1974 Yokohama Cheyenne: Woman Swamp Zone Director of Photography
1974 Extreme Private Eros: Love Song 1974 Director of Photography
1972 Goodbye CP Director of Photography

Acting

ナショナルキッド (0 episodes) as Tomohiro
2016 Shin Godzilla as Biology professor
2000 Devotion: A Film About Ogawa Productions as himself
1996 Tokiwa: The Manga Apartment as Kato
1974 Extreme Private Eros: Love Song 1974 as Himself

Writing

1972 Goodbye CP Writer

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