Biography

Gakuryu Ishii (石井 岳龍 Ishii Gakuryū, born January 15, 1957), formerly known as Sogo Ishii (石井 聰互 Ishii Sōgo), is a Japanese filmmaker known for his stylistic punk films, which helped spark the cyberpunk movement in Japan. A number of contemporary filmmakers including Quentin Tarantino have cited Ishii's films as an influence.

Gakuryu Ishii (石井 岳龍 Ishii Gakuryū, born January 15, 1957), formerly known as Sogo Ishii (石井 聰互 Ishii Sōgo), is a Japanese filmmaker known for his stylistic punk films, which helped spark the cyberpunk movement in Japan. A number of contemporary filmmakers including Quentin Tarantino have cited Ishii's films as an influence.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 28

Birthday 1957-01-15

Place of Birth Hakata, Fukuoka, Japan

Official Site http://www.ishiisogo-gakuryu.com/

Also Known As

  • Ishii Gakuryū
  • Ishii Sōgo
  • Sogo Ishii
  • 石井 聰互
  • 石井 岳龍
  • Sougo Ishii
  • Gakuryuu Ishii

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2018 Punk Samurai Slash Down Director
2016 Bitter Honey Director
2015 That's It Director
2013 Flower of Shanidar Director
2012 Isn't Anyone Alive? Director
2011 60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero Director
2006 Mirrored Mind Director
2004 Digital Short Films by Three Filmmakers 2004 Director
2003 Dead End Run Director
2001 Gojoe: Spirit War Chronicle Director
2001 Electric Dragon 80.000 V Director
1997 Labyrinth of Dreams Director
1995 August in the Water Director
1994 Angel Dust Director
1993 Tokyo Blood Director
1989 The Master of Shiatsu Director
1986 1/2 Man Director
1984 The Crazy Family Director
1983 Asia Strikes Back Director
1982 Burst City Director
1981 Shuffle Director
1980 Crazy Thunder Road Director
1978 Panic in High School Director
1978 Solitude of One Divided by 880,000 Director
1978 Charge! Hooligans of Hakata Director
1976 Panic High School Director

Writing

2006 Mirrored Mind Writer
2003 Dead End Run Writer
2001 Electric Dragon 80.000 V Writer
1997 Labyrinth of Dreams Writer
1995 August in the Water Writer
1994 Angel Dust Writer
1993 Tokyo Blood Screenplay
1986 1/2 Man Screenplay
1981 Shuffle Screenplay
1978 Panic in High School Story
1978 Charge! Hooligans of Hakata Screenplay
1976 Panic High School Writer

Acting

1991 March Comes in Like a Lion as Ramen Deliveryman

Editing

1994 Angel Dust Editor

Camera

1979 Rusty Empty Can Director of Photography

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