Takeshi Kitano

Takeshi Kitano

is a Japanese filmmaker, comedian, actor, film editor, presenter, screenwriter, author, poet, painter, and one-time video game designer who has received critical acclaim, both in his native Japan and
I wanted to make a movie that can't be pigeonholed. I want audiences to come out of this film not knowing what to say or what to think. [on making "Takeshis'"]More Takeshi Kitano quotes [05/21/2013 11:05:55]
My characters are oppressed, under pressure and irritated. And this impression probably affects the public, who walk out wondering, what next? Where do we go from here?More Takeshi Kitano quotes [05/21/2013 11:05:17]
Sword fighting in film is not about how good the fighter is, but how good the actor receiving the blows is.More Takeshi Kitano quotes [08/04/2011 03:08:16]
Comedians are supposed to make people laugh by doing things they're not allowed to do. Once they start taking about family values and humanity, they're not comedians anymore.More Takeshi Kitano quotes [05/21/2013 11:05:34]
It took me ten years of playing serial killers and rapists to be perceived as a serious actor amongst the Japanese public.More Takeshi Kitano quotes [05/21/2013 11:05:25]

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