Ryuhei Kitamura

Biography

In a time when inflated budgets are often used to indicate the amount of bang you'll get for your multiplex buck, Japanese director Ryuhei Kitamura surfaced as something of an oddity. His debut feature, Versus, stunned audiences worldwide with a dizzying, near-exhausting onslaught of cinematic bravura -- showcasing hyper-stylized, high-octane thrills and ultra-gory chills on a scant budget of...