Tsurisaki Kiyotaka Shockmentary

The documentary films by Tsurisaki Kiyotaka who has taken photos of people's death all over the world. Though the shocking scenes appear one after another, all the audience will be overwhelmed by the real force.


tsurisakikiyotakaTsurisaki Kiyotaka

He was born in Toyama in 1966. He graduated the Department of Literature at Keio university. He went through an X-rated video director before he became a photographer in 1994. He covered lawless areas and disputing areas all over the world, for example Thailand, Colombia, Russia, Palestine, to take photos of human's dead bodies. His first one-man show was held in 1995. He took photos of over 1000 dead bodies. He is an artist who is present at the scenes of death the most in the world.

mobnorioMob Norio

He was born in Nara in 1970. He graduated the Department of Literature at Osaka Art University. He won the 98th Bungakukai-Shinjin Prize and the 131st Akutagawa Prize with "Introduction to Nursing Care" in 2004.




junkfilms1995-2007/Japan/90 min./color/DVD
Director:Tsurisaki Kiyotaka

This is an omnibus movie constructed by 13 films recorded in Colombia, Russia, Palestine, India and Japan with theme of "death". It is "Mond Cane" of the 21st century that asks and confronts audience with the core of life and death. This film was sent to International Film Festival Rotterdam and Barcelona Asian Film Festival in 2008.


orozcoEnglish title:"Orozco the Embalmer"
1999-2005/Japan/100 min./color/DVD
Director:Tsurisaki Kiyotaka Cast:Froilan Orozco

The director, Tsurisaki Kiyotaka, infiltrated into the most dangerous area in Colombia, which is one of the most unsafe countries in the world. He recorded this film about Orozco, the embalmer, for three years there. Orozco has grieved for the victims of violence in this country. This film is the film epic of human's life and death. It was elected to Montreal World Film Festival in 2001.