Arato Genjiro

Arato Genjiro

Arato Genjiro (荒戸源次郎) was born on October 10, 1946. Arato Genjiro movies and tv shows: The Fallen Angel 2010 (Japan), Loved Gun 2004 (Japan), Akame 48 Waterfalls 2003 (Japan), Ningen no Kuzu 2001 (Japan), The Girl of Silence 1995 (Japan)...


Native Name: 荒戸源次郎
Also Known As: あらと げんじろう
Nationality: Japanese
Gender: Male
Born: October 10, 1946
Genjiro Arato was a Japanese film producer, actor and director.

In 1980, Arato produced Zigeunerweisen for director Seijun Suzuki. He was unable to secure exhibitors for the film and famously exhibited it himself in a specially-built, inflatable, mobile tent. The film won four Japanese Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and was voted the best Japanese film of the 1980s by Japanese critics. He also produced Tatsushi Omori's The Whispering of the Gods in 2005.

In 1995, Arato directed The Girl of the Silence, which stars Mami Nakamura and Kaori Momoi. He returned with the 2003 film, Akame 48 Waterfalls, starring Takijirō Ōnishi, Michiyo Okusu and Shinobu Terajima. His 2010 film, The Fallen Angel, starred Toma Ikuta.

He died of ischemic heart disease on 7 November 2016 at the age of 70.