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|Native name||鈴木 則文|
November 26, 1933|
|Died||May 15, 2014(aged 80)|
|Other names||Noribumi Suzuki|
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter|
Norifumi Suzuki (鈴木 則文 Suzuki Norifumi, November 26, 1933 – May 15, 2014), also known as Noribumi Suzuki, was a Japanese film director and screenwriter. He is best known for the Torakku Yarō series.
Suzuki was born in 1933 in Shizuoka. He dropped out of Ritsumeikan University's Department of Economics, and subsequently joined Toei's Kyoto Studio as an assistant director in 1956, learning his craft under Masahiro Makino, Tai Kato and Tomu Uchida. He made his screenwriting debut on director Kōkichi Uchide's 1963 film Zoku: Tenamonya Sandogasa (co-written with Takaharu Sawada), and his directorial debut in 1965 with Osaka Dokonjō Monogatari: Doerai Yatsu, starring Makoto Fujita.
He directed Star of David: Hunting for Beautiful Girls (1979).
After directing and co-writing Kōtaro Makaritōru! (1984), Suzuki left Toei to go freelance.
- Shinobi no Manji (1968)
- Kyōdai Jingi Gyakuen no Sakazuki (1968)
- Hibotan Bakuto: Isshuku Ippan (1968)
- Shiruku Hatto no Ō-oyabun: Chobi-hige no Kuma a.k.a. Big Boss in a Silk Hat: The Short-Mustached Bear (1970)
- Shiruku Hatto no Ō-oyabun a.k.a. Big Boss in a Silk Hat (1970)
- Mesubachi no Gyakushū (1971)
- The Insatiable (1971)
- Ero Shogun to Juuichinin no Aishou (1972)
- Onsen Mimizu Geisha a.k.a. Hot Springs Mimizu Geisha (1972)
- Mesubachi no Chōsen (1972)
- Kyōfu Joshikōkō: Bōryoku Kyōshitsu a.k.a. Women's Violent Classroom (1972)
- Gendai Porno-den: Senten-sei Inpu (1972)
- Tokugawa Sekkusu Kinshi-rei: Ahikijō Daimyō a.k.a. The Erotomaniac Daimyo (1972)
- Onsen Suppon Geisha a.k.a. Hot Springs Turtle Geisha (1972)
- Girl Boss Guerilla (1972)
- Mamushi no Kyōdai: Gōdatsu San-oku-en (1973)
- Sukeban (1973)
- Furyou Anego-den Inoshika Ochou a.k.a. Sex & Fury (1973)
- Terrifying Girls' High School: Lynch Law Classroom (1973)
- School of the Holy Beast (1974)
- Torakku Yarō: Goiken Muyō (1975)
- Torakku Yarō: Bakusō Ichiban Hoshi (1975)
- Shōrinji Kenpō (1975)
- The Erotomania Daimyō (1975)
- Karei naru Tsuiseki a.k.a. The Great Chase (1975)
- Torakku Yarō: Tenka Gomen (1976)
- Torakku Yarō: Hōkyō Ichiban Hoshi (1976)
- Torakku Yarō: Otoko Ippiki Momojirō (1977)
- Torakku Yarō: Dokyō Ichiban Hoshi (1977)
- Dokaben (1977)
- Torakku Yarō: Totsugeki Ichiban Hoshi (1978)
- Torakku Yarō: Ichiban Hoshi Kita e Kaeru (1978)
- Tarao Bannai (1978)
- Torakku Yarō: Neppū 5000 Kiro (1979)
- Torakku Yarō: Furusato Tokkyūbin (1979)
- Dabide no Hoshi: Bishoujo-gari a.k.a. Star of David: Hunting for Beautiful Girls (1979)
- Ninja Bugeicho Momochi Sandayū (1980)
- Hoero! Tekken a.k.a. Roaring Fire (1982)
- Iga-no Kabamaru (1983)
- Kōtarō Makari-tōru! (1984)
- Pantsu no ana (1984)
- Karibu: Ai no Shinfoni a.k.a. Caribe: Symphony of Love (1985)
- Ō-oku Jyūhyakkei a.k.a. The Shogunate's Harem (1986)
- Za Aamurai (1987)
- Guys Who Never Learn II (1988)
- Bungakushō Satsujin Jiken: Oinaru Jyosō (1989)
- Binbara High School (1990)
- Torakku Yaro Fuunroku (2010)
- Toei Gerira Senki (2013)
- Shin Torakku Yaro Fuunroku (2014)
- 1985: Yokohama Film Festival - Career Award
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- Rauger, Jean-François (10 June 2011). "Cinéma bis: Norifumi Suzuki". Cinémathèque Française (in French).
- Perkins, Rodney (22 June 2009). "DVD Review: Norifumi Suzuki's STAR OF DAVID". Twitch Film.
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- 映画監督の鈴木則文さん死去 「トラック野郎」シリーズ. Asahi Shimbun (in Japanese). 17 May 2014.