Norio Tsuruta

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Norio Tsuruta
Native name 鶴田 法男
Born (1960-12-30) December 30, 1960 (age 56)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Film director, screenwriter

Norio Tsuruta (鶴田 法男 Tsuruta Norio?, born December 30, 1960) is a Japanese film director. He directed Premonition, Dream Cruise, and Orochi: Blood.[1]


Tsuruta directed Dream Cruise for the Masters of Horror Showtime cable network series.[2] It is based on the short story of the same name by Koji Suzuki.[3]

He also directed Orochi: Blood, which is based on the manga by Kazuo Umezu.[4]





  1. ^ Matthijs, Niels (March 1, 2010). "OROCHI Review". Twitch Film. 
  2. ^ Willis, Brendan (December 2007). "Masters of Horror: Dream Cruise - Directed by Norio Tsuruta". Exclaim!. 
  3. ^ Schager, Nick (January 8, 2007). "Masters of Horror: Season Two". Slant Magazine. 
  4. ^ Shackleton, Liz (February 8, 2008). "Japan's Toei lands in Berlin with Orochi: Blood". Screen International. 

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