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Hirokazu Koreeda


Born in Tokyo in 1962. Originally intended to be a novelist, but after graduating from Waseda University in 1987 went on to become an assistant director at T.V. Man Union. Snuck off set to film Mou hitotsu no kyouiku - Ina shogakkou haru gumi no kiroku (1991). His first feature, Maboroshi no hikari (1995), based on a Teru Miyamoto novel and drawn ... See full bio »

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Dare mo shiranai Director
(2004)
(2008)
(2013)
Kiseki Director
(2011)

Filmography

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 2019 The Truth (filming)
 2015 Ishibumi (TV Movie documentary)
 2012 Going My Home (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2012)
- Episode #1.9 (2012)
- Episode #1.8 (2012)
- Episode #1.2 (2012)
- Episode #1.1 (2012)
 2012 Fukushima kara no messêji (Documentary short)
 2011 Kiseki
 2010 Ayashiki bungô kaidan (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Nochi no hi (2010)
 2009 Kûki ningyô
 2001 Distance
 1996 Without Memory (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 Kare no inai hachigatsu ga (Documentary)
 1989 Nonfix (TV Series documentary)
Show Show Writer (16 credits)
Show Show Editor (14 credits)
Show Show Producer (13 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (25 credits)
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KORE-EDA Hirokazu

Alternate Names:

Hirokazu Kore-Eda | Hirokazu Kore-eda
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Personal Quote:

In the neighborhood around Waseda, there were all these movie theaters, so every morning I left the house and watched movies instead of going to class. The experience of encountering films then is one of my greatest memories. Before that I'd never paid any attention to directors, but there I was taking a crash course in Ozu, Kurosawa, Naruse, Truffaut, Renoir, Fellini. Because I've always been ... See more »

Trivia:

Grandfather died of Alzheimer' disease when he was six years old. See more »

Trademark:

Sees intensely and tenderly into his characters See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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