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Awards

Awards of the Japanese Academy

2007 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award
1999 Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Director
Kanzo sensei (1998)
Best Screenplay
Kanzo sensei (1998)
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1998 Won
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Director
Unagi (1997)
Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Screenplay
Unagi (1997)
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1990 Won
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Director
Kuroi ame (1989)
Best Screenplay
Kuroi ame (1989)
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1984 Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Director
Narayama-bushi kô (1983)
Best Screenplay
Narayama-bushi kô (1983)
1982 Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Director
Eijanaika (1981)
1980 Won
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Director
Fukushû suru wa ware ni ari (1979)

Berlin International Film Festival

1964 Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Nippon konchûki (1963)
1960 Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Nianchan (1960)

Blue Ribbon Awards

2007 Won
Special Award
1980 Won
Blue Ribbon Award
Best Film
Fukushû suru wa ware ni ari (1979)
Best Director
Fukushû suru wa ware ni ari (1979)
1964 Won
Blue Ribbon Award
Best Film
Nippon konchûki (1963)
Best Director
Nippon konchûki (1963)
Best Screenplay
Nippon konchûki (1963)
Shared with:
1962 Won
Blue Ribbon Award
Best Film
Buta to gunkan (1961)
1959 Won
Blue Ribbon Award
Best New Director
Hateshinaki yokubô (1958)
Nusumareta yokujô (1958)

Cannes Film Festival

2001 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Akai hashi no shita no nurui mizu (2001)
1997 Won
Palme d'Or
Unagi (1997)
Tied with Taste of Cherry (1997).
1989 Won
Technical Grand Prize
Kuroi ame (1989)
Won
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention
Kuroi ame (1989)
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Kuroi ame (1989)
1987 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Zegen (1987)
1983 Won
Palme d'Or
Narayama-bushi kô (1983)

César Awards, France

2003 Nominated
César
Best European Union Film (Meilleur film de l'Union Européenne)
11'09''01 - September 11 (2002)
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Ghent International Film Festival

1989 Won
Grand Prix
Kuroi ame (1989)

Independent Spirit Awards

1999 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Unagi (1997)
Japan.
1991 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Kuroi ame (1989)
Japan.

Joseph Plateau Awards

1998 Won
Joseph Plateau Life Achievement Award

Kinema Junpo Awards

1998 Won
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Film
Unagi (1997)
1990 Won
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Film
Kuroi ame (1989)
Best Director
Kuroi ame (1989)
1980 Won
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Film
Fukushû suru wa ware ni ari (1979)
Best Director
Fukushû suru wa ware ni ari (1979)
1969 Won
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Film
Kamigami no fukaki yokubô (1968)
Best Director
Kamigami no fukaki yokubô (1968)
1964 Won
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Film
Nippon konchûki (1963)
Best Director
Nippon konchûki (1963)
Best Screenplay
Nippon konchûki (1963)
Samurai no ko (1963)

Mainichi Film Concours

2007 Won
Special Award
1998 Won
Mainichi Film Concours
Best Director
Unagi (1997)
1990 Won
Mainichi Film Concours
Best Film
Kuroi ame (1989)
1969 Won
Mainichi Film Concours
Best Film
Kamigami no fukaki yokubô (1968)
Best Screenplay
Kamigami no fukaki yokubô (1968)
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1968 Won
Mainichi Film Concours
Best Director
Ningen jôhatsu (1967)
1964 Won
Mainichi Film Concours
Best Director
Nippon konchûki (1963)

Nikkan Sports Film Awards

2006 Won
Special Award
1989 Won
Nikkan Sports Film Award
Best Director
Kuroi ame (1989)

Pusan International Film Festival

1998 Won
Hand Printing
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Sant Jordi Awards

1991 Won
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Kuroi ame (1989)

Telluride Film Festival, US

1989 Won
Silver Medallion Award

Turia Awards

1992 Won
Turia Award
Best Foreign Film
Kuroi ame (1989)

Venice Film Festival

2002 Won
UNESCO Award
11'09''01 - September 11 (2002)
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