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Shunji Iwai


Having received his education at Yokohama National University, Shunji Iwai started out in the entertainment industry by directing music videos and television dramas, including the likes of Maria, Lunatic Love and Fireworks, for which he received the award for Best Newcomer from the Japanese Director's Association. He eventually moved onto larger ... See full bio »

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Known For

New York, I Love You
(2008)
Love Letter
Love Letter Writer
(1995)
Suwarôteiru
Suwarôteiru Writer
(1996)

Filmography

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 2016 Rippu Van Winkuru no hanayome (screenplay) / (writer)
 2015 Hana to Arisu satsujin jiken (original story) / (screenplay)
 2014 Nazo no tenkôsei (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay - 12 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (2014) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.11 (2014) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.10 (2014) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.9 (2014) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.8 (2014) ... (teleplay)
 2011/I Vampire (written by)
 2010 Bandeiji (screenplay)
 2009 Baton (written by)
 2009 Harufuwei (screenplay)
 2008 New York, I Love You (segment "Shunji Iwai")
 2006 Ichikawa Kon monogatari (Documentary) (screenplay)
 2006 Niji no megami (screenplay - as San Amino)
 2004 Hana to Arisu
 2002 Jam Films (segment "'Arita'")
 1998 Shigatsu monogatari (writer)
 1996 Suwarôteiru
 1996 Acri (story)
 1996 Pikunikku
 1995 Love Letter
 1994 Undo
 1994 Runatikku rabu (TV Movie)
 1993 Fried Dragon Fish (TV Movie)
 1993 Yuki no osama (TV Movie)
 1992 Ghost Soup (TV Movie)
 1992 Omuretsu (TV Movie)
 1992 Geshi monogatari (TV Short)
 1992 Maria (TV Movie)
 1991 Koroshi ni ki ta otoko (TV Movie)
 1991 Mishiranu waga ko (TV Movie)
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Alternate Names:

San Amino
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

In 2008 he served on the World Dramatic Competition Jury for the Sundance Film Festival.

Trademark:

Frequently casts Chara, Tadanobu Asano, Yu Aoi, Ayumi Ito and Tomohiro Kaku

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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