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Naomi Kawase

Naomi Kawase was born on May 30, 1969 in Nara, Japan. She is a director and writer, known for Sweet Bean (2015), Still the Water (2014) and The Mourning Forest (2007). She was previously married to Takenori Sentô. See full bio »


in Nara, Japan

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Known For

Sweet Bean
Sweet Bean Director
Still the Water
Still the Water Director
The Mourning Forest
Suzaku Director


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 2016 Seed (Short)
 2015 Sweet Bean
 2012 Chiri (Documentary)
 2011 3.11 Sense of Home (Documentary) (segment "Home")
 2011 Hanezu
 2010 Genpin (Documentary)
 2009 Visitors (segment "Koma")
 2008 Nanayo
 2006 Birth/Mother (Documentary short)
 2004 Shadow (Documentary short)
 2003 Shara
 2001 Sky, Wind, Fire, Water, Earth (Documentary)
 2000 Firefly
 1999 Mangekyô (Documentary)
 1997 The Weald (Documentary)
 1997 Suzaku
 1996 Sun on the Horizon (Documentary)
 1995 See Heaven (Documentary short)
 1994 Katatsumori (Documentary short)
 1992 Embracing (Documentary short)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Naomi Sendo | Naomi Sento

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The job of cinema is to concentrate on love or passion.


Wrote two novels called "Suzaku" and "Hotaru". See more »

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