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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 _Lessons from a Calf (1991)_. His first feature, Maborosi (1995), based on a Teru Miyamoto novel and drawn from his own experiences while filming _August ... See full bio »
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 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 The Message from Fukushima (Documentary short)
 2011 I Wish
 2010 Ayashiki bungô kaidan (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dead Son (2010)
 2009 Air Doll
 2008 Still Walking
 2006 Hana
 2004 Nobody Knows
 2001 Distance
 1998 After Life
 1996 Without Memory (Documentary)
 1995 Maborosi
 1994 Kare no inai hachigatsu ga (Documentary)
 1991 However...
 1989 Nonfix (TV Series documentary)
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Grandfather died of Alzheimer' disease when he was six years old.

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