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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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Still Walking
Still Walking Director
Nobody Knows
Nobody Knows Director
Like Father, Like Son
After Life
After Life Director


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 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 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 August Without Him (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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