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Shinji Sômai (1948–2001)

Shinji Sômai was born on January 13, 1948 in Morioka, Iwate, Japan as Jirô Sugita. He was a director and assistant director, known for Typhoon Club (1985), Ohikkoshi (1993) and Tokyo Heaven (1990). He died on September 9, 2001 in Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan. See full bio »

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 1979 The Man Who Stole the Sun (assistant director)
 1979 Private Collections (assistant director - segment "Kusa-Meikyu")
 1979 Grass Labyrinth (Short) (assistant director)
 1976 The Youth Killer (second assistant director)
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 1993 Sora ga konnani aoi wake ga nai (executive producer)
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 2003 Hana (special thanks)
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 2013 Cinemaholic Deep (TV Mini-Series)
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