Known For: Directing · Birthday: 1962-06-06
26 Movies · 3 TV Series
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Hirokazu Kore-eda (是枝 裕和, Koreeda Hirokazu, born 6 June 1962) is a Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter, and editor. He began his career in television and has since directed more than a dozen feature films, including Nobody Knows (2004), Still Walking (2008), and After the Storm (2016). He won the Jury Prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival for Like Father, Like Son and won the Palme d'Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival for Shoplifters.
It is said Kore-eda has married and has a daughter (born in 2007).
Movies & TV Series
2 Movies · 1 TV Series
Kasumi Arimura's Filming Break
Arimura Kasumi suddenly gets a break from filming and returns to her hometown for the first time in a long while. Her mother Yumiko comes to the train station to pick her up and they head for the fami...
A Day-Off for Kasumi Arimura
Playing a fictional version of herself, actor Kasumi Arimura enjoys a day off.
Any Crybabies Around?
A man is caught on live national TV naked and drunk in the middle of the sacred Namahage festival, where men dressed in ogre-like costumes visit homes to scare kids into behaving during the next year....
2 Movies · 1 TV Series
After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her after learnin...
My Room, Row 1
Movie meets humanities! This talk show/variety show for movie enthusiasts features interesting discussions by a writer and two movie directors where film and humanities intertwine.
Ten Years Japan
Five short stories from five different directors set ten years in Japan's future.
1 TV Series
So I Can Be Alright: Cocco's Endless Journey
A documentary about the J-pop / folk rock singer Cocco.
Twelve years after their beloved eldest son, Junpei, drowned while saving a stranger's life, Kyohei and Toshiko welcome their surviving children home for a family reunion. Younger son Ryota still feel...
A very energetic, fresh and skilful début in DV from young Tokyo actor and model. Hanging out, clubbing and drugging, a young band of friends get way in over their heads when they inadvertently lose a...
A portrait of an ordinary family that turns unstable when their frivolous son Shuji returns home after a long absence.
This World (Winter)
The film takes shape through the form of a video exchange between Hirokazu Kore-eda and Naomi Kawase. Each films the world around them and intimately reflects on their individual struggles with making...
A father loses his short-term memory as the result of a botched medical procedure which causes him to develop Wernicke's Encephalopathy. Koreeda chronicles his family’s fight to receive proper treatme...