Japan Creator Bank

Creator

Haruhiko Arai

Haruhiko Arai

Writer
Date of Birth
January 26, 1947
Zodiac Sign
Aquarius
Career
Born in Setagaya, Tokyo. Assistant Director at Wakamatsu Production. 1977: debut as a scriptwriter of „Shinjuku Midaremachi, Ikumade Matte“. 1997: debut as a director of “Mimo Kokoromo”. Editor and Publisher of quarterly magazine “Art of Movie”. Contract Professor at Japan Institute of the Moving Image.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
screenplay (live action) 1979 Kamisama no kureta Akanbō (Baby from Heaven)
screenplay (live action) 1979 Akai Kami no Onna (A Woman with Red Hair
screenplay (live action) 1981 Enrai (Rolls of Thunder afar)
screenplay (live action) 1981 Ah! Onnatachi Waika (Ah! Women’s pornography)
screenplay (live action) 1982 Kyabarē Nikki (Cabaret Diary)
teleplay (live action) 1990 Yūwaku (Seduction)
teleplay (live action) 1995 Nusumareta Jōji (Stolen affair)
screenplay (live action) 2014 Umi o kanjiru toki (When I feel the sea)
screenplay (live action) 2015 When I was most beautiful
screenplay (live action) 2019 Kakō no Hutari (At a crater)

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
1984 58th Kinema Junpo Award for Screenplay The Tragedy of W
1988 62th Kinema Junpo Award for Screenplay Kamu onna, Revolver, Machinureta onna
2003 77th Kinema Junpo Award for Screenplay Vibrator
2011 85th Kinema Junpo Award for Screenplay Someday
2013 87th Kinema Junpo Award for Screenplay The Back Water