Japan Creator Bank

Creator

Isao Yukisada

Isao Yukisada

Director
Date of Birth
August 3, 1968
Career
Yukisada made his feature film director debut with ”OPEN HOUSE” (1997, Shochiku). His first theatrical released work was ”Sunflower”. He gained attention for his success with ”Go!” and eventually became a hit maker while creating titles including ”Crying Out Love, In the Center of the World”, ”Year One in the North”, ”Spring Snow” etc.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2000 Himawari (Sunflower)
Movie (Live-Action) 2001 Go!
Movie (Live-Action) 2001 Luxurious Bone
Movie (Live-Action) 2003 A Day on the Planet
Movie (Live-Action) 2004 Crying Out Love, In the Center of the World
Movie (Live-Action) 2005 Kita no Zeronen (Year One in the North)
Movie (Live-Action) 2005 Spring Snow
Movie (Live-Action) 2010 Parade
Movie (Live-Action) 2009 A Good Husband
Movie (Live-Action) 2018 River's Edge

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- 2nd Michinoku International Mystery Film Festival in Morioka New director encouragement award Grand Prix OPEN HOUSE
- 5th Busan International Film Festival FIPRESCI Award Sunflower
- 25th Japan Academy Film Prize Best Director Award, 6th Japan Movie Critics Award Director Award, 14th Nikkan Sports Film Award Director Award, 16th Takasaki Film Festival New Director Grand Prix Award Go!
- 60th Berlin International Film Festival FIPRESCI Award Parade
- 68th Berlin International Film Festival FIPRESCI Award River's Edge