Japan Creator Bank

Creator

Kenji Yamauchi

Kenji Yamauchi

Director
Date of Birth
November 2, 1958
Career
Born in Tokyo. After graduating from Waseda University, Yamauchi entered Dentsu Eiga-sha in 1983. After leaving the company, he worked on commercials, short movies, feature-length movies as well as creation and direction of stage plays. He made his debut as a feature-length movie director in 2011 with his movie ”Being Mitsuko”.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
TV (Live-Action) 2001 Smap Short Films ”Chiryo”
TV (Live-Action) 2002 Yonimo kimyôna monogatari ”Manhole”
TV (Live-Action) 2004 Engimono. ”Ai no Sekai”
Movie (Live-Action) 2006 Have a nice Day (segment ”Please, wake up”)
Movie (Live-Action) 2011 Being Mitsuko
Movie (Live-Action) 2015 Her Father, My Lover
Movie (Live-Action) 2016 At the terrace
Movie (Live-Action) 2018 The Bastard and the Beautiful World

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- 27th Warsaw Film Festival International Competition section nomination Being Mitsuko
- 28th Tokyo International Film Festival Japanese Cinema Splash section official selection Her Father, My Lover
- 29th Tokyo International Film Festival Japanese Cinema Splash section official selection At the terrace