Japan Creator Bank

Creator

Yukiko Mishima

Yukiko Mishima

Writer
Date of Birth
April 22, 1969
Career
Director and Writer. Yukiko Mishima had produced human documentary works under the theme of “emotional pain and recover” during her career in NHK. She later left NHK to create her own theatrical movies and studied production at Toei Kyoto Studio. “A Stich of Life” (2015) was screened as a world premiere at Jeonju International Film Festival. “Dear Etranger” (2017) got Special Grand Prix of the Jury Award at the 41st Montreal World Film Festival.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
movie direction (live action) 2009 The Tattoo 〜Scent of the Moon〜 (Shisei: Like a Smelling Moon)
movie script and directing (live action) 2012 Bread of Happiness
movie script and directing (live action) 2014 A Drop of the Grapevine
movie direction (live action) 2015 A Stitch of Life
movie script and directing (live action) 2016 Night’sTightrope
movie direction (live action) 2017 Dear etranger
movie script and directing (live action) 2020 Red
TV directing (live action) 2015 The reed of glass (The Glass Reed)
others 2011 Novel “Bread of Happiness”
others 2014 Novel “A Drop of the Grapevine”

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
2017 Special Grand Prix of the Jury Award at the 41st Montreal World Film Festival Dear Etranger
2017 Best Work at the 41st Yamaji Fumiko Film Awards Dear Etranger
2017 Best Director at the 42nd Hochi Film Awards Dear Etranger