Japan Creator Bank

Creator

Hare Kawaguchi

Hare Kawaguchi

Writer
Date of Birth
November 16, 1960
Career
Hare Kawaguchi / Nozomu Enoki graduated from Waseda University. From 1988 to 2018, he worked as a producer at Video Department of Shochiku Co., Ltd. From 2004 to 2008, he was the Planning Manager of Video Plannning Division. He later acted as Planning Manager of Shochiku Studio from 2011 to 2014. He studied screenwriting under Director Shinji Somai and Director Kogi Tanaka (from Ozu group).

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
screenplay (live action) 1990 Tokyo Heaven written in the name “Yuhei Enoki”
teleplay (live action) 1997 Kagishi 5 (The Locksmith 5) written in the name “Yuhei Enoki”
screenplay (live action) 2001 Umbrella Flower written in the name “Raimi Mori”
screenplay (live action) 2002 Night of the Shooting Stars written in the name “Raimi Mori”
screenplay (live action) 2007 Tsubakiyama’s Send Back written in the name “Hare Kawaguchi”
screenplay (live action) 2007 10 Promises to My Dog written in the name “Hare Kawaguchi”
screenplay (live action) 2018 You Are the Apple of My Eye written in the name “Shiori Yamazuki” collaborating with other writers
film production (live action) 2004 Quill produced under the name “Nozomu Enoki”
film production (live action) 2006 Hana produced under the name “Nozomu Enoki”
film production (live action) 2015 Nagasaki: Memories of My Son produced under the name “Nozomu Enoki”

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
1991 Japan Professional Movie Awards Screenplay for “Manatsu no Chikyu (Midsummer Earth)”
1994 Japan Academy Prize for Best Screenplay Screenplay for “RAMPO,” collaborating with othoer creators
1997 Critics Award in Berlin International Film Fesetival Producing “Wait and See”
2003 Best Work at Japan Academy Prize Producing “When the Last Sword is Drawn”
2005 Award for Best Artistic Contribution at Tokyo International Film Festival Producing “Niwatori wa Hadashi da (Chicken Is Barefoot)”