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Takahisa Zeze

Takahisa Zeze

Date of Birth
May 24, 1960
Born in Oita. Zeze started to shoot independent films while studying at Kyoto University. After working as an assistant director, he made his director debut in 1989 with the movie ”Kagai jugyo: boko”.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2003 MOON CHILD
Movie (Live-Action) 2009 Pandemic
Movie (Live-Action) 2016 64: Part 1 & 2
Movie (Live-Action) 2017 The Lowlife
Movie (Live-Action) 2017 The 8-Year Engagement
Movie (Live-Action) 2018 The Chrysanthemum and the Guillotine
Movie (Live-Action) 2019 Threads - Our Tapestry of Love
TV (Live-Action) 2019 Villain: Perpetrator Chase
Movie (Live-Action) 2021 Tomorrow's Dinner Table
Movie (Live-Action) 2021 In The Wake

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts Heaven's Story
- 61st Berlin International Film Festival FIPRESCI Award Heaven's Story
- 61st Berlin International Film FestivalNETPAC Award Heaven's Story
- Montreal World Film Festival World competition section Innovation Award Life Back Then
- Japan Academy Prize Director of the Year Award 64