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Creator

Naoto Kumazawa

Naoto Kumazawa

Director
Date of Birth
April 6, 1967
Career
Kumazawa entered Pony Canyon and was engaged in the production of movies. His movie ”Liberal” was nominated at the Pia Film Festival for the PFF Award. After leaving Pony Canyon, he directed his first feature-length movie ”Letters from Kanai Nirai” in 2005 for which he also wrote the script.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2005 Letters from Kanai Nirai
Movie (Live-Action) 2006 Vanished
Movie (Live-Action) 2008 DIVE!!
Movie (Live-Action) 2006 Rainbow Song
Movie (Live-Action) 2010 From Me to You
Movie (Live-Action) 2014 Close Range Love
Movie (Live-Action) 2017 The Anthem of the Heart
Movie (Live-Action) 2017 Yurigokoro
Movie (Live-Action) 2018 Gokko
TV (Live-Action) 2020 Renzoku Satsujinki Kaeru Otoko

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- Pia Film Festival PFF Award Nomination Liberal
- Oporto International Film Festival Best Director Award Tokyo Noir Birthday