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Hitoshi Yazaki

Hitoshi Yazaki

Date of Birth
November 20
Yazaki directed the movie ”Afternoon Breezes” in 1980 while studying at the Nihon University College of Art Cinema Department of Cinema. In 1992, he received Luis Buñuel's L'Age d'Or Award hosted by the Belgium Royal Family for his movie ”March Comes in Like a Lion”. He became an ambassador of the Agency for Cultural Affairs Overseas and went to the UK in 1996.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 1980 Afternoon Breezes
Movie (Live-Action) 1992 March Comes in Like a Lion
Movie (Live-Action) 2006 Strawberry Shortcakes
Movie (Live-Action) 2010 Sweet Little Lies
Movie (Live-Action) 2014 Taiyou no Suwaru Bashiyo
Movie (Live-Action) 2016 A Cappella
Movie (Live-Action) 2018 Still Life of Memories
Movie (Live-Action) 2020 Sakura

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
1982 Yokohama Film Festival 1982 Independent movies Award Afternoon Breezes
1991 Luis Buñuel's “L'Age d'Or Award” hosted by the Belgium Royal Family March Comes in Like a Lion
2006 Asian Film Festival Barcelona 2006 Special Jury Award Strawberry Shortcakes
2016 Sakhalin International Film Festival Special Jury Award A Cappella
2018 Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival 2018 Fantaland Award Human section Still Life of Memories
2019 Japan Movie Critics Award 2019 Special film Award Still Life of Memories