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Kazuya Shiraishi

Kazuya Shiraishi

Director
Date of Birth
December 17, 1974
English level
n/a
Career
Born in Hokkaido, Asahikawa City. Shiraishi joined a film class held by director Genji Nakamura in 1995. Later, he studied under director Koji Wakamatsu and worked as a free assistant director. He gained attention for his first feature-length movie ”Lost Paradise in Tokyo” (2010).

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2010 Lost Paradise in Tokyo
Movie (Live-Action) 2013 The Devil's Path
Movie (Live-Action) 2016 Twisted Justice
Movie (Live-Action) 2017 Birds Without Names
Movie (Live-Action) 2018 Sunny/32
Movie (Live-Action) 2018 The Blood of Wolves
Movie (Live-Action) 2018 Dare to Stop Us
Movie (Live-Action) 2019 A Gambler's Odyssey 2020
Movie (Live-Action) 2019 Sea of Revival
Movie (Live-Action) 2019 Hitoyo

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- 5th TAMA Film Festival Best Emerging Director Award38th Hochi Film Awards Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting ActressKaneto Shindo Award 2013 Gold Award26th Nikkan Sports Film Award Best Supporting Actor35th Yokohama Film Festival Best Film, Best New Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Music68th Mainichi Film Awards Best Supporting Actor, Best Music87th Kinema Junpo Best Ten Best Film, Best Supporting Actor56th Blue Ribbon Awards Best Supporting Actor37th Japan Academy Film PrizePicture of the Year, Director of the Year, Screenplay of the Year, Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role The Devil's Path
- 42nd Hochi Film Awards Best Lead Actress39th Yokohama Film Festival Japanese Movies Best Ten Rank 3, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor30th Nikkan Sports Film Award Best Actress91st Kinema Junpo Best Ten Japanese Movies Best Ten Rank 9, Best Actress60th Blue Ribbon Awards Best Director, Best Actor41st Japan Academy Film Prize Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role27th Japanese Professional Movie Awards Rank 7 Birds Without Names
- 10th TAMA Film Festival Best Actor43rd Hochi Film Awards Best Film, Best Actor40th Yokohama Film Festival Japanese Movies Best Ten, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor31st Nikkan Sports Film Award YūjirōIshihara Award, Best Director42nd Japan Academy Film Prize Director of the Year, Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Outstanding Achievement in Music, Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography, Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction, Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction, Outstanding Achievement in Sound Recording, Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing61st Blue Ribbon Awards Best Director, Best Supporting Actor28th Tokyo Sports Film Award Best Supporting Actor92nd Kinema Junpo Best Ten Best Supporting Actor13th Asian Film Awards Best Actor The Blood of Wolves
- 93rd Kinema Junpo Best Ten Japanese Movies Best Director Newcomer Award for Fine Arts Sea of Revival
- 93rd Kinema Junpo Best Ten Japanese Movies Best Director Hitoyo