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Tetsu Maeda

Tetsu Maeda

Director
Career
Maeda gained experience at the Toei movie studios in Tokyo as stage set and art assistant and later became a free assistant director. He participated in movies by various directors including Juzo Itami, Yojiro Takita, Junji Sakamoto, Masayuki Suo and more. He made his directorial debut in 1998 with the omnibus movie ”Pocky zaka koi monogatari” (Chief director: Shinji Somai).

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2021 And, the Baton Was Passed
Movie (Live-Action) 2021 No Money for Retirement!
Movie (Live-Action) 2019 Boku no Suki na Sensei
Movie (Live-Action) 2018 A Banana? At This Time of Night?
Movie (Live-Action) 2013 My Departure
Movie (Live-Action) 2012 The Boy Inside
Movie (Live-Action) 2011 Sukiyaki
Movie (Live-Action) 2010 Saru Lock The Movie
Movie (Live-Action) 2007 Dolphin blue: Fuji, mou ichido sora e
Movie (Live-Action) 2006 A Cheerful Gang Turns the Earth

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
2008 21st Tokyo International Film Festival Audience Award, Jury Award School Days with a Pig
2008 International Film Festival for Children and Youth 2008 The City of Zlín Audience Award School Days with a Pig
2008 Jeonju International Film Festival 2008 Audience Award School Days with a Pig
2021年 46th Hochi Film Award Best Director "And, the Baton Was Passed", "No Money for Retirement!"