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Yukiko Mishima

Yukiko Mishima

Date of Birth
April 22, 1969
Director and Writer. Mishima planned and produced human documentary works under the topic ”heart pain and rebirth” at NHK. She left NHK to create movies and learned directing at Toei Kyoto Movie Studio. Her movie ”A Stitch of Life” (2015) celebrated its premiere at the Jeonju International Film Festival. In 2017, ”DEAR ETRANGER” was awarded with the Special Jury Award at the 41st Montreal World Film Festival.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2009 The Tatoo ~Scent of the Moon~
Movie (Live-Action) 2012 Bread of Happiness
Movie (Live-Action) 2014 A Drop of the Grapevine
Movie (Live-Action) 2016 Night's Tightrope
Movie (Live-Action) 2017 DEAR ETRANGER
Movie (Live-Action) 2018 The Antique: Secret of the Old Books
Movie (Live-Action) 2020 Red
Movie (Live-Action) 2015 The reed of glass
TV (Live-Action) 2021 5 Meters Radius
Movie (Live-Action) 2024 一月の声に歓びを刻め

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- 41st Montreal World Film Festival Special Jury Award DEAR ETRANGER
- 41st Fumiko Yamaji Movie Award DEAR ETRANGER
- 42nd Hochi Film Award Best Director DEAR ETRANGER