Kore-eda Hirokazu at IFFR
KORE-EDA Hirokazu (1962, Japan) studied at Waseda University while planning to become a writer, but eventually made many prize-winning television documentaries first. Ever since his debut feature Maborosi (1995), almost all his work has been presented in Rotterdam. Eventually Kore-eda also published a novel: But ... A Welfare Bureaucrat: A Trace to Death. His films were awarded several international prices, such as the Jury Price in Cannes for Like Father, Like Son (2013).
Shikashi.../However... (1991, doc), Mo hitotsu no kyoku - Kougai ha doko he itta/Lessons from a Calf (1991, doc), Nihonjin ni naritakatta (1992), Shinshu sukechi - Sorezono Miyazawa Kenji (1993), Yottsu no shibu jikoku (1993), Eiga ga jidai o utsusutoki - Hou Hsiao-Hsien to Edward Yang (1993), Kare no inai hachigatsu ga/August Without Him (1994, doc), Maborosi no hikari/Maborosi (1995), Kioku ga ushenawareta toki/Without Memory (1996, doc), Wandafuru raifu/After Life (1998), Distance (2001), Dare mo shiranai/Nobody Knows (2004), Hana yori mo naho/Hana (2006), Aruitemo aruitemo/Still Walking (2008), Daijoubu de aruyouni Cocco owaranai tabi/Wishing You're Alright – Journey Without an End by Cocco (2008) Kuki ningyo/Air Doll (2009), Kaidan - Horror Classics (2010, segment Nochi no hi/The Days After), Kiseki/I Wish (2011), Goingu mai hoomu/Going Home (2012, TV series), Soshite chichi ni naru/Like Father, Like Son (2013), Umimachi diary/Our Little Sister (2015), Ishibumi (2015, TV), Umi yori mo mada fukaku/After the Storm (2016)