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Hirokazu Koreeda
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Hirokazu Koreeda

Koreeda Hirokazu (born in 1962 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese film director. His films explore themes of memory, death and coming to terms with loss.

Koreeda originally planned to be a novelist, but after graduating from Waseda University instead worked as an assistant director making documentaries for TV Man Union. He snuck off set to direct his first film, Lessons from a Calf (1991).

Has produced films for directors Nishikawa Miwa and Iseya Yusuke.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Hirokazu Koreeda Facts

BirthplaceTokyo, Japan

Selected Filmography

Not available.