YOSHINARI NISHIKORI

PROFILE

1962
Born in Izumo, Shimane Prefecture.


1996
Debut as a movie director with the movie "BUGS". (Main cast: Kaori Takahashi and others)

1999
Scriptwriter and director on the movie "Mamotte Agetai!" (Main cast: Miho Kanno and others).
He suddenly receives public attention.


2002
Scriptwriter and director of "Shiroi Fune" (Main cast: Mami Nakamura, Gaku Hamada and others)
Release of the movie filmed in his hometown.
This movie topped the box office of mini-theatre Japanese films that year.
(Japan Arts Council Movie Development Programs / Authorized by the Ministry of Education / Recommended by
Social Security Council of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)


2003
Director of "Heart of the Sea" (Main cast: Risa Sudo, Kiyotaka Sugiyama and others)
(Recommended by Nippon Surfing Association)


2005
Scriptwriter and director of "Miracle Banana" (Main cast: Sayuri Oyamada, Ken Ogata and others)
(Japan Arts Council Movie Development Programs / Authorized by the Ministry of Education / Recommended by Social
Security Council of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)


2008
Scriptwriter and director of "Un-Nan" (Main cast: Ryo Hashizume, Nana Yanagisawa, Yoshiko Miyazaki and others)
(Recommended by Child Welfare Council of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)
(Best Film Honor Award of 2009 Honolulu Film Awards / Feature Film Competition of 2009 KINOTAYO FILM FESTIVAL)


2010
Scriptwriter and director of "RAILWAYS 49-sai de Densha no Untenshi ni Natta Otoko no Monogatari"
(Main cast: Kiichi Nakai and others)
Soleil d'Or KINOTAYO - Grand Prix of 2010 KINOTAYO FILM FESTIVAL in France


2011
Director of "Wasao" (Main cast: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Akita dog Wasao and others)


2013
Scriptwriter and director of "KON-SHIN" (Main cast: Ayumi Ito, Sho Aoyagi and others)
World premiere in the feature film competition of the 36th Montreal World Film Festival
Japan premiere in the feature film competition of the 25th Tokyo International Film Festival


2016
Scriptwriter and director of the newest period film "TATARA SAMURAI" with EXILE HIRO as an executive producer.
This film won the award for the Best Artistic Contribution award in the world competition at the 40th Montreal World
Film Festival 2016 which is the largest film festival in North America.
It also won the Grand Prix at India's "Directors' Fortnight Kolkata".
Moreover, it won the Grand Prix for feature-length films on "Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival" held in Louisiana, U.S.A.
This work earned high acclaim in many countries and has won 10 awards so far. "TATARA SAMURAI" was released
nationwide on May 20, 2017 (Sat.).

Among the many directors who have adapted movies from original works, he is one of the few who collect materials,
make the plan and write the script themselves.

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