Tetsuya Takehora

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Tetsuya Takehora
Born 1974 (age 39–40)[1]
Aomori Prefecture, Japan
Occupation Film director
Screenwriter
Years active 2004

Tetsuya Takehora (竹洞哲也 Takehora Tetsuya?) is a Japanese film director and screenwriter.

Life and career[edit]

Tetsuya Takehora studied at the Japan Academy of Moving Images (日本映画学校?),[1] founded by director Shōhei Imamura in 1975 as the Yokohama Vocational School of Broadcast and Film.[2] He entered the film industry as an assistant director at Ōkura Pictures (OP Eiga), in which capacity he worked for five years.[3] He made his directorial debut with Peep Show (人妻の秘密 覗き覗かれ?) (2004),[4] and won the Best New Director award at the Pink Grand Prix the same year for Picture Book of a Beautiful Young Girl: Soaked Uniform (美少女図鑑 汚された制服 Bishōjozukan: abusareta seifuku?).[5] Takehora's films are generally in a light, erotic-comic vein, and have proven popular with pink film audiences and critics.[3] He was given the Best Director title the following year for Lustful Hitchhiker: Sought Wife (2005),[6] and a four-film career retrospective show at the third annual R18 Love Cinema Showcase held at Tokyo's Theatre Pole-Pole Higashi Nakano in 2006.[3]

Award-winning films[edit]

"Ten Best" films, Pink Grand Prix[edit]

Pinky Ribbon Awards[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

English[edit]

  • Sharp, Jasper (2008). Behind the Pink Curtain: The Complete History of Japanese Sex Cinema. Guildford: FAB Press. pp. 331–332, 362. ISBN 978-1-903254-54-7. 

Japanese[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "竹洞哲也(監督)×小松公典(脚本)×サーモン鮭山" (in Japanese). intro.ne.jp (Creators Movie Magazine). Retrieved 2009-06-22. 
  2. ^ "沿革 (History)" (in Japanese). Japan Academy of Moving Images. Retrieved 2009-06-22. 
  3. ^ a b c Sharp, Jasper (2008). Behind the Pink Curtain: The Complete History of Japanese Sex Cinema. Guildford: FAB Press. p. 331. ISBN 978-1-903254-54-7. 
  4. ^ "Pink Films History" (in Japanese). P.G. Web Site. Retrieved 2009-06-22. 
  5. ^ "Best Ten of 2004 (2004年度ベストテン)" (in Japanese). P*G Website. Retrieved January 18, 2009. 
  6. ^ "2005年度ベストテン" [Best Ten of 2005] (in Japanese). P*G Website. Retrieved January 18, 2009. 
Awards and achievements
Pink Grand Prix
Preceded by
Hideo Jojo
for Wives Who Want to Try
Pink Grand Prix for Best New Director
Tetsuya Takehora

2004
for Picture Book of a Beautiful Young Girl: Soaked Uniform
Succeeded by
Yasufumi Tanaka
for Three Naked Sisters: Lewdness
Preceded by
Shinji Imaoka
for Lunch Box
Pink Grand Prix for Best Director
Tetsuya Takehora

2005
for Lustful Hitchhiker: Sought Wife
Succeeded by
Yutaka Ikejima
for Hostess Madness: Unparched Nectar